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17 April 2019
During the campaign against the Poll Tax, we used to say that the tax was unfair because a lord in his manor was expected to pay the same as a dustman down the road.
10 April 2019
By cutting, Labour councils deliver a double whammy for the Tories, who get what they want and get Labour to share the blame too
20 February 2019
Unite the Union has launched a pay campaign targeting GLL. The company, operating under brand name 'Better', competes for leisure and library contracts around the country.
20 February 2019
London local government workers' representatives have agreed to support Enfield North Constituency Labour Party's no-cuts campaign
30 January 2019
Two years ago, Wakefield district's council declared that it could no longer guarantee service provision for even the most needy.
16 January 2019
59 of our 62 listed local councillors had claimed 'special dispensation'
9 January 2019
Just before Christmas, Carmarthenshire county Unison union branch sent a letter to councillors demanding they set a no-cuts budget to prevent more job losses and further reduced services
7 November 2018
A new report from the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has set out the ability of Labour councils to resist cuts.
26 September 2018
7,500 low-paid and overwhelmingly women workers employed by Glasgow City Council are to strike for equal pay in October and November
12 September 2018
Reading Borough Council plans to privatise many of its key services. Bins, parks, road maintenance, housing benefit payments and council tax support are all at risk.
11 July 2018
In an outstanding example of how privatisation in the NHS is not inevitable, striking workers in Wigan have forced their NHS trust to drop all plans for outsourcing cleaning, catering and domestic services.
4 July 2018
We all know how desperately needed a funding solution is for social care and the NHS. But it can't be found through ordinary people chipping in even more to pay for it
27 June 2018
The union's right-wing leadership sanitised the conference - but suffered several defeats at the hands of angry delegates
6 June 2018
Workers in the PCS union, representing civil servants across all government departments, have voted overwhelmingly to ballot members for strike action.
6 June 2018
Tower Hamlets Unison members started strike action for fair pay on 4 June.
30 May 2018
Delegates massively voted to proceed to a strike ballot
9 May 2018
The PCS civil service union pay claim for a fully funded pay increase of 5% or £1,200 minimum and a commitment to centralised bargaining has been rejected by the Tory government.
27 April 2018
40) Another factor that could act to undermine support for Corbyn among a certain layer of the working class is the role of Labour where it is already in power: in numerous local authorities
11 April 2018
"My children have grey skin, poor teeth, poor hair, poor nails. They are thinner... when you see them with children of the same age who are from an affluent area, they just look tiny."
14 March 2018
A damning, yet unsurprising, February housing report reveals that zero affordable housing has been built in Manchester city centre in two years.
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