Fight the Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme in Birmingham

Birmingham city council knows how to waste public money. The Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme installed in Kings Heath is supposed to reduce the number of cars on the road, although in reality all it has done is funnel them onto fewer roads, increasing congestion and raising the emissions levels on those roads.

Tories agree to spend an extra £170 million feeding hungry children

The Workers Party welcomes the government’s latest U-turn – forced by the outrage of the working class generally and the high-profile campaigning of England football star Marcus Rashford in particular – over the plight of hungry children in Britain, but we believe the state should go much further in ensuring a decent start for all Britain’s children.

Anglesey WPB: Welsh lockdown is a political game that brings profits to a few and severe hardships to many

Anglesey workers are increasingly angry at the situation that has been forced on them by the two-week lockdown in Wales, which is neither fair nor effective and threatens many with extreme hardship.

Statement: Lockdowns are neither effective nor fair, but a further proof of government failure to manage the health emergency effectively

The Workers Party of Britain condemns the new raft of lockdown restrictions brought into effect on Wednesday 14 October – initially targeting the north-west – as a stark admission of failure on the part of Boris Johnson’s Conservative government to deal with Covid-19 on a national scale.