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Fire Crew Reductions in North Yorkshire Reversed

At the North Yorkshire Fire Authority meeting on 13th December, the decision was taken unanimously to reverse the decision taken three years ago to reduce crewing of Tactical Response Vehicles (TRVs) to just three firefighters. 157 more words

Anti-Cuts

Protest against cuts to early help children's services in Bradford

Around 20 people gathered in Centenary Square ahead of Bradford Council’s monthly meeting to protest against the proposals in the consultation of the the early help service, part of the Children’s Services directorate of the council. 340 more words

Iain Dalton

Defend children's services in Bradford

A good start was made to the campaign to defend council-run children’s services in Bradford at a public meeting on December 5th, with representation from service users, trade unionists and community campaigners. 165 more words

Trade Unions

Political Women; Lauren, Trade Union Activist and Revolutionary Socialist

Lauren, aged 22 years, represents a new generation of young workers who are following in the footsteps of past activists such as  Mary Quaile,  who never wavered in her belief that trade unions were the key to women and men achieving proper pay and decent conditions. 643 more words

Human Rights

Letter from Another America......

Jane Latour is a freelance writer and author of Sisters in the Brotherhoods Working Women Organizing for Equality in New York City. I asked her to give an activist’s view, both personal and political, on the impact of the election of Donald Trump. 1,218 more words

Human Rights

Labour must listen to Birmingham refuse workers

Refuse workers at Birmingham city council have been on a series of stoppages since June as the Labour council threatens 122 waste collection jobs – about 20pc of the entire refuse collection squad. 1,104 more words

Why Labour must campaign for free movement

By Raquel Palmeira and Ben Towse, Labour Campaign for Free Movement

Not long ago, defence of migrants, the right to cross borders to live and work, and the project of lowering, not raising, borders, were common sense for most of the left. 903 more words