Monthly Archives: January 2017

Political Forum in the North East:

A Programme of Political Forums on the Future of Society You are warmly invited to a Political Forum in the North East of England on the Future of Society. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 10.00am – 5.00pm, followed by a social … Continue reading

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SERTUC: Women’s Rights

Women’s Rights Committee celebrate: Mary Quaile Activist, Agitator and Trades Unionist – Wednesday 18 January 2017 Date and time of event: Wed 18 Jan 2017 – 17:30 to 19:30 Venue and town/city: TUC Congress House, 23-28 Great Russell Street, London … Continue reading

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Atomic weapons workers to strike

UK’s atomic weapons workers to stage two 48hr strikes in January Atomic weapons workers will stage two 48-hour strikes from Wednesday next week over what they claim are “broken promises” over pension cuts, Unite the Union announced. Six hundred staff … Continue reading

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If the government cannot solve the problem in the NHS, then surely they should step aside and allow those who can!

Minor illnesses and people turning up in A&E should not be seen as the problem of crisis now hitting the NHS and St Mary’s. There is enough evidence around to see what the problems are and how to extrapolate a … Continue reading

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New Low Pay Rates in April:

  Minimum wage rates go up in April  The increase in national minimum wage rates – and the so-called national living wage – which will come into force on 1 April. The new rates are: 25 and over – £7.50 … Continue reading

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Cabin Crew Strike:

BA cabin crew strike takes off  Tim Lezard   Banner, News Cabin crew working for British Airways’s ‘mixed fleet’ have begun a 48-hour strike over pay. More than 800 people joined Unite yesterday to take part in the action, which … Continue reading

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WHO: Info: Doctors (per 1,000 people)

Doctors (per 1,000 people)   World Health Organization’s Global Health Workforce Statistics, OECD, supplemented by country data.   Overview per country (Those able to show consistent figs.) 1990-2011 Afghanistan 0.1      0.2 Albania             … Continue reading

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