A PETITION with at least 100,000 signatures is demanding that Uber should only have its licence renewed if it limits drivers’ working hours and also guarantees them specific rights.
The five-year licence for the smartphone app-based taxi company to operate in London expires this...
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017
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A HIGH COURT judge was asked by representatives of more than 100 striking bin workers yesterday to grant an injunction against a council that wants to scrap their jobs.
The hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice in London is considering whether Labour-run Birmingham City Council has...
WRITING off loans for students who started university after tuition fees were trebled to £9,000 a year could cost £20 billion by 2050 — far lower than the £100bn figure often suggested.
The analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies think tank (IFS) comes in...
Saturday 16th Sep 2017
Labour warns that unfunded off er would further hit stretched budgets
Friday 15th Sep 2017
LABOUR grassroots group Momentum said yesterday that it is supporting a national demonstration demanding the abolition of university tuition fees.
The news came after the government faced opposition in Westminster to its plans to increase the £9,000-a-year fees.
Corbyn points out millions are struggling just to get by
Thursday 14th Sep 2017
THE DUP defied their Tory allies yesterday after they backed a Labour motion in favour of increasing NHS pay.
Labour’s proposal won before it even went to a vote as it became clear that the Tories would lose in their bid to oppose calls to end the unfair public-sector pay...
Labour rebels defend decision to support government Bill
Wednesday 13th Sep 2017
THE £1 billion sweetheart deal the Tories struck with North Irish extremists to prop up Theresa May will need to be approved by Parliament, government lawyers admitted yesterday.
Officials were challenged to come up with the legal basis for the deal with the DUP by the...
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
SOCIALISTS secured two key positions on the Labour Party’s conference arrangements committee yesterday, with the Momentum-backed pair winning more than double the votes of their right-wing opponents.
Tottenham CLP secretary Seema Chandwani and former CWU general secretary Billy...