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Unions call for more action as 1 in 5 schools found not to be managing asbestos ‘in line’ with government guidance. Click here to read more.
n a speech in London, John McDonnell promised to tackle the issue with a “structurally different economy”, “public services free at the point of use” and a “strong social safety net”. Click here to read more.
Nominations close at midnight on Friday 19 July. Click here to read more.
The conference aim is to increase awareness of the impact of political policing on the trade unions and progressive movements since 1968. Click here to read more.
As a result of recent campaigning, a petition (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/234627) calling on the Government to continue to fund the TV licence for the over 75s has secure more than 100,00 signatures. This means it will now be debated in the House of Commons on Monday 15 July 2019.
For eight years Waltham Forest Council has been fighting a battle over its publication Waltham Forest News.
What Waltham Forest News does not do – contrary to its misleading title – is report the news. It does not tell you about the nine council-owned tower blocks posing a ‘substantial’ fire risk to residents. It does not tell you about the art studios in Leytonstone the council is set to demolish. It does not tell you tell about the tens of millions of pounds the council has invested in fossil fuels despite declaring a ‘climate emergency’. It does not tell you about the fears of Chingford residents about the environmental impact of a new council-backed incinerator. And it does not tell you about an existing pocket park in Leyton the council wants to build homes on. Click here to read more.
20 July 2019 10:30am–4:15pm at the UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY
National Seminar Co-ordinated by Gloria Mills, National Secretary Equalities to discuss strategy and developments on changes to pensions policy and it’s impact on women. Click here to read more.