Assembly denies legislative consent by 43-13
Wednesday 27th Jan 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
THE Scottish TUC vowed at the weekend to support any trade union forced to break the law in order to defy the “draconian” Trade Union Bill should it be implemented in Scotland.
At the Scottish People’s Assembly AGM on Saturday, deputy general secretary Dave Moxham...
Monday 25th Jan 2016
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
Total expected to be even more, says O’Grady
Friday 22nd Jan 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
THE government was defeated on the Trade Union Bill for the first time yesterday as peers united to oppose party funding changes that could “damage democracy.”
Tory Business Minister and former Tesco boss Baroness Neville Rolfe claimed that imposing an opt-in system on...
Thursday 21st Jan 2016
Labour wins allies against partisan proposals
Wednesday 20th Jan 2016
First Minister Sturgeon pledges opposition to Tory suppression
Monday 18th Jan 2016
PARTISAN Tory attempts to cripple Labour’s finances by cutting off union funding could be defeated in the Lords after being criticised yesterday by the Prime Minister’s own ethics adviser.
Lord Bew, the chairman of the committee on standards in public life, said the plan,...
Wednesday 13th Jan 2016
TUC damns Cameron’s imposition as ‘unconstitutional’
Tuesday 12th Jan 2016
LABOUR could lose up to £40 million between every election if the Trade Union Bill becomes law, GMB general secretary Paul Kenny warned yesterday.
Labour bosses are braced for a £6m fall in trade union funding when an opt-in system to the political levy is imposed on...
LABOUR has conceded that it cannot now stop the Trade Union Bill becoming law, writes Luke James.
There does not appear to be support among cross-bench peers for a dramatic tax credits-style veto of the entire Bill because, unlike those controversial cuts, most of these proposals were...
posted by Morning Star in Britain