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Workers need a pay rise the budget won’t deliver

Workers need a pay rise the budget won’t deliver Chancellor Philip Hammond will likely claim that he’s scrapped the 1 percent public sector pay cap when he delivers his budget this week.

The Tories’ Brexit carry-on—a guide to the EU Withdrawal Bill

The Tories’ Brexit carry-on—a guide to the EU Withdrawal Bill The big cheeses in the Tory party are in a pickle over their EU Withdrawal Bill. But what’s the fuss about—and what would the bill mean for workers and migrants? Dave Sewell investigates

March for Grenfell swells with silent anger as report condemns Tory council

March for Grenfell swells with silent anger as report condemns Tory council Almost 2,000 people joined the latest monthly silent march on Tuesday night to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire

Universal discredit—the Tories wreck our lives

Universal discredit—the Tories wreck our lives The Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) benefit regime is wrecking lives.

More ministers are under pressure after two resign in just eight days

More ministers are under pressure after two resign in just eight days After the departures of Priti Patel and Michael Fallon, Damian Green and Boris Johnson are in the spotlight

Police had ‘no malice’ when they hoped a boy was raped

Police had ‘no malice’ when they hoped a boy was raped Two cops were dismissed from the Avon and Somerset force last week after they were recorded saying they hoped a teenage boy “got raped”.

More people died in Grenfell Tower fire than the Tories will admit

14 November 2017
New figures suggest that some 99 people died in the Grenfell Tower fire—and Kensington and Chelsea council is still dragging its feet on rehousing survivors, says Alistair Farrow

May hangs by a thread as Tory Brexit fallout gets nasty

13 November 2017
Theresa May was losing her grip over her own party as MPs prepared to debate the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday.

Fall of Priti Patel brings vile Tory government one step closer to the brink

09 November 2017
Two cabinet ministers have now resigned from their posts in the space of a week. Disgracefully both remain as MPs. The government is in an even deeper crisis.

The scandal of Israel’s occupation of the Golan Heights is bigger than Priti Patel

08 November 2017
Priti Patel, the Tory international development minister, is expected to be sacked over secret deals to fund Israel’s army in the occupied Golan Heights.

Tory cabinet in crisis and we can get them out

07 November 2017
 Tory rule stands on the shakiest of foundations.

Tory sexual harassment crisis shows that Parliament is a cesspit

07 November 2017
Westminster is reeling following revelations about systemic sexual harassment and abuse.

The Troublemaker - Paradise Papers reveal that the have-yachts still avoid tax

07 November 2017
Another glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous has come to light.

What are the odds of that? The Tories are in the pockets of the gambling bosses

06 November 2017
A report on fixed odds betting terminals is completely toothless in the face of big bookies—and refuses to admit that poverty causes problem gambling, argues Sarah Bates

Government announces contaminated blood inquiry - but there’s still no chair

03 November 2017
The government announced plans for a full statutory inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal. But it failed to announce a chair for the inquiry.

Bank of England’s interest rate hike will hit workers’ living standards

02 November 2017
The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point from 0.25 to 5 percent.

Tory scum floats on top of a sexist society

31 October 2017
Allegations of serious sexual harassment and abuse by MPs have shone a light on the sexism which lies at the heart of our society.

The Troublemaker - Thatcher’s Tories covered up the tainted blood scandal

31 October 2017
Margaret Thatcher’s Tory government had a deliberate policy of refusing to accept any responsibility for allowing contaminated blood to be given to haemophiliacs.

Grime MC’s new song is a grilling for the government

31 October 2017
Dave’s new song Question Time voices the harsh reality many face under a Tory government.

Fiasco of ‘AirBnB’ NHS plan reveals a deep crisis in social care

31 October 2017
Tory health minister Philip Dunne waded in behind a dangerous plan to deal with the shortage of hospital beds on Monday.

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