20 January 2018
Hundreds of striking home care workers marched through snow in Birmingham declaring they would fight to defend the service they provide.
16 January 2018
Hundreds of vital workers in Birmingham are striking to save a home care service from cuts.
02 January 2018
A tribunal ruling relating to a man embroiled in the Trojan Horse hoax in Birmingham will not be published—even though the hearing was public.
28 November 2017
Birmingham bin workers have defeated the Labour-run council’s attack on their jobs—but at a cost.
24 November 2017
A new book uncovers how the Tories used the Birmingham schools Trojan Horse ‘scandal’ to push an Islamophobic agenda
21 November 2017
Hit series gets its dramatic power from looking at world events. It doesn’t sugar-coat politics and it takes its audience seriously, argues Hope Ryan
07 November 2017
Hundreds of people joined a meeting in Birmingham last week about the Trojan Horse allegations—despite attempts to stop it.
10 October 2017
Up to 60 people—including ten bin workers—attended a meeting in support of the Birmingham bin workers on Tuesday of last week.
26 September 2017
Birmingham bin workers suspended their programme of industrial action after the High Court ruled against council bosses last week.
19 September 2017
A summer of strikes by bin workers in Birmingham has caused a political crisis for the Labour-run council.
17 September 2017
Hundreds of strikers and their supporters demanded the Labour council stops cuts and backs workers
11 September 2017
The political crisis caused by the Birmingham bin strike came to a head on Monday night.
09 September 2017
Birmingham city council sent me a letter last week saying I was being made redundant. It came like a bolt from the blue.
01 September 2017
Birmingham bin workers returned to the picket line at short notice this morning, Friday, after the council reneged on a deal
16 August 2017
Through a sustained and escalating series of strikes, refuse workers in Birmingham have stopped the Labour council’s attack on their terms and conditions.
11 August 2017
Refuse workers in Birmingham are stepping up their action today, Friday, with a new strike timetable that even bosses say will bring bin collections to a halt.
03 August 2017
Refuse collectors in Birmingham are on strike for the fifth week against a Labour council's plan to tear up their agreed working conditions.
01 August 2017
Bin workers in Birmingham are waging a heroic fight against the Labour council’s funding cuts. Labour councils often condemn Tory austerity while passing it on.
25 July 2017
Birmingham workers are fighting for their livelihoods against vicious council cuts, reports Dave Sewell
04 July 2017
Refuse workers struck across Birmingham for almost five hours last Friday and for two hours on Monday.