Reports and Campaigns
Health and welfare tags:
Reports and campaigns:
13 February 2013
Hospital workers fighting massive pay cuts have forced Mid Yorks hospital Trust to extend the deadline for agreeing to new contracts by three weeks so that negotiations can proceed
16 January 2013
On 10 January the closure of seven public sector prisons was announced. Bullwood Hall, Camp Hill, Canterbury, Gloucester, Kingston, Shepton Mallet and Shrewsbury are due to close by 31 March...
10 January 2013
The decision announced today (10th January) to close seven more public sector prisons is irresponsible when the prison population remains high and overcrowding is widespread, the Public and Commercial Services union says in a press release...
20 November 2012
29 August 2012
The Prison Reform Trust has said that prisons in England and Wales are over capacity by 7,300 inmates. This overcrowding, says the trust, is limiting prison staff's efforts to reduce reoffending...
11 July 2012
Socialist Party members recently took part in a protest outside a conference at Leeds University entitled 'Private Sector Involvement in Criminal Justice', writes Matt Booth, Leeds North West Socialist Party.
16 May 2012
In London, Westminster was a sea of pickets. 400 Unite health strikers and supporters marched across Westminster Bridge from St Thomas's hospital to attend a lunchtime rally. 700 strikers heard Mark Serwotka...
10 May 2012
Prison officers have walked out to join hundreds of thousands of other public sector workers taking strike action in defence of their pensions, including trade unionists in PCS, Unite, UCU, and Nipsa
28 January 2012
"Tommy Sheridan's lawyer has accused prison authorities of trying to "gag" him on his release from jail, writes BBC report: 28 January 2012 Last updated at 13:41.
Search entire database: