A man who came to Britain from Congo at the age of 13 in 2003 has got a rare win for immigrants in Britain. The High Court finally ruled in favour of Sam Louis’ claim following a decade of false imprisonment and legal hostility.
Spending cuts and service reviews are being outlined as a result of a funding shortage of over half a billion pounds for educating children with special needs, across councils in England. Due to a government ruling, local authorities are not permitted to employ other reserves to boost funds for the special educational needs and disabilities (Send) system, leaving families anxious that their loved ones could lose support to ensure gaping historical shortfalls are cleared.
YCL Brighton & East Sussex Branch expose the longstanding and institutional racism, sexism and brutality of Sussex Police.
With last week’s ‘Super Thursday’ elections, Communists around the country have been pushing for votes. Being the largest election campaign for the Communist Party since the 1980’s the Communist Party is fighting to provide a genuine alternative to the mainstream political parties up and down Britain.
Nearly 25% of applications for background checks accepted last year by the police took longer than a month to reveal information about the criminal histories of suspected abusers. Under Clare’s Law, implemented in 2014, people have the “right to ask” police about any past domestic violence or offences that mean their partners could be a potential risk to them.
Over a year into the Covid-19 crisis, which saw the public clap for those still on the frontline, Thurrock council have seen fit to slash the terms and conditions of its local refuse workers.
Although being the 2nd most populated city in the country, Birmingham has consistently ranked low on Westminster’s list of priorities. The ‘2nd city’ label, which was originally coined to boost the area’s reputation nationally and internationally, has only served as an excuse to ignore it.
In an age where politics move further and further towards a theatrical performance, pop culture personalities and actors coming to the forefront of modern political discourse should come as no surprise. In London, Laurence Fox has come to throw his hat in the ring as a candidate for the Mayorship. The Yorkshireman in 2020 founded his own political party called the ‘Reclaim Party’ whose ideology purports to be a form of populist libertarian conservatism.
There is optimism for many across England this week as many restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic were eased as the country edges towards normality following a gargantuan effort from the National Health Service.
One this day a sizable protest took place through the streets of Manchester.