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Tory austerity destroys lives for ideological reasons, says UN official

Tory austerity destroys lives for ideological reasons, says UN official "What I saw is a lot of misery. A lot of people feel the system is failing them. They feel the system is there just to punish them,” said the UN's Philip Alston

What’s the deal with the Tories’ Brexit agreement?

What’s the deal with the Tories’ Brexit agreement? The Tory Brexit deal seeks to protect business and attack migrants.

As May clings on—call for protests and demand a general election

As May clings on—call for protests and demand a general election This should be the moment for Labour and the trade unions to call for protests everywhere demanding May out, Tories out and a general election now

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues

Cabinet accepts Theresa May’s Brexit deal but Tory chaos continues The Tory cabinet accepted Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal—after a five-hour meeting on Wednesday.

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Use Brexit rows to get the Tories out

Use Brexit rows to get the Tories out Government ministers were summoned to an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss a Brexit deal. It was unclear whether it would be approved by the cabinet, and still more uncertain what will happen when it goes to parliament. May's crisis is far from over.

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

Millions on Universal Credit left poorer by Tories’ budget

13 November 2018
A majority of claimants will still be worse off under the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) despite extra money promised in the budget.

Don’t give cops more power to use stop and search

12 November 2018
Police chiefs want to make it easier to harass black people. They have met with senior Tories to discuss getting rid of requirements that cops must have “reasonable grounds” to search someone.

Report from MPs slams ‘pointlessly cruel’ benefit sanctions

06 November 2018
A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.

Women workers are losing thousands of pounds in retirement, new figures show

03 November 2018
Women will receive thousands of pounds less a year in retirement – on top of facing a longer wait before they can claim their state pension.

Scrap Universal Credit

30 October 2018
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond threw more money at the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit in this week’s budget. MPs’ fears of unrest because of the impact of UC forced his hand.

Frackers all shaken up as tremors pause work

30 October 2018
Bosses’ claims that fracking is safe have been rumbled by activists and small earthquakes, says Sarah Bates

The Troublemaker—US mercenaries worked as a ‘murder squad’ in Yemen

30 October 2018
A US company Spear Operations Group organised a private assassination squad to work in Yemen.

Meagre ‘handouts’ and more cuts—why Philip Hammond’s budget isn’t the end of austerity

29 October 2018
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget on Monday confirmed that austerity is not over.

‘Fortress mentality’ means Tories ignore ‘unacceptable hardship’ of Universal Credit

26 October 2018
The Tories’ hated Universal Credit benefit is causing “unacceptable hardship and difficulties” for many claimants, according to a new report from MPs.

Winter flu vaccine crisis looms after years of Tory budget cuts and selloffs in NHS

25 October 2018
An east London GP has warned that elderly people could die this winter because of flu vaccine shortages.

Brexit crisis could spell the end for Theresa May

23 October 2018
Tory prime minister Theresa May faced a growing threat to her leadership as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Tories partially retreat on Universal Credit amid outrage and fears of ‘riots’

23 October 2018
The Tories are under pressure over their hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. They were last week forced to delay the rollout of UC from next year to 2020.

Huge march for a ‘People's Vote’ boosts the big business agenda

21 October 2018
Almost 700,000 marched for a “People’s Vote” in London on Saturday.

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