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ScotRail: SNP bluster

11 September 2021

The rail union RMT is defending rail services and attacks on its members in Scotland from the train operating company and the hostile SNP government.

ScotRail plans new wave of cuts

21 August 2021

Not to be outdone by the headlong rush across Britain to cut back rail services, Scotland has joined the fray announcing proposals to permanently slash its train services.

United opposition to axing BTECs

31 July 2021

An announcement that BTEC qualifications are effectively to be scrapped in 2023 has met with widespread condemnation across the further education and university sectors. 

Swiss break off EU negotiations

26 May 2021

To the delight of the country’s leading trade union federation, the Swiss government has abandoned talks with the EU over replacing its 120-odd treaties with Brussels with one overarching “framework” agreement.

Free trade threat to farming

22 May 2021

Free trade negotiations with Australia being rushed through by the government could have devastating implications for farmers across the UK.

Senedd to increase in size?

20 May 2021

Labour in Wales did not mention it in its manifesto, but now it wants to spend millions on creating yet more seats in the Senedd assembly – at public cost but without public benefit.

Teachers win reinstatement battle

11 May 2021

Louise Lewis, the suspended National Education Union rep at North Huddersfield Trust School, has finally been reinstated after a seven-month battle by her fellow union members. 

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