In response to the recent TUC conference, Communist Party Chair Liz Payne has urged Britain’s trades union movement to unite to defend every job, demand a safe return to work and to reject EU attempts to limit control of state aid to industry in England, Scotland and Wales, at the party’s most recent Political Committee meeting.
On Wednesday (23 September 2020), Keir Starmer sacked 3 socialist Labour MPs from their front-bench positions for voting against Boris Johnson’s Overseas Operations Bill.
Over the weekend, it was announced that students in Scotland and in Manchester were to be placed under further restrictions following significant outbreaks of Covid-19. In Manchester, 127 students have tested positive for the virus, while around 1,700 university students have been told to self-isolate.
Readers of the Morning Star this weekend will have again seen the paper excluded from Government advertising. This is the second string of advertising from the Government which has seen the Morning Star shut out from crucial funding. The public health advertising serves two essential purposes. Firstly, and most obviously, the advertising is to promoteContinue reading “Morning Star excluded from Government funding again”
The measures brought in by the government to replace the furlough scheme were unveiled this week. Under the new setup the most vulnerable workers in the economy will have the least support and no attempt has been made to prevent the potential for millions of redundancies when furlough is withdrawn at the end of this month.
Today (22 September 2020) it was announced that new COVID-19 restrictions were to come into place in an attempt to combat rising cases of the virus.
The Ministry of Defence has revealed that Saudi pilots have undergone test-bombings at British ‘air weapon ranges’ in cooperation with the RAF.
Throughout this week, the Trade Union Congress (TUC) has met virtually for the first time.
The Communist Party has issued a special number of its news sheet Unity! for this year’s online Trades Union Congress Conference. Read the full edition online.
New coronavirus regulations came into force in England, Wales and Scotland today (14 September 2020) which restricted all group activities to no more than 6 individuals. There will be differences in however in how the so called ‘Rule of 6’ will be applied in the separate parts of Britain.