More than three years ago the government approved a group of leading employers to develop standards for entry onto apprenticeships in the early years sector. I was on the group.
In a poll in Manchester last week tackling homelessness was viewed by half the respondents as an important factor in deciding their vote.
I am a student and I supported the recent college lecturers’ strikes in Scotland (see page 20). I started a Facebook group for students to show solidarity—and it really took off.
I suspect few readers of this newspaper will have been surprised at the decision of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) last week.
We found out that Theresa May was going to be in Bristol and organised to go down and protest outside. A few of us students from the university went.
I would be really happy to see someone like Jeremy Corbyn at the top of the left party in Germany.
Health workers need to say no to being border guards and no to charges for the NHS (Socialist Worker, 19 April).
the Scottish National Party (SNP) government was forced into a moratorium on fracking following pressure from below, yet licences are already in place for fracking in working class housing estates in Glasgow.
The decision to remove gluten free products from prescription will once again hit thousands of poor people in the wallet and their health.
It was shocking to see the GMB union calling for police and judges to take a “firmer line” against people protesting against fracking.
We need to thank the Financial Times newspaper for helping to explode the myth that “Britain is full”. Last week it ran a fawning profile of Britain’s largest landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch.
The Daily Mail newspaper complains that Marie Stopes’ doctors are effectively providing abortion on demand by certifying women for the procedure without actually seeing them.
As part of Israeli Apartheid Week I was asked to speak at events at universities in Liverpool and Preston.
A friend of mine, a 16 year old transgender woman at college in London, recently had major problems with transphobic bathroom rules.
Where do we start with Ukip leader Paul Nuttall?
Unlike Paul Nuttall, Roy Bentham was at the Hillsborough disaster that cost 96 Liverpool fans their lives. He responds to the Ukip leader's lies
We’ve had a great experience in building Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) in the school where I teach.
Racist LBC radio host Nick Ferrari wants a US-style health service to force overseas patients to pay insurance or produce a credit card when visiting A&E or local GP surgeries.
Former Labour MP Tam Dalyell, who died last week, should be remembered as a principled opponent of the lies used to justify wars.
What happened to me illustrates perfectly one of the issues at the heart of the dispute with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)—Southern’s owner—and the Aslef and RMT unions.