Monthly Archives: October 2015

‘I don’t think Scunthorpe has a future’ (Video)

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Caparo steel group to cut 452 jobs across UK sites

Steel company Caparo Industries is cutting 452 jobs across its UK sites after going into administration earlier this month. More than 300 jobs are being lost at plants in the West Midlands, with other losses at sites in Hartlepool, Wrexham … Continue reading

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TUC: unionlearn:

Learning & Organising This course will help reps: examine the current situation in their workplace and identify some of the environmental factors that impact on the learning and organising agenda enhance knowledge and understanding of the link between learning and … Continue reading

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Nepal: Communist Bhandari is first female president

Nepalese parliament elects women’s rights campaigner to top post NEPAL’S parliament elected the country’s first female president yesterday. Communist Party of Nepal — Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML) vice-chair Bidhya Devi Bhandari was elected by 327 votes to 214 for Nepali Congress party … Continue reading

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Peter Oborne’s unofficial Chilcot Inquiry into Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot’s report into the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq is already nearly five years late. He has just announced that is should be published in June or July 2016. Political commentator Peter Oborne cannot understand why … Continue reading

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Norfolk County Council abandons £50m worth of cuts

A £50m raft of possible cuts to services across Norfolk, including mass closures of libraries and fire stations, have been abandoned. But millions of pounds of cuts and savings, including some which will affect some of the most vulnerable people … Continue reading

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Safeguarding the Future of Lewisham Hospital

The Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign (SLHC) has fought on many fronts, relying on its own initiative and mobilising all concerned people to participate in the fight, to safeguard the future of Lewisham Hospital. They have been aware that the future … Continue reading

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