30 July 2021
More than 600 steel-making jobs at Sheffield Forgemasters have been secured following the decision to nationalise the company.
2 July 2021
Nissan has confirmed plans to build a “gigafactory” to make batteries for electric cars as well as a new electric car as part of a £1 billion expansion of its Sunderland factory.
22 May 2021
Free trade negotiations with Australia being rushed through by the government could have devastating implications for farmers across the UK.
20 May 2021
A judicial review on the Northern Ireland protocol began in the High Court in Belfast on 14 May. The protocol is part of the Brexit deal that has created a trade border between Britain and Northern Ireland.
16 May 2021
A hard border for medicines between Northern Ireland and Britain imposed by the EU is denies people in the province early access to a new life-saving cancer drug.
9 February 2021
Whatever the limitations for Britain of the final Brexit agreement it is now blindingly obvious that the EU has never been happy with it.
9 February 2021
It’s been a lousy few days for the doomsday merchants, the ones who said that companies would flee Britain once Brexit bit.
27 December 2020
After the trade agreement with the EU, the challenge now for workers is to take responsibility for the future.
28 November 2020
The government is promising that increased defence spending will help revive British shipbuilding. People will be demanding that it does.
23 November 2020
A row over the flow of food trade between the British mainland and Northern Ireland has led the leaders of Sinn Fein and the DUP to tell the EU it would be unacceptable to disrupt food supply in the event of a No-deal Brexit.
17 October 2020
If there are still those who have not accepted the necessity of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the behaviour of EU negotiators provides a compelling justification.
5 October 2020
A Workers reader wrote to his local newspaper to rebut claims that the British government would break international law by passing the Internal Market Bill.
18 September 2020
The manufactured outrage over the government’s Internal Market Bill cannot hide the fact that at stake is not the rule of law itself but whether EU law should override British independence.
5 June 2020
“The British people have spoken, and the answer is, we’re out,” said the BBC four years ago after a long night of magnificent referendum results. Yet we’re not out, not really.
1 June 2020
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator is at it again, threatening Britain. But the threat is an odd one: reach agreement, or face no deal. As if that were a threat!
1 June 2020
We are told the UK’s Brexit negotiators are insisting on sovereignty at every turn. That doesn’t seem to apply to defence…