A SPECIALIST police force which guards Britain’s nuclear waste convoys and nuclear power stations is under threat from Tory cuts, Labour warned yesterday.
The government has admitted that a pledge by Chancellor George Osborne to protect police services from further austerity...
Monday 14th Dec 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THE body of a man who lost his life in the Desmond storm floods was found in the swollen River Kent yesterday.
The tragedy led the government to pledge it would “look again” into flood defences, while Labour pointed the finger at the Prime Minister’s “broken...
Tuesday 8th Dec 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
But cuts made at Department of Culture, Media and Sport
Thursday 26th Nov 2015
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Labour joins senior officers in highlighting threat of terrorism
Monday 23rd Nov 2015
CUTS to officer numbers will “severely impact” on the police’s ability to deal with a Paris-style terror attack, senior officers have warned.
In a letter that was sent to Home Secretary Theresa May following the atrocity and subsequently leaked, the officers argued...
Saturday 21st Nov 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
LAMBETH librarians walked out yesterday after the local authority refused to listen to workers and followed its plan to turn libraries into gyms.
The all-out unofficial strike was called by Lambeth libraries Unison members, who also organised a protest outside a council meeting that...
Thursday 19th Nov 2015
Cameron reveals attack has been thwarted this month
Tuesday 17th Nov 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
SOCIAL care faces a shortfall of workers growing to almost a million people in 20 years’ time, a charity warned yesterday.
Independent Age (IA) said that, even by the end of this parliament, 200,000 extra care workers would be needed — around twice the vacancy rate of...
ALMOST 12,000 public-sector jobs will be lost from just 17 councils across Britain next year, it was revealed yesterday as the local authorities try to cope with devastating central government cuts.
At least 3,000 people will lose their jobs in Glasgow, 2,000 in Edinburgh and 1,800 in...
Wednesday 11th Nov 2015
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Glasgow City Council is set to slash another £103m off its budget – and vital services are feeling the strain, writes ZOE STREATFIELD
Thursday 29th Oct 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features