Angela Rayner: Labour can win another landslide if it listens to trade unions

Angela Rayner has claimed her party lost its trade union roots and must re-gain them if it is to win a landslide election victory like it did in 1997. The deputy Labour Party leader told the Trade Union Congress’s ‘Organise 2020’ event: “We lost our roots for a while and a plant without roots dies pretty quickly.” When More...

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Revealed: Government failed to directly respond to Black Lives Matter petitions

A cross-party parliamentary committee has accused the government of failing to adequately respond to three anti-racist petitions, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. Parliament’s petitions committee More...

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Police apologise to Bianca Williams but insist they did nothing wrong

Metrpolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick drew positive headlines yesterday after apologising to a black athlete who was stopped, handcuffed and searched while driving around London with her partner and young More...

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Cummings blows £100m on green tech which scientists call a “costly distraction”

Environmental campaigners have criticised the government for devoting £100m to the research of a green technology branded a “costly distraction” by scientists. In his budget, Rishi Sunak announced that More...

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Prof Prem Sikka: Budget spending is insufficient and inconsistent

The UK economy shrank by 20% between March and April. With the lockdown easing though, the economy is gradually reopening but i needs government help to revive and stem the daily tide of redundancies. The good news More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Government aid policies are pushing privatisation in the global south

Unsurprisingly, Covid-19 has shone a powerful light on society. In many ways, inequality itself is the virus and the pandemic is merely the latest in a range of catalysts that have exacerbated its impacts. One thing More...

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REVEALED: Dominic Cummings plans to tour Britain’s highest security sites

Campaigners have expressed major concern after leaked correspondence revealed that Boris Johnson’s top adviser Dominic Cummings will tour some of Britain’s most highly classified national security sites, as More...

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Campaigners hit out at huge gaps in Chancellor’s mini-budget

Economic experts, opposition politicians and campaigners have pointed to ‘gaping holes’ in the mini-budget put forward by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on Wednesday. Responding, Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds told More...

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Why did ministers hand a pest control company and sweet confectioner millions in PPE contracts?

More details of the PPE fiasco that left hundreds of doctors and nurses dead are starting to emerge. Whilst our EU partners were putting together emergency procurement arrangements in late January, it wasn’t More...

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Tories u-turn on Covid test tax following outcry

The government has reversed a policy that would have seen millions of key workers taxed for receiving coronavirus tests from their employers. HMRC guidance published on 6h July stated that employees would face a More...