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Theresa May survives confidence vote, but her Brexit crisis continues

Theresa May survives confidence vote, but her Brexit crisis continues Theresa May’s government survived a no confidence motion on Wednesday night by the votes of 325 MPs to 306.

Theresa May’s deal defeated in record vote - now fight to get rid of the Tories

Theresa May’s deal defeated in record vote - now fight to get rid of the Tories The shattering defeat for Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday has to mean the end for her as prime minister and lead to an immediate general election.

The Troublemaker—Tory MP declares interest in Africa some 11 months late

The Troublemaker—Tory MP declares interest in Africa some 11 months late Tory MP Sir Henry Bellingham, a former Africa minister, is paid £30,000 a year to chair Clifton Africa.

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit

Struggle can break paralysis on Brexit A thin ray of light shone through the Brexit tangle last week. Two government defeats in the House of Commons marked the moment when Theresa May definitively lost control of the parliamentary process governing Britain’s departure from the European Union (EU).

Thousands protest in London to demand a general election

Thousands protest in London to demand a general election Thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday demanding a general election, an end to the Tory government and an end to austerity.

Amber Rudd in hot water after humiliating Universal Credit legal defeat

Amber Rudd in hot water after humiliating Universal Credit legal defeat Four women workers won a high court challenge to the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) scheme on Friday.

Defend our right to protest outside parliament

08 January 2019
Nazis harassing people around parliament has led to calls for more curbs on protests in the area.

How can the left get its voice heard over Brexit?

08 January 2019
What machinations will May pull to get out of her crisis? And what should the left do to force her out? Tomáš Tengely-Evans says the key is a fight against racism and austerity

Vicious Universal Credit plan is in chaos - now bury it

08 January 2019
The Tories have been forced into a drastic retreat over their hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.

LETTERS - Tory hypocrisy over barracks, Grenfell and housing crisis

08 January 2019
Tory MP Johnny Mercer has attacked the Ministry of Defence for housing soldiers in unsafe barracks. “Animals would not be housed in such dangerous conditions,” he said.

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis

05 January 2019
Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

The Tories stoke racism with a fake crisis in the English Channel

01 January 2019
The Tories have manufactured a sham migrant crisis to justify their racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Universal Credit claimants forced to beg online to get by

01 January 2019
Hundreds of people have been forced to beg for money online because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.

Migration white paper - the Tories plan new racist laws

19 December 2018
It includes a plan for a section of workers to be regarded as second-class 'foreigners' who are grudgingly allowed into Britain to be exploited

Theresa May survives to lose another day

12 December 2018
Over a third of Tory MPs voted against May, emphasising that she cannot pass her Brexit deal through parliament.

May’s Brexit deal has her government on the ropes

11 December 2018
The Tories are on the ropes. Determined resistance could finish them off.

Liberals can’t solve a ruling class crisis

11 December 2018
Pundits rightly mock Theresa May’s promise to deliver “strong and stable” leadership amid the Brexit chaos. Yet she’s not the only European ruler facing a crisis. Germany and France are far from “strong and stable”.

Universal Suffering—people at the sharp end of the Tories’ war on benefits speak out

10 December 2018
Millions of people face a miserable Christmas because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. Around 1.1 million currently claim UC, many with dependent children.

News round-up - more workers are in poverty, says new charity report

04 December 2018
A fifth of the population in Britain is in poverty according to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity—and some four million are workers.

Crisis for Theresa May as vote on Brexit deal looms

04 December 2018
Nobody at the top of society knows what will happen in British politics in the next two weeks—including Theresa May. A crisis has struck at the heart of the government and the Tories.

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