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Chris Stephens SNP MP says Governments have turned a blind eye to what’s happening in Turkey

Chris Stephens, Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow South West, supporter of both Freedom For Ocalan Campaign and Peace In Kurdistan interviewed by journalist Erem Kansoy. Chris Stephens highlights the importance of Öcalan’s freedom for peace in Turkey and the Middle … Continue reading

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Withering Assessment Of Johnson’s Bungling & How Starmer Got The Measure Of Him And The Tories

By Paul Waugh, HuffPost UK. Monday May 11th “Hope is not a plan”. That was one of the most candid assessments in the government’s new 51-page roadmap for easing the UK out of its seven-week coronavirus lockdown. For Boris Johnson, for so long the … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey: “Decisions taken now will shape our country’s future – we need clarity to build public confidence” 

Responding to the statement by the prime minister broadcast this evening (10thMay), the leader of the Unite union has called for `clarity and caution’as the country continues to combat the coronavirus which has left the UK with one of the … Continue reading

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Survey: Britons are “hungry for change, hungry for a new deal now and post COVID-19 crisis”

A new national poll on behalf of the Unite trade union today (Thursday 7th May) finds the country ‘hungry for major change’ to how our economy works and how key workers are rewarded. The poll, conducted in the run up to May Day 2020 reveals … Continue reading

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TUC Employment Rights After Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the underlying weakness of the UK’s employment laws and we can expect there will be demands from employers for ‘more flexibility’ or attempts to weaken the already weak employment laws. European and global trade unions … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey: “We need to unite behind Keir Starmer to cleanse Labour of this shame

With the labour movement reeling from the revelations contained in the leaked report concerning how Labour HQ has handled complaints over anti-semitism in recent years, the party’s biggest affiliate has called for unity behind the new leader. Writing today (Wednesday) … Continue reading

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UK auto industry shuts down: government needs to step in to support workers, and fast, as Coronavirus hits

By Professor David Bailey, is Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe, Professor of Business Economics at the Birmingham Business School and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Brexit Studies March 19th 2020 (updated) With JLR confirming it will … Continue reading

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Len McCluskey: “We need measures equal to the economic and public health emergencies upon us”

Responding to chancellor Rishi Sunak’s package of support for businesses announced this evening (Tuesday, 17th March) and the prime minister’s pledge to do `whatever it takes’ to support people and jobs through the corona virus crisis, the head of the UK’s leading union, Unite, … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Premiere of ‘Wapping – The Workers Story’

The Yorkshire premiere of the film “Wapping – the Workers’ Story” – see flyer below. Although the event is free, space is limited, so please do book by clicking here.

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The Maverick Advisers Running Britain – Brilliant Article By Harry Lambert

Under Boris Johnson, parliament has been silenced and an inner circle of power-brokers are driving Downing Street’s agenda. Who are they? By Harry Lambert of the New Statesman On Sunday 26 June 2016, at 11.18am, Dominic Cummings sent an email … Continue reading

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