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London Unemployed Strategies Campaign......

A local campaign for more help and less harassment for the unemployed.

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diabetes cgm petition......

There is equipment available that can monitor blood sugar levels without having to constantly test by pricking fingers which causes calusses and eventual numbing of the fingertips. This new monitor costs £1,000 and will cost £3,000 a year to run, so the NHS are not providing it to Type 1 patients at the moment.  Sign the petition here to Make Continuous Glucose Monitors available on the NHS for Type 1 Diabetics

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S24 Picket left to rot by Amnesty after Home Office Memo......

Shrewsbury leader Warren ‘might still be here’ had the charity campaigned for him as a prisoner of conscience.  Click here to read more.

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Draconian Trade Union Act could have been stopped and must be defied......

The Tories’ Trade Union Act 2016 was given royal approval last week and Britain’s anti-union laws got even more restrictive.  Click here to read more.

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The Trade Union Bill crunch date in the Commons......

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Tell our MPs not to overrule Lords amendments to the Trade Union Bill......

Can you help convince your MP to oppose this bad Bill?  Click here to read more

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Government scraps proposed changes to trade union funding......

Good news.
The remaining bill will still mean unions require a 50% turnout threshold for industrial action ballots, a 40% threshold of eligible workers for any form of industrial action in “important” public services including education and border security, and new rules on picketing.  Click here to read more.

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The Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords......

The Lords’ Report Stage is 19 April http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2015-16/tradeunion.html

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TUC: Triple whammy defeat for government over Trade Union Bill......

The government was defeated in three votes on the Trade Union Bill in the House of Lords last week.  Click here to read more.

Here is a link to the Lords debate

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Scrub the Trade Union Bill......

Following on from our AGM and the talk given by John Noblemunn on the TU Bill there is still time to email your objections to this vicious Bill to any or as many of  the Lords as you want.  Click here for a list of members of the House of Lords.   Click here to sign up to the campaign.

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