Lecturers’ union slams ‘catastrophic’ plan to axe seven centres
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Our News Desk
FURTHER education is in “financial meltdown” with scores of colleges doubling their deficit since 2010, the National Audit Office (NAO) warned yesterday.
A “rapid decline” was found in the positions of the 244 institutions in...
Tuesday 21st Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
EDUCATION campaigners furious over the government’s planned cuts to adult learning delivered a 42,000-strong petition to Downing Street yesterday demanding an end to the Tories’ proposals.
Over 20 organisations — including unions UCU, Unite, GMB and the TUC —...
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
Bosses told to make preparations for 10 days of action as they push through cuts
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
We will show our might on the streets today, but the real work starts in our communities, says BILL GREENSHIELDS
Saturday 20th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Our Foreign Desk
SINN FEIN and the British government traded blows yesterday, blaming each other for the looming Stormont House Agreement crisis.
The British and Irish governments held talks yesterday afternoon with leaders of the five parties of the Northern...
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
The Paddy McGuffin column
Saturday 30th May 2015
FUTURE medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy and physiotherapy workers are already encountering widespread distressing situations as trainees, the British Medical Journal revealed yesterday.
According to a study by Cardiff and Dundee universities, a worrying number of British healthcare...
Wednesday 27th May 2015
CUTS by “stealth” have cost Britain’s hard-pressed acute hospital services at least £2 billion, according to research published yesterday.
And unions warned that hospitals face “financial doom” as budgets continue to be slashed.
Thursday 23rd Apr 2015
ESSEX fire crews were short-handed at one in six 999 calls last year, shocking statistics showed yesterday.
Crews were understaffed at 16 per cent of the 14,000 emergency call-outs in 2014.
Firefighters’ union FBU said chronic understaffing is putting both the public and...
Wednesday 15th Apr 2015