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Fighting for the English National Opera’s future

31 January 2024

ENO artists have suspended strike action in their pay and jobs dispute, pending further talks. But that’s only one step in their fight for the future of the company, which is being forced to move out of London in the name of “levelling up”.

Maintain the integrity of Royal Mail and Britain

31 January 2024

A recent Ofcom report sets out the poor state of privatised Royal Mail and spells trouble for the future of an integrated postal network. The post workers’ union has strongly criticised this, but industry and the wider public need to take up the cause.

Tube workers’ pay victory

31 January 2024

London Tube workers have won a pay victory after the threat of strike action in early January. This came after the Mayor for London announced extra funding at the last minute.

Train drivers fight on for pay

25 January 2024

Train drivers continue their fight for pay and conditions with a round of strikes. Train operating companies, backed by the government, are not even negotiating. One company trying to use new minimum service level laws quickly climbed down.

A more dangerous world

25 January 2024

The British and US governments are stoking conflict across the world, supporting Israel to continue its war on Gaza. They oppose a ceasefire in Gaza and egg Ukraine on against Russia, ignoring Britain’s needs.

Flooding – protection works

23 January 2024

Floods this winter again highlight the government’s failure to deliver better flood protection. The Fire Brigades Union continues to campaign for the resources they know can make a difference.

Rough sleeping on the rise

22 January 2024

Record numbers of people are now sleeping rough. The Conservative Party pledge to end rough sleeping in England by 2024 looks an empty promise despite action during the pandemic.

No to war in the Red Sea

13 January 2024

The British government, hand in glove with the US government, is attacking Yemen. This act of war dangerously widens the war in the Middle East. We should condemn it.