08 September 2015
A 10-day strike by Doncaster council workers planned for Friday of last week was suspended at the 11th hour following a dramatic climbdown by bosses. Plus short stories on the fight for Barnet libraries and pay deal at Scottish councils.
14 July 2015
Strikes against Tory privatisation at two London councils grew in strength as council workers walked out on Wednesday of last week.
02 June 2015
Unison union members in Barnet, north London, held a council-wide strike on Monday and Tuesday of this week.
05 May 2015
Barnet Council workers struck for two days last week against another wave of outsourcing at the Tory-run north London authority.
21 April 2015
The Unison union at Barnet Council in north London has announced its members are set to walk out on strike for two days on Thursday and Friday of next week.
31 March 2015
A struggle by care workers in Barnet, north London to defend pay and a quality care service has got bosses on the ropes. It’s bad news for the council privatisers, reports Raymie Kiernan
24 March 2015
Unison union members at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London were set to begin a three?day strike on Wednesday of this week against a 9.5 percent pay cut.
17 March 2015
Tory-controlled Barnet council in north London has provoked a major strike ballot of Unison union members against mass outsourcing.
10 March 2015
Tenants and supporters have occupied a newly empty house on the Sweets Way estate in Barnet, north London.
30 September 2014
Tory-run Barnet Council in north London is giving preferential treatment to private firms over its own local authority trading company, Your Choice Barnet (YCB).
23 September 2014
Care workers in the Unison union struck last week in their dispute over pay with bosses at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London.
02 September 2014
Care workers at Your Choice Barnet (YCB) in north London are set to strike on Monday and Tuesday of next week against a 9.5 percent pay cut.
17 June 2014
Barnet | Kirlees | Scotland
11 December 2012
Protesters in Barnet, north London, took over a council meeting as the Tory cabinet voted to hand £750 million of services to private firm Capita.
08 May 2012
Brian Coleman was the highest paid Tory councillor in Britain, pocketing nearly £130,000 a year from four "jobs"But he lost his seat in the London Assembly elections—and will now likely lose up to £90,000Still, at least he’ll keep £40,000 as a cabinet member at Barnet council
05 April 2012
Campaigners have occupied Friern Barnet library in north London on the day it was set to close.
09 February 2012
Striking Barnet council workers bellowed out a determined chant from their picket line on Thursday morning, "Say no to easyCouncil".
07 February 2012
Council workers in Barnet were set to strike on Thursday of this week in the latest stage of their long-running battle against privatisation.
04 February 2012
Council workers in Barnet, north London, plan to strike for a third time against privatisation on Thursday of next week.
18 October 2011
Some 300 council workers in Barnet, north London, struck on Tuesday of this week in their battle against privatisation.