Diane Abbott MP writes that we need to oppose the attacks on our civil liberties, human rights and right to organise the government is pursuing alongside its cuts
Wednesday 22nd Jul 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
This band of sadistic elites will make outlaws of us all, warns IAN LAVERY
Friday 17th Jul 2015
PM accidentally reveals true reasons behind hated Trade Union Bill
Thursday 16th Jul 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
LABOUR MPs demanded yesterday that British ministers take action over the thousands of campaigners and trade unionists imprisoned for political reasons in Colombia.
Trade union group chairman Ian Lavery and Leeds East MP Richard Burgon both raised the abuses...
Wednesday 15th Jul 2015
And Kellingley is set to follow despite rich seams alongside annual coal imports of 50 million tons
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
MPs are demanding a public inquiry into police attacks on mining communities throughout the year-long 1984-5 strike against pit closures — including the notorious Orgreave scandal.
Labour MP for Wansbeck and former president of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Ian Lavery...
Thursday 18th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
POLICE watchdog the IPCC refused to launch a formal inquiry yesterday into a historic violent rampage by officers against striking miners at Orgreave in South Yorkshire.
The decision, announced by the Independent Police Complaints Commission after a two-year delay, was slammed by...
Friday 12th Jun 2015
Veteran warns Labour against driving away its union support
Wednesday 3rd Jun 2015
MORE than 20 Labour MPs issued an open letter yesterday defending the role of trade unions in their party.
The MPs, including Trade Union Group chair Ian Lavery, criticised “crackpot tales” about trade union leaders and left-wing MPs in the gutter press.
Saturday 30th May 2015
IAN LAVERY ended speculation yesterday by ruling himself out of the Labour leadership election — and backing Andy Burnham.
But the Wansbeck MP, who on Wednesday delivered a barnstorming speech to the Fire Brigades Union conference supporting working people’s participation...
Friday 15th May 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain