14 November 2017
The scandal over Wakefield City Academies Trust has exposed the realities of privatisation. Many people want the schools abandoned by the trust to be run by the council.
31 October 2017
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.
24 October 2017
Patients recovering from surgery in Essex could be removed from hospital and put up in ordinary people’s spare bedrooms.
23 October 2017
Workers are defiant despite Royal Mail bosses’ legal challenges to strikes, reports Nick Clark
13 October 2017
Some 2.3 million people are facing another winter where they don’t have enough money to heat their homes.
13 October 2017
The collapse of a private ambulance firm in the Home Counties last week, triggering chaos for the NHS, could be a harbinger of a broader crisis.
12 October 2017
Outsourced tube cleaners demonstrated outside City Hall on Thursday to demand better working conditions.
05 September 2017
Postal workers were set to ballot for national strikes as Socialist Worker went to press. They are gearing up for a battle to defend their pensions, pay and conditions.
31 August 2017
As the Tories slash the health service, eight multinational corporations are leaching millions in profits from the NHS.
29 August 2017
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is trying to mask the spiralling staffing crisis in the NHS through spin about hiring more workers.
22 August 2017
Private hospitals will dodge up to £52 million in business rates over the next five years, according to surveyors CVS.
14 August 2017
Commuters in Britain spend six times as much on rail fares as passengers in the rest of Europe.
08 August 2017
Prison riots that broke out last week put the spotlight on the overcrowded jail conditions in England and Wales under Tory rule. Simon Basketter investigates
03 August 2017
Chants of “low pay—no way” rang out in the City of London financial district today, Thursday, as workers from three disputes took to the streets.
29 July 2017
Solidarity from trade unionists and campaigners throughout this week has spurred outsourced health workers in east London to take on multinational Serco.
25 July 2017
Hundreds of domestics, cleaners, porters and security workers began a two-week strike at four east London hospitals on Tuesday.
25 July 2017
A gigantic octopus that straddles the globe has wrapped its tentacle around the NHS. Its grip grows tighter and tighter.
18 July 2017
Workers have announced fresh strikes that will shut down the Southern rail network.
14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.
27 June 2017
Social workers at Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week.