Monthly Archives: November 2018

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At least ‘320,000 people homeless in Britain’......

This year, 320,000 people were recorded as homeless in Britain, analysis from housing charity Shelter suggests.

It is a rise of 13,000, or 4%, on last year’s figures and equivalent to 36 new people becoming homeless every day.  Click here to read more.

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‘No sprinklers in 96% of London high-rise council blocks’......

Nearly 18 months since the Grenfell Tower fire, only 4% of London’s high-rise council blocks have sprinklers, according to Labour Party research.  Click here to read more.

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Rana Plaza: work injury compensation still missing in Bangladesh’s labour standards......

In the five years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building in Bangladesh – in which more than 1,134 people lost their lives and hundreds were injured – a variety of strategies have been developed to improve labour conditions and prevent another such disaster. The most prominent of these efforts are private programmes to inspect and upgrade factory buildings where government safety regulations have fallen short.  Click here to read more.

 

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Protest: Together for Climate Justice 1st December......

Rally with speeches 12.30-1.30.
March to Downing Street, where the Frack Free United open letter / declaration against fracking will be handed in.
At around 3.30 there will be two or three brief closing speeches, wrap up by 4pm Continue reading

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National Unity Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism......

 

17 November 2018 1:00pm – Central London, WC2H 7LH.

Unions and community groups must work together and mobilise in greater numbers to oppose the rise of racist and fascist activity across Europe.  Click here to read more.

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