Monthly Archives: November 2017

Blacklisting Day of Action – 6th December 2017......

Protests are planned across the UK plus a lobby of MPs at Westminster.

Lobby of Westminster parliament.  Assemble at Old Palace Yard, Westminster, SW1P 3JY 

12pm  – Rally with speakers from Unite including Gail Cartmail, assistant general secretary
1pm – Photo call with MPs
2pm – Meeting with MPs in the Boothroyd room – please note, this is in Portcullis House not the Palace of Westminster  
4pm finish & pre-Xmas drinks  Continue reading

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Pentonville 5 event December 1st......

Pentonville 5 celebrate a great working class victory. Apply it’s lessons today to fight the attack on trade unions.
Friday December 1st at 6pm, East Ham Working Men’s Club, 2 Boleyn Road, London E6 1QE.
Nearest tube – Upton Park
Buses 5, 58, 115, 147

Speakers include:
Len Mccluskey, Unite and Ken Loach.
Bar/refreshments.

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London, East & South East (LESE) Pensioners’ Network Annual Seminar......

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HSE – summary health and safety statistics for the UK......

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Campaigners plan protest against Universal Credit outside office of IDS in Chingford on Saturday 2nd December......

Campaigners from trade unions such as Waltham Forest Trades Council, Unite Community and PCS will gather outside the office of MP Iain Duncan Smith to protest against his role in Universal Credit.

Protesters will be joined by members of Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC) on Saturday, December 2 in Station Road Chingford.  Click here to read more.

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Shirley Porter’s London housing scandal to be relived on stage near Grenfell Tower......

Director of theatre near fire that killed 71 people picks play about gerrymandering in 1980s as debut production.  Click here to read more.
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Grenfell tragedy: Councils plan £380m fire safety spend......

Councils across the capital will be spending a total of about £383m to make social housing safer following the Grenfell fire, research by BBC Radio London has found.  Click here to read more.

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LGBT Open Group – 9 December 2017......

There will be a closed committee meeting in the morning, and LGBT members will be invited to attend from 12.30pm until 4pm.

A lunch will be provided to those attending.

Papers will be available nearer to the time

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Brexit debate: Some ministers are ‘not fond’ of workers’ rights, warns senior Tory MP Ken Clarke......

It came as the Government avoided any serious backbench rebellion after a series of amendments to the bill were voted down by MPs in the Commons.  Click here to read more.

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Poorest and most vulnerable hardest hit by Tory reforms, study shows......

Equality and Human Rights Commission warns of ‘bleak future’ for those most in need.  Click here to read more.

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