MPs weren’t told about crisis before making crucial decision to renew weapon
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Unions slam May for focusing on bosses
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Tory Bill to restrict right to strike may fail this time round, but worse is sure to come, warn transport workers
MINISTERS were urged to give “serious attention” to Britain’s ailing helicopter manufacturing industry by Unite yesterday as over 200 production workers are set to lose their jobs.
The future of the industry will be debated in Parliament today and led by by Yeovil...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier
EXPLOITED British workers are being paid less than half the minimum wage in textile factories for big high street and online fashion brands, Channel 4’s Dispatches revealed last night.
Footage for Undercover: Britain’s Cheap Clothes was...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SCOTTISH First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to give MSPs a vote on triggering Article 50 regardless of today’s Supreme Court ruling.
Eleven of the most senior judges will decide whether Prime Minister Theresa May has to ask MPs and the devolved governments of Scotland and...
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
HEALTH boards in Scotland have splashed out more than £1,500 for an agency nurse to cover a single shift, freedom of information requests revealed yesterday.
NHS Lanarkshire paid £1,565 to an agency for one shift in 2015-16, while NHS Lothian said the largest sum it spent...
SADIQ KHAN backed a land value tax (LVT) yesterday as a way out of London’s housing crisis.
A report by the London Assembly’s planning committee said the tax — which would replace existing property taxes — could result in...
MINISTERS are putting weapon sales to Ankara over people’s lives, British-based campaign Solidarity with the People of Turkey (Spot) said yesterday.
Britain has sold almost £50 milion of arms to Turkey since the failed coup attempt of last July, new figures revealed...
PROTESTERS against the ban on the traditional bull-taming sport rioted in India’s Tamil Nadu yesterday, stoning a police station and torching cars.
The incident started after police forcibly evicted about 7,000 demonstrators from a week-long sit-in at Marina beach in state...