Monthly Archives: July 2019

Defend local government pensions......

Hear about the fresh attack on local government pensions?  Click here to read more.

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Unions call for a 10% pay rise for local government workers......

Council staff have paid a heavy price during the years of austerity.  Click here to read more.

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Council’s plan for building 27,000 homes......

The south of the borough is earmarked for significant housing growth.  Click here to read more.

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Fire at The Mall, Walthamstow: Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust offers help to workers affected......

A children’s charity has offered its support to shop staff left unable to work after a fire at a shopping centre. Click here to read more.

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Boris Johnson must now be held to account for his promises......

There now must be a general election.  Click here to read more.

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‘Stopgap’ attitude to asbestos in schools must end......

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.

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Labour pledges to end in-work poverty in first five years......

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.

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Social Worker of the Year Awards......

Nominations close at midnight on Friday 19 July.  Click here to read more.

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Last council-run nursery in borough to close......

The last council-run nursery in the borough is to close following a unanimous and un-debated cabinet decision.  Click here to read more.

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Undercover Policing and Trade Unions: The Political and the Personal Conference 16th November......

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.

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