Monthly Archives: February 2014

Academies Failure:

Academy Schools Programme ‘A Spectacular Failure’   Anti Academies Alliance speaks out as Ofsted seizes control of 10 schools from E-Act chain England’s school privatisation experiment should be “dead” after a failing academy chain was forced to surrender a third … Continue reading

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Ventnor Town Council’s Letter to 40 councillors Concerning Salisbury Gardens;

Dear County Councillor Ventnor Town Council’s concerns about the motion on the Agenda of tomorrow’s Full Council meeting  to withdraw the Green from the lease agreement for Salisbury Gardens while its development potential is explored are such that we trust … Continue reading

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Step Up Resistance to Attacks on Pensions

The TUC has shifted its emphasis from defining and fighting for the Alternative to giving everyone a pay rise.They are calling a demo on it in the Autumn. Pensioners students, unemployed and claimants all deserve to raise their living standards … Continue reading

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Workers’ Weekly on the Floods:

Hold the Government to Account for theDevastation Caused by the Floods Last year, extreme weather and high tides started destroying homes on the East Coast. In the following months, there has been extensive and persistent flooding of hundreds of square … Continue reading

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PCS: Millions abandoned as government plots to close tax centres

  12 February 2014 Millions of taxpayers are being abandoned as the government confirmed today it will close its face-to-face enquiry centres. The closure of the UK’s 281 walk-in tax offices, expected to take place by the end of June, … Continue reading

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Unions Protest Against Threat of Rail Privatisation across Europe

The UK’s rail unions will join colleagues from across Europe in Strasbourg today (Tuesday) to protest against European Commission (EC) plans to impose the privatisation of rail passenger services across Europe. Today and tomorrow (Wednesday) MEPs in Strasbourg will be … Continue reading

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Britain’s Flood Chaos: What Would Marx And Engels Say?

    Communism’s greatest thinkers were ahead of their time in their attitudes towards the environment, says DEREK WALL Where I live in Berkshire has been dramatically hit by the recent floods. Luckily for my neighbours and me we live … Continue reading

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