Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths yesterday (7 September 2021) called on workers to “reflect and regroup”, as the decision to tax workers to pay for social care (effectively twice as we do it already), “is the opening shot in a protracted struggle with attempts to shift the burden of paying for the breakdown of capitalism, onto workers and their communities.”
A public inquiry has begun into the development of the UK’s first deep coal mine in 30 years. The project, run by West Cumbria Mining (WCM), would extract 2.78 million tonnes of coal a year up until 2049, but has been widely criticised for its potential environmental impact.
Despite his 2019 manifesto, Boris Johnson is expected to announce an increase in national insurance payments to apparently fund the social care crisis.
The report looked into 38 different religious groups including from various strands and denominations of Christianity, Judaism and Islam, examining abuse and failings by these groups to investigate child sexual abuse within.
News of labour shortages have flooded the media in recent weeks and many have called for relaxed rules on migration to enable European workers to fill these posts.
One hundred groups have implored the Prime Minister to abandon the looming cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit, calling it “the biggest overnight cut to the basic rate of social security since World War II”.
Minister for Education Gavin Williamson has said that it is parents’ responsibility to prevent a new Covid wave when schools open this September, attempting to shift the burden and blame for the virus’ spread away from government to individual citizens.
A review by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) was published on 25th August reporting on the issue of taser use by the police in England and Wales. The report highlighted
After what has been one of the most strenuous times for the National Health Service, the Tories are continuing their PR campaign to cover up the failings of this disastrous government.
Sharon Graham has promised to re-focus Unite’s efforts into defending job security, pay, and working conditions.