Monthly Archives: June 2015

Control of council housing in Waltham Forest will return to Town Hall control......

The cabinet yesterday agreed to end its arrangement with Ascham Homes.  Click here to read the full story in the local press.

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UNISON Branch Officers donate £240 to local and international welfare charities.......

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Julia Poynter, Families Convenor;  Chris Street, UNISON Branch Secretary  and Bill Palmer, Joint Union Convenor for Health and Safety donate £240 on behalf of UNISON, GMB and UNITE the Union to local and international welfare charities. Continue reading

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PSC Trade Union Conference: Palestine – Next Challenges for UK Trade Unions – postponed......

Due to held on 4 July it has been postponed.  More from http://www.palestinecampaign.org/events/palestine-trade-union-conference/

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Defend Council Housing......

Public meeting with Fatima Ismael 2pm Saturday 27 June London, more info http://nicaraguasc.org.uk/news/article/136/Climate-change,-Fairtrade,-women-producers

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US allocates US $30 million more for interference in Cuba......

Despite claiming to be taking steps to normalise relations with Cuba, the US has allocated funding for the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Continue reading

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Aleida Guevara & Hugo Chavez – screening of Hugo Chavez, Venezuela & the New Latin America......

venezuela film screeningThursday July 2, 7.00pm (Doors 6.30), Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DL Continue reading

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End Austerity Now – National Demonstration Saturday 20th June......

There is an anti-austerity march this Saturday organised by the People’s Assembly.  The march leaves the Bank of England, Threadneedle Street at 12.00 and is organised by the People’s Assembly.  If anyone is going they can take the branch banner.  Contact the office on 0208 496 4703.

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National Delegates Conference 2015 Glasgow......

Delegate opens debate on training needs for activists.  Click here to read morenat deg conf 2015

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How should progressives respond to the Budget?......

tuc eventOn 8th July the government will present a new Budget to the House of Commons, setting out further detail on the scale of public service and social security spending cuts it is planning over the years ahead.  But how should those who want to challenge the government’s programme best make their case? This event will provide a chance to hear expert economic analysis and to debate and discuss the implications of the election for a progressive response.    Continue reading

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Gap between rich and poor ‘widening on a daily basis’......

UNISON delegates in Glasgow today committed the union to keeping inequality at the forefront of political and economic debate.  Continue reading

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