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Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns

Tory plans for Covid-19 vaccine roll out already raise concerns The government’s announcement that a Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use is a source of hope for millions of people across Britain.

Handling of virus will mean millions more in poverty

Handling of virus will mean millions more in poverty The economic crisis, exacerbated by the Tories’ mishandling of the pandemic, has plunged people into poverty.

Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults

Sunak savages workers as Tories signal new austerity assaults Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.

Tories play divide and rule to push through public sector pay freeze

Tories play divide and rule to push through public sector pay freeze The Tories are preparing their latest attack on public sector workers. 

‘They are putting profit first’—residents in Hull speak out as virus cases soar

‘They are putting profit first’—residents in Hull speak out as virus cases soar Hull has become the worst-hit city by coronavirus in Britain. The week to 13 November saw 761 confirmed cases per 100,000 people. The second highest-hit place was Hartlepool, with 597.

How government cronies were gifted a fast track to PPE profits

How government cronies were gifted  a fast track to PPE profits An official investigation has found that firms with political connections were ten times more likely to win contracts.

Tories cannot be trusted with Covid-19 vaccines

16 November 2020
The government’s repeated Covid-19 failures ¬undermine efforts to contain it—and mean we should not trust the Tories with the hopes for a new vaccine.

Avoidable coronavirus spike means hospitals will have to limit services

09 November 2020
Routine NHS care is being delayed in an attempt to cope with the devastating second Covid-19 spike.

Panicked Tories announce lockdown - but it is too little, too late

31 October 2020
The Tories announced a month-long national lockdown across England on Saturday as their coronavirus policies degenerated further into fatal chaos

Coronavirus round-up - Paper claims older people were sacrificed in first wave

27 October 2020
Older people were excluded from receiving lifesaving care at the height of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the spring, the Sunday Times newspaper has claimed. 

NHS charges delay vital treatments

19 October 2020
Migrants denied NHS services under racist immigration rules had to wait an average of 37 weeks for treatment, according to a damning new report.

Three-tier lockdown system is not enough to contain coronavirus

13 October 2020
Boris Johnson announced a new three-tier lockdown system for England on Monday in his latest attempt to control the virus.

Letters—No job leaves me asking what was the point of college?

09 October 2020
Finally graduating from university after three years is an overwhelming feeling.

Care homes ‘managed death’ in first wave of virus

06 October 2020
The full horror wreaked upon care homes during coronavirus has been revealed by a new Amnesty International report. 

Tory plans to limit vaccinations for coronavirus will put ordinary people’s lives at risk

06 October 2020
Most people in Britain won’t be vaccinated for coronavirus when a vaccine becomes available. 

‘We’ll keep fighting,’ say We Are With You rehab strikers

05 October 2020
Workers at We Are With You rehab service in Wigan and Leigh ended their two-week strike last week. But the battle is far from over.

Coronavirus cases soar after Tories’ new failures over testing

05 October 2020
Official cases of coronavirus in Britain shot up last weekend after a failure in the Tories’ test and trace system.

Eight die of Covid-19 in hospital in Wales forcing it to suspend services

30 September 2020
A hospital in the South Wales Valleys has stopped operations amid an outbreak of 82 new coronavirus cases linked to the site.

“We felt abandoned by the state”—health workers speak out as they prepare for second wave

27 September 2020
Health workers are “physically and emotionally on their knees” as they prepare for a second wave of coronavirus.

Handling of the virus has made mental distress worse

25 September 2020
The virus has meant that mental health services are in crisis—Isabel Ringrose spoke to two health workers on the frontline  

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