Protest at drinks giant’s job cuts

Published: July 30, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

by Keith Richmond Twenty thousand distillery workers and their supporters took to the streets of Kilmarnock at the weekend to protest at Diageo’s decision to put 900 people on the …

Community anger at Corus planned cuts

Published: January 29, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

COMMUNITY, the union which represents the majority of British workers at the steel company Corus, has reacted angrily to the firm’s announcement that it wants to cut 2,500 jobs and …

RMT steps up its campaign to stop cuts

Published: January 22, 2009
Written by Tribune web editor

RMT general secretary Bob Crow and Ian Gibson, Labour MP for Norwich North, lobbied commuters at Liverpool Street station in London on Tuesday as the union stepped up its campaign …

Cat about the House – Cat Smith

Published: May 1, 2016
Written by Cat Smith

As I approach my first year anniversary serving as Member of Parliament for Lancaster and Fleetwood, I’m taking this opportunity to reflect on the events of the past 12 months.

MPs versus mandarin: round two

Published: May 1, 2016
Written by David Hencke

A senior civil servant will be given a fresh chance on May 3 to explain the more than £1 billion of criminal assets that should have been seized by the …

Off the hook?

Published: April 30, 2016
Written by Vincent Moss

Government ruses to avoid srcutiny are working, warns Vincent Moss

Payback for making the poorest pay

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Jon Trickett

Jon Trickett says local election day is an opportunity for Labour to send a message on behalf of all those belittled and betrayed by a vicious and incompetent Conservative Government

News in Brief

Published: April 29, 2016
Written by Chris McLaughlin

American President Barack Obama intervened in the UK referendum on European Union membership with a hint at punitive action if Brexit wins the day, saying that Britain would have to …

Undercurrents – Joy Johnson

Published: April 16, 2016
Written by Joy Johnson

There is a global power elite whose members owe no loyalty to nation states. They owe no loyalty to our health service, our education system, or even our industrial heartlands.