Monthly Archives: June 2019
Almost half of council-owned tower blocks in Waltham Forest are deemed by inspectors to pose a “substantial” fire risk to residents… Click here to hear more.
Don’t miss out. The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, wants to hear from you, in person.
Be a part of the State of London Debate at Indigo at The O2. Hosted by LBC’s James O’Brien, we’ll be talking about everything from building the affordable homes London needs, to bringing back neighbourhood policing. Click here to read more.
Commenting on the announcement from Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson that he would cut taxes for higher earners, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said:
“Boris Johnson has confirmed he cares about the wealthy few, rather than everyone who relies on public services. A cash giveaway for the richest earners is absurd after 10 years of brutal austerity that has pushed public services to breaking point. Click here to read more.
Responding to the news that free TV licences for over 75s will be limited to just those on pension credits, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“After a decade of unfair austerity, this is another blow to pensioners.
“The government should never have palmed responsibility for pensioner’s free TV licences off to the BBC.
“They should take responsibility for this now and restore the benefit to all over-75s”
Over the past few years mental health has moved into the foreground as both a challenge, and an opportunity in the workplace. There’s an increasing sense that action is needed and a range of options for taking that action.
This webinar will look at three areas, focusing on practical tips for reps in relation to mental health:
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