Author Archives: Tony Burke

Abdullah Öcalan – International Delegation Statement

AN URGENT APPEAL TO THE GOVERNEMENT OF TURKEY AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY Abdullah Öcalan’s unlawful and inhumane isolation must be ended immediately. Otherwise hundreds of people who are on hunger strike in Turkish prisons and outside Turkey face certain death … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey On Channel 4 News

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Speech at the VSC Emergancy Rally January 31st in London

Good evening and thanks for coming out on such a bitterly cold evening here in London. I am Tony Burke, Chair of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign who called today’s event and I am also speaking on behalf of Unite the … Continue reading

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Workers Uniting Statement On Venezuela

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Norweigian Union Merge

Leaders of two of Norway’s largest labour unions have merged. Together they will represent around 160,000 workers in the transport, construction, hotel, restaurant and automobile sectors. Fellesforbundet was already Norway’s second-largest trade union federation, with around 140,000 members. It was … Continue reading

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MPs Must Vote Down Theresa May’s Brexit Deal

Unite calls on MPs to vote down Theresa May’s Brexit deal tomorrow when it is brought to Parliament. The deal utterly fails to protect the jobs and working rights of our members. At best it offers us all – from … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Speech On PMs Statement Today

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on the Brexit deal in the House today, said: Mr Speaker, I would link to thank the Prime Minister for advance copy of her statement. In … Continue reading

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Contrast Between Germany & UK On Immigration Policy

As the UK Government and the right wing media (and sadly the BBC) have been ramping up an ‘immigration crisis’ it is worth contrasting this with what is happening in Germany following Merkel’s ‘open door’ policy and how they have … Continue reading

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Support Adrian Weir For NPF Seat

Support Adrian Weir (@AMJWeir) Standing for NPF seat on the London Labour Party Regional Executive

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Interview with Senator Napolean Gomez, President of Los Mineros Union in Mexico

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