Daily Archives: 13/11/2017

Victory for campaign against Open University ban......

Thanks to the persistent campaigning of CSC members, affiliates and supporters the Open University has reversed its discriminatory policy of barring Cuban students from studying at the institution. 

This campaign victory comes as a direct result of the actions taken by thousands of CSC supporters writing to the OU and to their MPs; the public statements and letters sent by trade unions with links to the OU, (the NUT, UCU, Unite and Unison); and the MPs who raised the issue with government ministers and in parliament. Without the constant pressure to expose OU policy, the bar would have continued without challenge. Continue reading

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Sprinklers to be installed at council tower blocks......

Sprinklers look set to be installed at tower blocks across the borough following a fire safety review by Waltham Forest Council.  Click here to read more.

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Parliament Lobby Day 2017......

Join PSC on Wednesday 22nd November from 12pm-6pm for our National Lobby of Parliament for Palestine.  Click here to read more.

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TPP trade deal talks move forward despite Canada wobble......

Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed a new framework to revive the proposed trade deal, following the US withdrawal earlier this year.  Click here to read more.

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Building fire safety ‘must improve’, London Fire Brigade warns......

More serious fires such as that at Grenfell Tower could happen unless safety measures get more priority, the London Fire Brigade (LFB) has warned.  Click here to read more.

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