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Disgraceful Tory Homes agency board member Simon Dudley attacks homeless

04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.

Don’t wait until 2022 to fight against Tory rule

02 January 2018
We can’t wait until the next general election—which might not come until 2022—to get the Tories out.

Tory benefit ‘reforms’ mean people can’t access the support they’re entitled to

02 January 2018
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed people are not receiving financial support that they are entitled to.

We say no to Tories’ vigilante border plan

31 December 2017
The Tories are considering using “volunteers” to guard Britain’s borders and keep out those deemed illegal

Tory policies mean a Universal Credit nightmare over Christmas

29 December 2017
Christmas has been bitterly hard for people on the new Universal Credit (UC) regime. It means delays in payments, yet more brutal sanctions, and spiralling rent arrears for many.

PFI firms in the NHS set for £190 million windfall due to Tory corporation tax cuts

28 December 2017
Corporations profiting from Private Finance Initiative (PFI) schemes have creamed millions from the NHS and Tory tax cuts are handing them even more.

Anger after Tories fail to appoint chair for contaminated blood inquiry

23 December 2017
The Tories have failed to appoint a chair for an upcoming inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal – again.

Damian Green becomes third Tory minister to resign—fight to get rid of the rest

20 December 2017
Deputy prime minister Damian Green's resignation shatters the claim that Theresa May’s government had regained the initiative. 

Unions must resist Tory plan for longer working hours

17 December 2017
The Tories are planning to use Brexit as an excuse to push through attacks on workers’ rights.

Build resistance now to vicious Tory offensive

12 December 2017
The year ends in avoidable cold and misery for the victims of Tory Britain.

Fight to bring an end to the Universal Credit nightmare

12 December 2017
Tory benefit reforms mean thousands of people face a Christmas of uncertainty and the threat of eviction. Mary, a young lone parent in London, is one of them.

This ‘Brexit triumph’ could be short-lived

12 December 2017
Two senior members of Theresa May’s cabinet brawled in the House of Commons last week as MPs voted on Brexit legislation.

As Boris Johnson calls for more Middle East intervention - get the Tories out

07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.

It will take action to win on pay

05 December 2017
Local government employers have offered a million council workers in England and Wales a 2 percent “rise” for each of the next two years

Poverty report finds millions suffer hardship

05 December 2017
Tory rule has increased the number of children, pensioners and workers who live in poverty—reversing a long-term decline.

Theresa May is in a bind over Brexit—struggle could bring her government down

04 December 2017
Theresa May is being further squeezed by incompatible pressures over Brexit

Let Calais migrants into Britain, say anti-racists

28 November 2017
Campaigners taking aid to refugees say the only solution is to open the border, reports Dave Sewell

Fracking boss calls on Tories to overrule local council

27 November 2017
Gas giant Ineos—owned by energy baron Jim Ratcliffe—called on the government to override Derbyshire County Council’s planning processes so it can start fracking.

Hammond’s budget—money for the bosses, more misery for the rest of us

22 November 2017
Philip Hammond’s budget speech did even less than some expected to address the epidemic of poverty and low pay in Tory Britain

Misery in Tory Britain as Universal Credit lands domestic violence survivor with eviction threat

21 November 2017
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget will do nothing to end the regime of cuts, poverty and racism.

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