Merseyside WP statement: Oppose the cuts and closure to One Stop Shop services

Liverpool council has recently approved a round of cuts to vital services in the city, including the closure of all physical One Stop Shops, with a promise to keep the services going through telephone and online services only.

Birmingham branch statement: Infant mortality rate almost double the national level

A shocking report has found that infant mortality levels in Birmingham are seven deaths per 1,000 live births, compared with 3.9 deaths in England overall, with more than 100 babies dying before their first birthday each year in the city.

Norwich city council: Bring all council workers back onto the payroll!

The Workers Party of Britain deplores the failure of Norwich city council to deliver on its promise to harmonise outsourced employees with the terms and conditions of workers directly employed by the council.

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.