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5 November 2014
London buses: London bus drivers in the Unite union have voted in a consultative ballot by 96% in favour of taking industrial action over sector-wide pay
8 October 2014
'The bedroom tax? Hasn't that been scrapped?' We get comments like this at our campaign stalls now. The Labour Party said it would scrap the tax and the Lib Dems said they no longer support it, writes Cathy Meadows, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Scrap the Bedroom Tax.
24 September 2014
Support the October pay walkouts: The image of a homeless person rummaging through a bin for food is sadly quite common. But now many low paid workers are also being forced into that situation, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham City Unison rep, personal capacity.
17 September 2014
Hackney: The Socialist Party's backing for a campaign by New Era estate residents against rent hikes has received huge support
28 May 2014
Labour dominated Nottingham council issued a claim for a suspended possession order for a bedroom tax tenant who was less than four weeks in arrears
19 March 2014
Ross Longhurst of Nottingham, aged 72 and a longstanding campaigner, has been jailed for 28 days for not paying his council tax
28 January 2014
UCU members in Higher Education have again walked out over pay
29 November 2013
Labour-led Nottingham council took its first court action against rent arrears due to the Bedroom Tax
23 October 2013
Nottingham: Grant Shapps said at the 2013 Conservative Party conference: "When we said [in 2010] we would reduce their budgets by 26% over four years, we were told councils would be going bust by this stage but they haven't, I think they can do another 10%."
17 July 2013
Last Monday our campaign group lobbied a Nottingham City Council meeting calling for a policy of no evictions for people facing 'bedroom tax arrears'
13 February 2013
Jokes about rape are not the only issue, or even the most important issue, facing women in Britain today. However, it is one part of the sexism we face in our everyday lives
7 November 2012
Sherwood Forest: I read with alarm that the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) debts at King's Mill Hospital, part of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have now doubled from £1.26 billion to £2.05 billion over the 38 years of the 'mortgage'...
17 October 2012
Another protest was held on Wednesday 17th October at HMRC in Nottingham against the proposed closure of the workplace nurseries which many workers rely on...
27 September 2012
Around 30 parents and children who use the HMRC nursery in Nottingham protested this morning against its proposed closure
6 July 2012
On Thursday 5th July, over 100 students from New College Nottingham (NCN) protested outside the High Pavement campus against the closure of some college sites and changes to teaching
27 June 2012
Radio review: A recent 'Thinking Allowed' programme on BBC Radio 4 interviewed Lisa McKenzie, a Nottingham University sociologist, on the alienation felt by working class people in St Ann's, a Nottingham council estate, writes Becci Heagney.
6 June 2012
PCS members took strike action on 1 June against closure of all 39 DVLA local offices, ten enforcement centres and three processing centres
2 May 2012
On 25 April, NUT staff at Bilborough College Nottingham took strike action against cuts to frontline teaching services, writes Helen Pattison.
4 April 2012
On 29 March, over 200 striking teachers protested in Nottingham city centre against the city council's plans to impose a five-term year...
29 March 2012
Over 200 striking teachers protested in Nottingham against the city council's plans to change their contracts
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