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Camden wardens strike blow against poverty pay

11 December 2012
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, have won a pay rise of 10 percent over the next two years following strikes.

Camden traffic wardens strike back against poverty pay

14 August 2012
Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, showed their determination to win decent pay as they struck for three days last week. Their rage was aimed at NSL, the private contractor that employs them.

Traffic wardens in Camden start three-day strike for decent pay

09 August 2012
Traffic wardens in Camden were in confident mood today, Thursday, for the start of their second strike over pay.

Reports round-up

07 August 2012
Camden traffic wardens to strike Traffic wardens working for Camden council in north London plan to walk out for three days this week. The 160 workers, employed by privateer NSL, are fighting for better pay and conditions.

Homeless hunger strikers take on Tory attacks on housing benefits

07 August 2012
Three men went on hunger strike and camped outside Camden Town Hall in north London for three days last week. They were protesting because housing benefit cuts had made them homeless.

Traffic wardens strike in Camden and York

17 July 2012
Some 160 traffic wardens in Camden, north London, struck for two days last week. They are demanding a living wage from parking contractor NSL.

Strong picket lines across Camden as wardens strike for decent pay

11 July 2012
Some 160 traffic wardens in Camden, north London, have started two days of strikes against their employer, parking contractor NSL.

Wardens to strike in Camden

10 July 2012
Camden traffic wardens were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of this week over pay.

Public inquiry in Camden health

17 April 2012
Camden Council has agreed to launch a public inquiry into the privatisation of the Camden Road GP practice after a public outcry at its closure.

Boardroom sit-in to save Camden surgery

03 April 2012
Around 40 Camden residents and campaigners from Keep Our NHS Public occupied the North Central London NHS primary care trust board meeting last Thursday. They are fighting against the closure of Camden Road Surgery. The closure will leave thousands without a GP within reasonable proximity.

Union branches back lobby of TUC tomorrow

18 December 2011
The emergency lobby of the TUC tomorrow over pensions at 2pm is now backed by the London region of the UCU, East London NUT and NUT branches in Camden, Lewisham. Hackney, Lambeth, Ealing, Southwark, Merton and Greenwich.

Camden campaign backs protests

09 August 2011
The monthly meeting of the recently-formed London’s Local Anti-Cuts Alliance took place on Wednesday of last week.

Love Music, hate racism festival

02 August 2011
Hundreds of Camden residents and anti-fascist campaigners came together last Saturday at a family festival organised by Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) and Castlehaven Community Association.

Camden strike to stop job cuts

05 July 2011
Unison union members in the Camden council repairs and improvement team struck on Thursday of last week.

Camden NUT - next steps in fight to defend schools

19 April 2011
management are trying to cut costs in several schools in Camden, north London—provoking disputes.

Camden teachers’ battle shows how to fight the Tory cuts

05 April 2011
Fury at the Tories burst onto the streets of Camden, north London, last week as teachers struck against £20 million cuts to key children’s services.

United strikes rock Tower Hamlets and Camden

30 March 2011
Tower Hamlets Teachers and council workers struck across Tower Hamlets, east London, today, Wednesday. They are fighting 500 job cuts that will hit everything from social services to schools and youth workers.

Tower Hamlets and Camden council workers and teachers unite to fight

29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.

Camden anti-cuts meeting

18 January 2011
Don’t make cuts, join the fightback. That was the message delivered to Labour councillors at a 200-strong meeting in Camden last Monday night.

Camden sixth form students begin their sit-in

08 December 2010
Sixth form students began a 24-hour sit-in at Camden School for Girls, in north London at 9am this morning, Wednesday.

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