23 March 2021
The Tory government looked set to launch a takeover of Labour‑controlled Liverpool City Council on Wednesday of this week.
16 March 2021
Reports suggest that the majority of local councils will impose further cuts. They’re caused by decades of austerity, not Covid-19, argue Sadie Robinson and Charlie Kimber
01 March 2021
Workers are set to strike at the Coulport and Faslane naval bases on the Clyde from 12 March.
23 February 2021
The scandal of private contracts in the NHS has focused this week on health secretary Matt Hancock’s dodgy dealings during the pandemic.
22 February 2021
Cleaning workers at the La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School in south London are planning 40 days of strikes from 16 March.
13 December 2020
Vicious waves of austerity are hitting English councils, and the Tories are determined to drive through their attacks.
25 November 2020
Although it is just the beginning, it is a clear signal that the Tories want working class people to bail out a system in crisis.
16 November 2020
Croydon council in south London has issued a section 114 notice banning all spending except for statutory services for vulnerable people.
17 August 2020
Workers in east London finished their latest round of strikes by marching to demand the Labour council call off their attacks.
13 August 2020
Workers in east London have fired the opening shot in the latest round of council strikes.
11 August 2020
A THREE-DAY strike was set to hit Tower Hamlets council this week, with workers planning to walk out to defend terms and conditions.
27 July 2020
Bin workers in south London are taking the fight against poverty pay to the outsourcing giant Serco.
17 July 2020
Striking council workers in east London concluded their second round of strikes on Friday with defiant picket lines and a vow to keep on fighting.
15 July 2020
Scenes of resistance erupted on the streets of Tower Hamlets on Wednesday as council workers across the borough struck to defend their jobs.
14 July 2020
Local councils across England plan swingeing cuts in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
12 July 2020
Some 1,500 workers in east London are standing up to a bullying Labour council hellbent on making their lives worse. Sarah Bates spoke to strikers about why workers are angry, what’s at stake and why solidarity matters
07 July 2020
More strikes are likely next week in this important dispute
06 July 2020
Tower Hamlets council workers vowed to keep up the fight as the Labour-run council sacked and rehired them on worse contracts
03 July 2020
Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus
23 June 2020
Consultation with Unison union members on a 2.75 percent pay offer to local government workers in England and Wales is underway.