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The ballot papers for Unison’s National Labour Link Committee elections have been sent out. Our branch committee nominated Andrew Berry’s candidacy for re-election. Here is Andrew’s supporting statement: Continue reading
The council has been forced to stop publishing its illegal newsletter, but has vowed to keep fighting a High Court ruling against them. Click here to read more.
Fire at The Mall, Walthamstow: Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust offers help to workers affected......
A children’s charity has offered its support to shop staff left unable to work after a fire at a shopping centre. Click here to read more.
There now must be a general election. Click here to read more.
n a speech in London, John McDonnell promised to tackle the issue with a “structurally different economy”, “public services free at the point of use” and a “strong social safety net”. Click here to read more.
Nominations close at midnight on Friday 19 July. Click here to read more.
Waltham Forest News......
For eight years Waltham Forest Council has been fighting a battle over its publication Waltham Forest News.
What Waltham Forest News does not do – contrary to its misleading title – is report the news. It does not tell you about the nine council-owned tower blocks posing a ‘substantial’ fire risk to residents. It does not tell you about the art studios in Leytonstone the council is set to demolish. It does not tell you tell about the tens of millions of pounds the council has invested in fossil fuels despite declaring a ‘climate emergency’. It does not tell you about the fears of Chingford residents about the environmental impact of a new council-backed incinerator. And it does not tell you about an existing pocket park in Leyton the council wants to build homes on. Click here to read more.
The Morning Star reports ““UNPRECEDENTED” levels of cuts have seen the number of local library volunteers skyrocket to over 51,000 since the Tories took power. Click here to read more.
Social workers say they are no longer able to do their jobs effectively because of years of repeated cuts. Click here to read more.