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A reply to my defeatist, divisive Labour MP: Stop stabbing Jeremy Corbyn in the back

A reply to my defeatist, divisive Labour MP: Stop stabbing Jeremy Corbyn in the back An angry constituent responds to a leaflet from Enfield MP Joan Ryan

Conel staff demand reinstatement of sacked assistant teacher

Conel staff demand reinstatement of sacked assistant teacher About 100 staff and students protested at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (Conel) this Tuesday lunchtime, furious at the sacking of Dee Topping, an assistant teacher at the further education college.

John Chopping 1938-2012

John Chopping 1938-2012 John started work at the Thorn EMI factory in Enfield in 1972. He soon became a shop steward for the T&G union. Thorn Workers News, a rank and file bulletin, was established.

Threat to Chase Farm Hospital

Leaks suggest that Tory health secretary Andrew Lansley will announce plans next month to merge Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield, north London, with another trust.

Letters

Visteon strikes again Visteon, the Ford daughter company formed in 2000, used KPMG to close three plants in the UK with only a few minutes notice in 2009. It only paid redundancy money after workers occupied the factories in Basildon, Enfield and Belfast for six weeks.

Lecturers fight for their union at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London

Lecturers at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London protested on Wednesday of last week against cuts. Management said last week that it wants to cut 64 jobs.

Fireman Scab lets house burn

26 October 2010
A house in Enfield, north London, almost burned down during last Saturday’s firefighters’ strike.

Ballot against Edmonton trust school

14 July 2009
Teachers in the NUT union at Edmonton Boys School, Enfield, north London, have voted to be balloted for strike action next term. They oppose moves by school management and the borough to turn their community school into a trust.

Quotes on Visteon

05 May 2009
"The government is putting too much money into negative things like ID cards and surveillance. Why not spend it on positive things?"Raymond Dixon , former shop steward at Visteon Enfield

Support the struggle at Visteon

21 April 2009
Do a collection and take a group from your workplace or campaign to visit the Visteon plantsInvite a Visteon speaker to your workplace or organisation to publicise their fightJoin the national day of action on Saturday 25 April and organise a protest at your local Ford dealerRaise money through your union branchRush messages to <a href="mailto:steve.hart@unitetheunion.com">steve.hart@unitetheunion.com</a> or text to Kevin (Enfield) 07956 375 410, Frank (Basildon) 07535 417 418 or John (Belfast) 07816 590 380

Visteon Enfield: Spreading resistance

21 April 2009
Delegations of Enfield Visteon workers have been out building support for their struggle.

Visteon workers determined to win

14 April 2009
The defiant stand taken by sacked Ford Visteon car component workers at plants in Belfast, Basildon and Enfield marks a turning point in class struggle in Britain.

Ford-Visteon struggle: ‘We won’t give up this vital fight for justice’

14 April 2009
Workers at the Ford Visteon car components plant in Enfield, north London, are continuing their campaign for jobs and justice despite ending their occupation of the site on Thursday of last week.

Video of Visteon workers ending their occupation in Enfield

10 April 2009
The footage shows workers ending their occupation of the Visteon car components plant in Enfield, North London, Thursday 9 April 2009

Ford Visteon workers fight on as Enfield occupation ends

09 April 2009
Workers at the Visteon car components plant in Enfield, north London, have ended their occupation, but are vowing to continue their protest against their unceremonious sacking that took place on Tuesday of last week.

Occupy to save jobs

07 April 2009
Workers at the Visteon car components manufacturing plants in Belfast, Enfield and Basildon are fighting for justice after they were sacked last week. The workers in Belfast and Enfield occupied their sites.

Video interviews with Visteon occupiers in Enfield

06 April 2009
The footage shows interviews with workers occupying the Visteon car components plant in Enfield, North London, Saturday 4 April 2009

Hundreds join Visteon solidarity rally in Enfield

04 April 2009
Hundreds rallied at the Visteon car components factory in Enfield, north London, this morning in support of workers who have been occupying the site since being sacked on Wednesday.

Visteon occupation into third day

03 April 2009
Workers at the Visteon plant in Enfield, north London entered their third day of occupation today. They have occupied the site for the past two nights after being sacked on Tuesday afternoon with no notice, no redundancy package and no pay for their last week's work.

Thursday morning at the Visteon occupations

02 April 2009
Enfield The occupation of workers at the Visteon plant in north London entered its second day on Thursday morning. The occupation continues, despite an overnight attempt by police and bailiffs to evict the workers.

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