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Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement—Tories' plan is still to make us pay

23 November 2016
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Autumn Statement boosts the rich at the expense of the poor.

‘Pay to stay’ plan for council tenants is dropped, in a blow to Tories’ Housing Act

22 November 2016
The Tories’ assault on council housing hit a setback this week when housing minister Gavin Barwell announced that planned mandatory “Pay to Stay” rent hikes were being scrapped.

Gas giants under fire for ‘hidden’ profits

15 November 2016
The main energy firms are making much bigger profits than they claim, and other stories about the Tories and the rich

Ruling class in open warfare after court ruling on Brexit

08 November 2016
Is Britain beginning to experience the kind of “culture war” that divides the political elite in the US?

Courts cause confusion and chaos for Tories and Labour

08 November 2016
Nigel Farage, the former Ukip leader who is in temporary charge again, has pledged to lead a 100,000-strong demonstration in London.

We can win if left can offer a way forward

08 November 2016
Politics in 2016 have apparently been bad enough to trigger a “Brexistential crisis”

Benefit attacks have violated disabled people’s rights, says United Nations

08 November 2016
Tory benefit reform has meant “grave or systematic violations of rights of people with disabilities”, the United Nations (UN) has found.

Tories struggle to fight on many fronts

01 November 2016
Theresa May’s ministers this week scuppered some of their predecessors’ key policies.

Campaigners slam Tories for ruling out Orgreave inquiry

31 October 2016
There will be no inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave, home secretary Amber Rudd has announced.

Tories' Heathrow runway expansion plan is a flight of fantasy

25 October 2016
Any expansion of London airports is bad news for public health and the planet—and a third runway at Heathrow is perhaps the worst.

French officials threaten Calais clear out will get harsher as Tories do nothing

25 October 2016
French cops sow confusion and chaos with camp clearance—but it could have all been avoided

Campaigners debate way forward for resistance to Tory assault on housing

23 October 2016
The campaign against the Tories’ hated Housing and Planning Act took a big step forward yesterday, Saturday, with a 300-strong summit of activists, tenants, residents and councillors.

Theresa May shifts to the right—but makes new enemies

11 October 2016
Theresa May used last week’s Tory conference in Birmingham to shift her party and her government sharply to the right.

Theresa May's talk of 'centre ground' can't mask her dangerous right wing vision

05 October 2016
Prime minister Theresa May closed a Conservative Party conference of hard right wing policies by laying out her “vision” in a speech today, Wednesday.

Tories show their nasty side with housing policy

04 October 2016
Plans unveiled by the Tories to boost housing won’t come close to solving the crisis of a lack of affordable homes.

Tories backtrack on deficit but are still out to line the bosses’ pockets

04 October 2016
Chancellor Philip Hammond confirmed a “reset” of Tory economic policy in his speech on Monday, ditching any timetable for eliminating Britain’s deficit.

May cannot unite a Tory party that’s deeply split over Brexit

04 October 2016
Theresa May laid out her plan for Brexit on Sunday—at her first Tory party conference as prime minister.

Tory PR firm made Al-Qaida videos in Iraq for US spooks

04 October 2016
The US military paid a British PR firm over half a billion dollars in the wake of the 2003 Iraq invasion to create fake terrorist videos in a covert operation.

Troops let off the leash to inflict more brutality

04 October 2016
Theresa May pledged this week to “put an end to the industry of vexatious claims” against soldiers under human rights law.

Southern Rail privatisers threaten to sack all strikers

04 October 2016
Train guards on Southern Rail faced the sack unless they accepted a new role and agreed to bosses’ terms by Thursday this week.

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