DEEP cuts to legal aid have reduced publicly funded justice to “carnage,” a senior barrister said yesterday.
Andrew Langdon QC, chairman of the Bar Council which represents barristers in England and Wales, says repairs to the system are needed after cuts of more than 40 per...
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SUPPORT staff at Watford General Hospital in London voted overwhelmingly yesterday in favour of strike action against appalling conditions including zero-hours contracts and low pay.
The 300 workers are employed as cleaners, domestics and porters by health privateer Medirest, one of...
SINN FEIN’S London office opened a book of condolences yesterday for Martin McGuinness who died last week.
The ex-deputy first minister at Stormont had stepped down from front-line politics in January due to illness.
Mr McGuinness, who previously led the IRA, played a...
Unions, Labour and the left vow to fight for a deal that delivers for the working class
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Union leaders reveal wide-scale exploitation of low-paid agency workers
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Scotland braces for another divisive independence campaign
Property hoarder moans about ‘curry smell’
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier
LABOUR named its candidate in the Gorton by-election yesterday as Afzal Khan.
Mr Khan is currently a North West MEP, was elected to Manchester City Council in 2000 and became the first Asian lord mayor of the city.
He will contest the...
NHS unions attacked the announcement of a belowinflation 1 per cent pay award as a “bitter blow” for health workers yesterday.
The government said that it had accepted the NHS Pay Review Body recommendation of a 1 per cent pay rise for health workers including nurses,...
LABOUR blasted plans to cut prescriptions as “a direct result of Theresa May’s underfunding of the NHS” yesterday.
Major cost-cutting proposals mean that travel vaccinations, gluten-free foods and omega-3 supplements may no longer be available on the NHS.