spotCampaigns

spotOrganisations

spotArguments for socialism

spotPeople

spotInternational

spotEvents

spotAround the UK


All keywords


All Around the UK subcategories:

* UK Towns and cities


UK Towns and cities keywords:

Andover (4)

Anglesey (5)

Ascot (4)

Ashford (6)

Aylesbury (6)

Bangor (18)

Barking & Dagenham (23)

Barking (64)

Barnet (10)

Barnsley (40)

Barnstaple (3)

Barrow-in-Furness (1)

Barton Moss (3)

Basildon (38)

Basingstoke (12)

Bath (7)

Belfast (91)

Berkshire (4)

Bermondsey (5)

Birkenhead (75)

Birmingham (412)

Blackburn (4)

Bolsover (14)

Bolton (41)

Bournemouth (1)

Bracknell (22)

Bradford (107)

Brent (13)

Bridgend (16)

Brighton (201)

Bristol (387)

Britain (885)

Brixton (22)

Bromley (58)

Burnley (7)

Burston (5)

Burton-on-trent (2)

Bury (16)

Caerphilly (94)

Cambridge (25)

Camden (58)

Canterbury (4)

Cardiff (447)

Carillion (32)

Carmarthen (8)

Chatham (4)

Cheltenham (7)

Cheshire & Cardiff (1)

Cheshire (22)

Cheshire and Cardiff (1)

Chesterfield (89)

Chichester (3)

Clay Cross (5)

Cleethorpes (3)

Cornwall (19)

Coventry (366)

Crawley (2)

Crewe (5)

Croydon (7)

Cumbria (29)

Dagenham (72)

Darlington (20)

Daventry (2)

Deptford (15)

Derby (169)

Derbyshire (64)

Derry (6)

Devon (54)

Dewsbury (16)

Doncaster (115)

Dorset (6)

Dorset (6)

Dover (8)

Dudley (5)

Dunchurch (1)

Dundee (54)

Durham (30)

Ealing (17)

East London (240)

East Midlands (43)

Eastbourne (4)

Eastern (7)

Eastern region (3)

Eastleigh (11)

Edinburgh (23)

Enfield (34)

Essex (19)

Exeter (46)

Falkirk (12)

Fawley (9)

Fleetwood (8)

Folkestone (12)

Forest of Dean (6)

Fylde (3)

Gateshead (47)

Glasgow (160)

Gloucester (43)

Gloucestershire (35)

Grangemouth (18)

Grantham (8)

Greater Manchester (18)

Greenwich (151)

Grimsby (24)

Hackney (389)

Halifax (56)

Hampshire (33)

Haringey (69)

Haringey (69)

Harlow (4)

Harrogate (53)

Harrow (3)

Hartlepool (2)

Hastings (15)

Hatfield (15)

Havant (2)

Hereford (3)

Hertfordshire (8)

Hillingdon (44)

Hinckley (6)

Horsforth (12)

Hove (13)

Hull (120)

Huntingdon (18)

Ipswich (10)

Isle of Man (4)

Isle of Wight (16)

Islington (202)

Jarrow (103)

Jersey (1)

Keele (4)

Kenilworth (1)

Kent (51)

Kidderminster (6)

Kilmarnock (1)

Kingston (33)

Kirklees (54)

Knowsley (21)

Lambeth (176)

Lanarkshire (9)

Lancashire (32)

Lancaster (5)

Leamington (3)

Leeds (534)

Leicester (281)

Lewisham (254)

Leytonstone (15)

Lincoln (75)

Lincolnshire (20)

Liverpool (555)

Llandeilo (1)

Llandudno (3)

Llanwern (2)

London (2518)

Luton (14)

Lutterworth (1)

Maltby (5)

Malvern (2)

Manchester (508)

Mansfield (84)

Merseyside (111)

Merthyr (21)

Middlesbrough (27)

Midlands (38)

Milton Keynes (7)

Neath (16)

Neath Port Talbot (2)

Newcastle (118)

Newcastle-under-Lyme (3)

Newham (86)

Newport (55)

North London (26)

North Shields (5)

North Staffs (7)

North West (62)

North Yorkshire (17)

