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 …

Osborne con-trick hits low-income families

Published: November 27, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon

George Osborne’s alleged climbdown over tax credit changes in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement was swiftly exposed as a con­trick which will hit millions of low­income families by the …

News In Brief

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon

Commons watchdogs urged George Osborne to postpone cuts to tax credits for a year to enable debate about the future of working-age benefits.

John Street’s Diary: Nov 20

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by John Street

David Cameron, wriggling over his setbacks on welfare, claimed that some of his opponents in Parliament had vested interests because they might be claiming tax credits themselves. Blyth Valley Labour …

Brainwaves: Chris Proctor

Published: November 22, 2015
Written by Chris Proctor

RIP BS, but Call me Dave has still not cut the crap We are gathered here today, dearly beloved, to mourn the passing of an idea that began life with …

Cat Smith

Published: November 8, 2015
Written by Cat Smith

Tories seek to reverse our hard-won advances