Monthly Archives: May 2018

UK worker strike total falls to lowest level since 1893......

33,000 workers in disputes in 2017 – despite worst period of wage growth since 1815.  Click here to read more.

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Is your council working for you or for lobbyists?......

….”the growing influence of private interests on public decision-making in the UK and the impact that this is having on levels of public trust in government.”  Click here to read more.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs and the lessons today – free event......

Wednesday 30 May, 19:00 to 21:00 at TUC, Congress House, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3LS London.   Click here to read more.

 
 
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Campaigners fighting tower block plans lobbying the council last week......

photo courtesy of Len Weiss

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Privatisation......

UNISON believes public services should be run for people, not for profit.  Click here to read more.

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Labour Live 2018......

16 June 2018 12:00am–12:00am at White Hart Lane Recreation Ground, Wood Green, north London.  Click here to read more.

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Protesters against “monster blocks” confront shareholders......

Campaigners met outside a developers’ AGM to protest against “monster blocks”.  Click here to read more.

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Fighting Apartheid in Islington......

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Pensioners’ Parliament 2018......

11 – 13 June 2018.  Hundreds of older campaigners are expected to gather in Blackpool for the annual three day NPC Pensioners’ Parliament from 12-14 June 2018.  Click here to read more.

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5 days to go to Step up for Public Services – Saturday 12 May.......

Key Info: –
Where? London: Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park
When? We will assemble from 11am and move off at 12pm. The rally in Hyde Park ends at 4pm.
Accessibility – We want to make sure the event is accessible to everyone. The TUC are making arrangements for people who:
• wish to join the march at the main assembly point
• wish to join the last part of the march for a shorter route to the rally
• wish to go straight to the rally
More detailed information can be found in the accessibility guide – https://www.tuc.org.uk/accessibility-guide
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