North-west (10)

Northallerton (2)

Northampton (25)

Northumbria (16)

Norwich (4)

Nottingham (119)

Nottinghamshire (32)

Nuneaton (36)

Oaxaca (5)

Oldham (7)

Oxford (35)

Oxfordshire (6)

Penzance (1)

Peterborough (22)

Plymouth (59)

Pontefract (22)

Pontypridd (10)

Poole (2)

Poplar (10)

Port Talbot (37)

Portsmouth (86)

Powys (1)

Preston (25)

Reading (50)

Redditch (7)

Rhondda (27)

Riots (47)

Rochdale (13)

Rochester (1)

Rotherham (55)

Rugby (10)

Runcorn (12)

Salford (343)

Scunthorpe (12)

Selby (7)

Sheffield (290)

Shirebrook (7)

Shrewsbury (21)

Shropshire (12)

Somerset (20)

South East (31)

South London (49)

South Shields (2)

South Wales (50)

South West (28)

South West Wales (4)

South Yorkshire (36)

Southall (3)

Southampton (277)

Southwark (98)

Spelthorne (11)

St Helens (15)

Stafford (8)

Staffordshire (12)

Staines (22)

Stevenage (38)

Stockton (3)

Stoke (113)

Stoke-on-Trent (12)

Stroud (22)

Suffolk (5)

Sunderland (16)

Surrey (63)

Sussex (51)

Swansea (432)

Swindon (11)

Tameside (2)

Teesside (59)

Teesside (59)

Tolpuddle (14)

Torbay (14)

Tottenham (25)

Tunbridge Wells (2)

Tupe (6)

Tyne & Wear (3)

Tyne and Wear (21)

Tyneside (36)

Wakefield (87)

Wales (470)

Wallasey (3)

Walsall (4)

Waltham Forest (372)

Walthamstow (111)

Warrington (74)

Warwickshire (10)

Watford (2)

Wellingborough (1)

West London (92)

West Midlands (31)

Westminster (35)

Whittlesey (1)

Widnes (2)

Wilmslow (1)

Wiltshire (5)

Winchester (10)

Wirral (91)

Wolverhampton (14)

Woolwich (15)

Worcester (45)

Worcestershire (35)

Wrexham (11)

Wythenshawe (10)

Yeovil (2)

York (118)

Yorkshire (230)

Bracknell


Highlight keywords  |Print this articlePrint this article
From: The Socialist issue 796, 29 January 2014: Recovery? More Tory lies!

Search site for keywords: Strike - Government - Pensioners - Ford - RMT - Bracknell

Workplace news in brief

Ford ballot

Over 5,000 Ford workers are being balloted for strike action in a dispute over job security and pensions.

The Unite members are mainly on the production lines in Bridgend, Daventry, Halewood, Dunton (Basildon) and Dagenham.

In 2012 Ford cut 1,500 jobs and the union is calling on the company to give some commitments on job security.

The workers are also fighting for improvements to their pension scheme, which is currently calculated on the Consumer Price Index, rather than the Retail Price Index.

Government spying

One of the revelations from the publication of government archives is that civil servants participation in industrial action was monitored - this allowed it to hinder their career prospects and block their promotion.

This was blurted out in letters from then chancellor Nigel Lawson in 1984, when he connived with Margaret Thatcher to break the law in this way.

Discrimination against strikers contravenes the European Convention on Human Rights and UK legislation.

Shrewsbury pickets

The campaign to clear the name of the building workers jailed and punished for participating in a strike is now pushing for the archives concerning this to be published as well.

A 100,000 strong petition was presented to Downing Street in December by one of those jailed, Ricky Tomlinson.

Pensioners

At their recent well attended meeting members of Bracknell Forest National Pensioners Convention expressed their support for RMT and TSSA members in their campaign to keep London Underground ticket offices open.

After being addressed by Ron Douglas, NPC National President and RMT member, those present unanimously showed their opposition to Boris Johnson's plans.

Pensioners are appreciative of the help underground staff provide in helping to understand the zonal system and the wide variety of tickets.

Val Pearce, Chair, Bracknell Forest NPC






Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


October 2018

September 2018

August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999