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Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters

Don’t let blame for Grenfell Tower disaster be deflected onto firefighters A Channel 4 Dispatches documentary entitled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? aired on Monday.

Solid strike in Camden as traffic wardens fight NSL outsourcers over pay

Solid strike in Camden as traffic wardens fight NSL outsourcers over pay Strikers in Camden are “fully determined to fight and achieve what we deserve” in their pay battle against ­outsourcing giant NSL.

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield

Strikes over academy scam plan in Enfield NEU union members at Galliard Primary School in Enfield, north London, were set to start a two-day strike on Wednesday this week.

London councils are losing millions from Tory Right to Buy

London councils are losing millions from Tory Right to Buy London councils are paying over £22 million a year to rent back homes they were forced to sell under the Tories’ Right to Buy scheme.

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay

Striking traffic wardens in Camden determined to win more pay Traffic wardens in Camden, north London, are staging a magnificent two-week strike to win better pay.

Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories

Campaigners at housing summit vow to fight the Tories Up to 200 people joined the Homes for All annual housing summit in London on Saturday.

College workers win above-inflation pay rise after eight days of strikes

21 November 2018
Workers at three London colleges have won above-inflation pay rises following strikes. And the deal will see the lowest-paid staff benefit the most.

The Troublemaker - Millionaire Tory landlord in sick video of Grenfell effigy

13 November 2018
One of the six men arrested over a vile bonfire night effigy of Grenfell Tower is a property millionaire who owns an £8 million block of flats in Clapham, south London

Vulnerable residents could lose homes under south east London council plan

30 October 2018
Forty one households in south east London fear they will be removed from their homes by the Labour-run council’s plan to scrap their sheltered accommodation.

Grenfell Tower soil is ‘toxic’ and could put health at risk, says report

16 October 2018
The soil in the area up to a mile from Grenfell Tower is toxic. That’s according to the preliminary findings of a report due to be released early next year.

Reports round-up - cleaners in London score two more wins against outsourcing

02 October 2018
Cleaners at two London universities have been brought in house by management.

Ivy House pub workers stage unofficial strike over zero hours contracts

25 September 2018
Workers at a south London pub are on their second day of a wildcat strike in a battle over zero hours contracts.

Reports round-up - Council workers win the London Living Wage

11 September 2018
Workers at Kensington and Chelsea council celebrated winning their demand of the London Living Wage of £10.20 an hour last week.

Privatisation scam at the London Fire Brigade let bosses cream off millions

28 August 2018
Three top privatisation bosses ripped off millions of pounds of money in scams involving the London Fire Brigade (LFB), a report has revealed.

New book remembers when women workers struck and won equal pay at Trico

18 August 2018
In 1976 a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The 21-week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it.

Khan’s housing plan soft on developers

24 July 2018
London mayor Sadiq Khan’s long-awaited best practice guide for London housing estate redevelopment has been released.

Grenfell adviser says do not ban all flammable cladding

17 July 2018
Over 200 people joined the monthly Silent Walk for Grenfell last Saturday—the first since the one-year anniversary of the blaze at the west London tower block.

New fears over safety of cladding after tests

10 July 2018
Further doubts have been cast over fire safety in Britain just over a year after the Grenfell Tower fire.

Rashan Charles struggled to breathe after being restrained, inquest hears

19 June 2018
An inquest into the death of Rashan Charles last week heard from witnesses to his restraint by a police officer.

Firefighters join angry march to demand justice for Grenfell

16 June 2018
Some 2,000 people marched from Downing Street to the Home Office on Saturday to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

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