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24 March 2020
Back in the mists of time, on 6 March, in the days before Coronavirus was dominating everything, local residents in Newham came together to organise opposition to the budget that had just been agreed by the Labour council
4 March 2020
The council kept the details of their £45 million cuts meeting a secret, until very late, to prevent protests outside. But that didn't stop the Socialist Party, Newham trade union council and others on 2 March.
19 February 2020
Labour should refuse to make the cuts, and keep sheltered housing council-owned
12 February 2020
When will schools in Newham see sense? We do not want academisation.
5 February 2020
Brentwood Catholic Diocese in east London wants to turn all its schools into academies. Already academisation at St Angela's in Newham has been ruled out for five years after strike action.
5 February 2020
Unite members working as council tax benefit managers for Newham's Labour council in east London have won a pay and grading claim after giving the employer notice of strike action to commence.
22 January 2020
St Angela's school in Newham won't become a privately run academy - but other Catholic schools are yet to win
15 January 2020
Over 100 Newham, east London residents and market traders crowded into a church hall on Green Street to hear Labour Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz explain plans to 'regenerate' Queen's Market.
17 December 2019
Members of the National Education Union (NEU) at St Angela's and St Michael's Catholic schools in Newham were on strike on 11 December against being forced into becoming privately run academies
17 July 2019
Unite the Union members employed by Newham Council in its housing repairs service have agreed dates for the start of strike action. This follows a 100% yes vote in the ballot.
19 June 2019
Bin workers in Newham, east London could have lost over £20,000 each over the last decade
19 June 2019
A Trump backer plans to build a sphere - as tall as Big Ben and as wide as the Millennium Dome - in Newham, east London, writes Ian Pattison, East London Socialist Party.
5 June 2019
For decades, repairs on the homes on the Lawrence Street estate in Canning Town, east London, have been neglected. These homes have also been under threat of demolition. 30 residents met on 30 May to discuss their problems.
15 May 2019
Newham's Labour council had unilaterally withdrawn call-out payments from gas safety managers. But the east London borough backed down on the eve of strike action.
8 May 2019
The council's proposed rota could leave up to 42 weeks a year without a manager having gas knowledge to deal with emergencies
17 April 2019
Refuse workers employed by Newham Council in east London could have lost more than £20,000 each in the last decade in a dispute over grading.
13 February 2019
We call on Rokhsana Fiaz to set a real "people's budget" - one which uses reserves and borrowing to end austerity
14 November 2018
Will Moniba support the use of reserves and prudential borrowing powers to legally stave off cuts?
17 October 2018
Workers for Newham's Labour-led council who are responsible for processing payments to suppliers are hacked off at bosses for grading their important jobs in a way that gets them less pay.
23 May 2018
School workers in Newham, east London, stopped Avenue Primary School becoming a privately run 'academy' earlier this month
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