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GOVERNMENT ENDS WORKFARE SCHEMES

From Work and Benefits:

‘ MANDATORY WORK SCHEMES TO CLOSE
The government is axing mandatory work activity and community work placements. The announcement comes after years of protests and court action by claimants forced into unpaid work with no prospect of a job at the end. 103 more words

News And Views

Workfare Abandoned! Mandatory Work Activity and Community Work Placements Both To Be Scrapped

In a major victory for campaigners, two of the main workfare programmes are to be abandoned the DWP has quietly announced today.  Private sector contracts to run Community Work Placements and Mandatory Work Activity will not be renewed says the department in their response to George Osborne’s spending review. 307 more words

Welfare Reform

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Things coming up, things that've happened: Mid-June round-up

If you’re reading this blog, you’ll probably be aware of the big upcoming protest in Central London on 20th of June. It’s probably worth going to that, and it’d definitely be worth getting together with some friends to discuss what you want to do to make the day more interesting, whether that’s… 859 more words

Protests

Mid-May round-up: don't mourn, win

So, a few weeks into the the new government, it seems there’s quite a lot of people who want to fight back, one way or another. 384 more words

Protests

Election 2015: Take Action

“We need to fan every flame of resistance—from strikes to housing campaigns, to the People’s Assembly demonstration on 20 June, to the battles against racism, to the mobilisations over climate change. 715 more words

Human Rights

May Day Demonstrators Clash with Mall Security

Last Friday was May Day, and as working class agitators we wanted to celebrate it with some action.  Having dedicated much of our time to the… 439 more words

Actions & Demos