Monthly Archives: September 2017

Study shows true number of “hidden” homeless on London’s streets......

THE number of “hidden” homeless people in the capital is 13 times higher than those who are visibly sleeping rough, a new report by the London Assembly reveals.  Click here to read more.

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Christian charity providing hot meals for the homeless is looking for your help......

Christian Kitchen which provides hot meals for the homeless in Walthamstow will hold a weekend of fundraising events.  Click here to read more.

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Pay Up Now!......

The TUC Lobby of Parliament takes place on Tuesday 17th October, 2-4pm, followed by a rally and speakers at Parliament Square from 4.30-6pm.  SERTUC have also organised a march to Downing Street to begin at 5.30pm.

 

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EVENT! Beyond the Backstreet: Fighting for Abortion Rights 50 Years......

Being held at the Rich Mix, Shoreditch on 28th October 2017 to celebrate the 50th birthday of the 1967 Abortion Act. 

With an action packed program, there will be activists, journalists, politicians & performers together to celebrate the legacy of the life-saving 1967 Abortion Act, that dragged abortion out of the dangerous backstreet.  Click here for more information.

 

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CSC: Cuba slams Trump’s “disrespectful” UN speech......

Cuba’s delegation has criticised Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations, describing his comments on Cuba as “disrespectful, unacceptable and meddling.”

Read the full story from Reuters.

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Labour conference: Diane Abbott demands justice for Grenfell victims and says disaster highlights Tories’ failure......

Diane Abbott has called for justice for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze and said the disaster was a direct consequence of deregulation of fire standards.  Click here to read more.

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Young spend three times more on housing than grandparents......

Young people in Britain are spending three times more on housing than their grandparents did, according to the Resolution Foundation think tank.  Click here to read more.

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1.4Million now in zero hours work......

A staggering 1.4 million workers in Britain are now subjected to contracts which do not guarantee their working hours or wages.  Click here to read more.

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Private rents “propped up” by taxpayers......

Taxpayers’ money is being wasted on “propping up rents” in a “failing housing market”, a report says.  Click here to read more.

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Boosting the power of workers should be Corbyn’s priority – any MP not up for the challenge must go......

Ahead of its annual conference, the party must focus on what is urgent and important: securing rights for low-paid workers and banning zero-hours contracts.  Click here to read more.

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