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School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Health news round-up

Survey bound to support closure NHS North west London has claimed it has majority popular support for plans to close four local A&Es. Some 5,000 people marched through Ealing against the plan in September.

We won't take these health cuts lying down, protesters say

We wont take these health cuts lying down, protesters say Demonstrations to defend the NHS hit streets across London on Saturday of last week. Some 5,000 marched through Ealing, west London. And hundreds protested in Brent, north west London and in Woolwich, south east London.

Fury over NHS cuts fuels protests against Tories

Fury over NHS cuts fuels protests against Tories Three big local demonstrations to defend local hospitals will take place across London on 15 September. Protests are organised for Ealing, Brent and Greenwich. A fourth demonstration will hit the streets of Hammersmith on 22 September.

Lloyds head of fraud charged

Former head of fraud and security at Lloyds has been charged with stealing almost £2.5million from the bank.

Ealing traffic wardens' strike called off

Unite union members in Ealing, west London, have called off a two-week strike for talks with management.

Traffic wardens: Ealing walkout begins

10 April 2012
Traffic wardens in Ealing, west London, have started a fresh two-week walkout in their battle to defend their union rep.

Ealing traffic wardens call two week strike

03 April 2012
Traffic wardens in Ealing, west London, have stepped up their strikes by calling a two‑week walkout.

Ealing traffic wardens call more strikes

27 March 2012
Outsourced traffic wardens in Ealing have begun a five-day strike this week to win the reinstatement of sacked union rep Parveen Bhardwaj.

Ealing parking boss caught pushing ticket quotas

20 March 2012
A manager at private firm NSL has been pressuring traffic wardens into writing parking tickets to meet quotas, Socialist Worker can reveal.

Rank and file holds the key to this fight

20 March 2012
This hasn’t been a good week for the working class. The Tories are set to pass their healthcare bill and have started on the road to privatising the NHS. They are stealing people’s pensions and cutting jobs and services.

Lively picket lines of Ealing traffic wardens

20 March 2012
Traffic wardens in Ealing, west London, struck on Thursday and Friday of last week to demand the reinstatement of sacked rep Parveen Bhardwaj. The Unite union members picketed offices on Uxbridge Road, waving union flags and blowing horns. They were set to walk out again this Thursday and Friday.

Ealing traffic wardens walk out

06 March 2012
Ealing Traffic wardens struck on Thursday and Friday of last week to demand the reinstatement of their union rep Parveen Bhardwaj.

Police concealed evidence that could have cleared Eddie Gilfoyle

10 January 2012
Merseyside police have been concealing evidence that could expose a significant miscarriage of justice. Eddie Gilfoyle was jailed for life in 1993 but has maintained his innocence.

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.

Life’s Too Short: New Ricky Gervais comedy seriously lacks laughs

08 November 2011
Ricky Gervais says his new "mockumentary" sitcom, Life’s Too Short, is a "naturalist observational comedy, dealing with everyday problems, human foibles and social faux pas… but with a dwarf."

Letters

01 November 2011
Dealing with divisions in the Greek movement Greece’s 48-hour strike on 19-20 October was the biggest success for the workers’ movement here in decades (Socialist Worker, 29 October).

Crooked Cops: a century of bribes, beatings and bungs from the British police

26 July 2011
The phrase "If you want to know the time, ask a policeman" is informative. It has nothing to do with the police being helpful. It came from their reputation for stealing the watches of Victorian drunks.

Campaign stops library closures in Ealing

15 June 2011
Ealing Council has stepped back from consideration of any library closures.

Goldman Sachs' dealings with Colonel Gaddafi

14 June 2011
Investment bank Goldman Sachs’ murky dealings with Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi are gradually emerging.

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