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PCS strikers unite their fights over pay and outsourcing with Liverpool protest

13 August 2019
Cleaners and caterers from London and Liverpool marched together on Tuesday, uniting their battles over low pay and outsourcing.

Civil service workers plan solidarity visit during all-out strike

06 August 2019
Striking cleaners and caterers at government offices in London and Liverpool are set to link up their fights over low pay and outsourcing at a rally next week.

The criminal legacy of the London Olympics

23 July 2019
A new book exposes the corruption and dodgy deals behind the 2012 Olympic Games in London, writes Simon Basketter

All-out strike over pay and outsourcing hits London - and needs your support

16 July 2019
Cleaners and caterers at the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (Beis) began an all-out indefinite strike this week.

Pride marchers celebrate - and demand more rights

06 July 2019
Around 1.5 million people came out for the Pride in London festival on Saturday.

Tory council lied about safety spending in run-up to Grenfell Tower fire

04 June 2019
At least 72 people died because the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower was done on the cheap.

Extinction Rebellion day four - new rebels join London climate occupations

18 April 2019
The International Rebellion over climate change swept into its fourth day on Thursday.

PCS union members strike together over pay and jobs in London

10 April 2019
It was a day of struggle for members of the PCS union in London on Wednesday, as workers in two government departments struck together.

Grenfell residents’ rights breached says new report

19 March 2019
Hundreds of people joined the monthly Silent Walk to demand justice for those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire on Thursday of last week.

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

19 February 2019
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

05 February 2019
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

05 February 2019
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

22 January 2019
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

12 December 2018
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

08 December 2018
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.

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