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Privatisation of NHS contracts worth £15bn since 2015 – new research......

The scale of the privatisation of NHS service contracts has been revealed in new research published by GMB, the union for NHS workers.  Click here to read more.

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Homeless Xmas Party 17th Dec......

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12 EU states reject move to expose companies’ tax avoidance......

Proposal would have forced firms to reveal profits made and taxes paid in each EU country.  Click here to read more.

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Climate Strike Waltham Forest 29 November......

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Mass protests planned as Trump visits UK during election......

Donald Trump’s visit to the UK in the run up to the election will be met with mass protests

Donald Trump arrives in the week before election day and the Stop Trump Coalition, which organised the huge protests against Trump’s visits in July 2018 and June this year, will be out on the streets again on Tuesday 3 December.  Click here to read more.

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Revealed: The Super Wealthy Tory Donors with Ties to Climate Science Denial and Fossil Fuels......

The Conservative Party gets vast sums from an elite club of super wealthy donors that have made their money from polluting industries or are involved in backing climate science denial in the UK, a new analysis shows.  Click here to read more.

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Most teachers unaware of school asbestos, poll suggests......

The majority of teachers are working in a school which contains asbestos – yet findings published today suggest that only a fifth are aware of it.  Click here to red more.

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Staying Active in UNISON – Winter newsletter 2019......

Greater London Region Retired Members’ Newsletter

Staying Active in UNISON Winter Newsletter 2019

 

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Walthamstow Town Hall to be redeveloped with a possible 500 new homes......

Planning permission has been granted to redevelop a Grade II listed town hall as part of a two-phase scheme which could include 500 new homes, pending further permission  Click here to read more.

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Central London Buira Seminar: A Just Transition? trade unions and climate change......

Friday 29 November 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm, followed by buffet lunch

University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS (opposite Madame Tussauds and nearly opposite Baker Street tube) Room tbc

For further details and to reserve a place, contact Linda Clarke (clarkel@wmin.ac.uk)

This regular monthly seminar is focused on the urgent question of climate change and how this is and can be addressed by trade unions. Continue reading

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