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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.
As a result of recent campaigning, a petition (https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/234627) calling on the Government to continue to fund the TV licence for the over 75s has secure more than 100,00 signatures. This means it will now be debated in the House of Commons on Monday 15 July 2019.
Waltham Forest News......
For eight years Waltham Forest Council has been fighting a battle over its publication Waltham Forest News.
What Waltham Forest News does not do – contrary to its misleading title – is report the news. It does not tell you about the nine council-owned tower blocks posing a ‘substantial’ fire risk to residents. It does not tell you about the art studios in Leytonstone the council is set to demolish. It does not tell you tell about the tens of millions of pounds the council has invested in fossil fuels despite declaring a ‘climate emergency’. It does not tell you about the fears of Chingford residents about the environmental impact of a new council-backed incinerator. And it does not tell you about an existing pocket park in Leyton the council wants to build homes on. Click here to read more.
20 July 2019 10:30am–4:15pm at the UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY
National Seminar Co-ordinated by Gloria Mills, National Secretary Equalities to discuss strategy and developments on changes to pensions policy and it’s impact on women. Click here to read more.
Delegates denounce the cynical attack on public service workers’ pensions and warn that other sectors are at risk. Click here to read more.
The number of social rented homes built by the government has fallen by a “disastrous” 96 per cent since the Conservatives took over, Labour warned today. Click here to read more.
National delegate conference backs a range of approaches to tackle the shortage of affordable housing in a passionate debate. Click here to read more.
The Morning Star reports ““UNPRECEDENTED” levels of cuts have seen the number of local library volunteers skyrocket to over 51,000 since the Tories took power. Click here to read more.