RAIL unions have reacted angrily to Boris Johnson’s announcement of “slash and burn” budget cuts affecting transport in London.
Unions and Labour MPs have called for a radical alternative to the “arms race” over tax cuts in which the Government opposition parties are vying to attract electoral popularity by …
Cover story: Death by a thousand cuts? The BBC at bay â€“Â and how the trade unions are pledged to defend public service broadcasting in Britain
ALISTAIR DARLING launched the Governmentâ€™s fightback in his first big outing as Chancellor with a programme that promised a slowdown of public spending and the battle to eliminate child poverty …
MOVES to downsize two of Hertfordshireâ€™s four general hospitals have been dismissed as â€œcost-drivenâ€ and medically unproven by Unison in a report this week. The union argues that plans to …
Cuts, staff shortages and overcrowding amount to a growing crisis in Britain’s jails, writes Rachel Maskell
Economic growth, fixed-term parliaments, NHS crisis, catches with campaigning
The people of Gaza must freed from what is effectively an open-air prison, insists Holly Lynch
Labour was comprehensively defeated at the 2015 election. Stephen Pound does not see the left-wing leadership candidate pointing the way to a comeback
The Parliamentary Labour Party needs to sort itself out and urgently, says Ian Hernon
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We must oppose these callous Conservative cuts
Ian Hernon has been keeping tabs on the election to determine Ed Miliband’s successor
The almost orgasmic way that many political commentators greeted George Osborne’s Budget as a giant stride towards the Tory leadership and Number 10 is not shared by all.
It should not have been a difficult decision for a Labour MP to make. With almost three million children already in absolute or relative poverty, the Government put forward proposals …
A TUC study found that London is outperforming other parts of Britain in economic and jobs growth, while the economic recovery is weakest in the North West region and Northern …
Recent child poverty statistics showed that 2.3 million children are still living in relative poverty and half a million more are living in absolute poverty than in 2010.
Chancellor George Osborne claimed that his seventh Budget offered the country a “new contract”, but the unions called it a “con trick”.
As George Osborne’s latest Budget bites, Michael Meacher outlines what Labour’s narrative should now be
Councils in Greater Manchester are typical of the poorer local authorities bearing the brunt of Tory cuts, writes Angela Raynor
Jamie McCormack says disabled people are leading the fight to save the ILF
Total public sector employment in Britain has fallen to its lowest level since the official figures began to be collated in 1999.
A TUC report revealed that the Government’s decision to freeze Child Benefit until 2018 will cost claimant households more than £2,000 by the next general election.