Monthly Archives: June 2018

National Demonstration on the 70th Anniversary of the NHS:

Today, Let Us All take a Stand, Speak Out in Defence of the Right to Health Care! Today, Let Us All take a Stand, Speak Out in Defence of the Right to Health Care! Today’s Celebration and Demonstration has been … Continue reading

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Labour’s new policy and the Bank of England is fundamentally pro-capital and anti-labour

Richard MurphyPosted on June 20 2018 Tax Research UK Blog I try very hard to be positive about the Labour Party’s economic policies, and I promise you, it is hard. Take this morning as an example. As the Guardian and … Continue reading

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Class Struggles in Scotland:

Shetland gas plant workers vote for industrial action 22 June 2018 Members of the Unite union at Total’s Shetland gas plant have voted to take industrial action. It comes amid a row over working patterns. Unite said members had “emphatically” … Continue reading

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UNISON: NHS outsourcing is bad for staff and bad for patients

The planned outsourcing of staff at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust is not in the interests of staff nor patients, says UNISON. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis has written to the head of the north west NHS Trust outlining … Continue reading

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Working Conditions: When it’s too Hot to Work.

UK heatwave: When is it too hot to work? The warm weather can be a particularly relaxing time… if you are not working With a heatwave warning in place until Thursday for parts of the UK, it’s going to be … Continue reading

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Workers in the construction industry on a ‘blacklist’ due to their union activities.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-44581662/i-m-a-trade-unionist-not-a-terrorist Dave Smith was one of hundreds of workers in the construction industry put on a ‘blacklist’ due to their trade union activities. It destroyed his career by preventing him from getting and maintaining work. The police has admitted it … Continue reading

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Create a “Shadow” Authority.

Create a “Shadow” Authority on the Isle of Wight. Now’s the time to think about a New Public Authority. The Civil Authority is in tatters. Since the electoral coup on the Isle of Wight the authority has been lumbered with … Continue reading

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