BRADFORD COUNCIL in West Yorkshire has come under fire after it was revealed it was tackling a backlog of more than 500 tribunal appeals against refusal of housing benefit.
The scale of the problem came to light when Local Government and Social Care ombudsman Michael King investigated...
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
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RMT declare more strikes as bosses refuse to guarantee jobs
Friday 29th Sep 2017
PM defends the laissez-faire market of foodbanks, financial crisis and war
Vulnerable people needing care are missing meals and left unwashed because staff are trying to squeeze in too many visits to do their jobs properly, new research has revealed.
Public service union Unison carried out a survey of 1,000 staff which revealed that carers often have only 15...
RYANAIR was accused yesterday of breaking the law by misleading passengers about their rights after they had their flights cancelled.
Civil Aviation Authority head Andrew Haines said he was furious that passengers were not informed of their rights.
He said travellers were...
THOUSANDS of workers at Sellafield nuclear recycling plant in Cumbria will walk out on strike for 24 hours today over pay.
The GMB union workers voted 76 per cent for strike action after Sellafield Ltd imposed a below-inflation pay increase of 1.5 per cent.
Wednesday 27th Sep 2017
THE family of a late Labour activist and Palestine campaigner have demanded that an award in his memory be revoked and the party apologise after it was presented to the Jewish Labour Movement.
International campaigner Del Singh was killed by a Taliban bomb in a restaurant in Kabul in...
Unions warn that Tories’ new funding plan isn’t enough
Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
GMB protest calls for regulation of cab industry
TV FAVOURITES have thrown their weight behind calls to ban fox hunters from tens of thousands of acres of woodland, moors and farmland.
Stars Bill Oddie, Tony Robinson, Paul O’Grady, and Chris Packham are supporting a vote at the National Trust AGM this October on the issue.