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.

Workers Party out in force for #NHSPay15 campaign

The Workers Party of Britain joined thousands of people across the country on Saturday as we gave our support to NHS workers and their campaign for a pay rise – #NHSPay15.

Support the Merton binmen!

Heartened by the recent gains by striking binmen in Bexley, including better pay, improvements in health and safety, full sick pay and the reinstatement of victimised workers, refuse and cleansing workers in Merton are pressing on with their own struggle for decent pay and conditions.

Victory to the Tower Hamlets strikers!

The Workers Party of Britain denounces Tower Hamlets Labour council for its attempt to sack all 4,000 of its workers and rehire only those who are prepared to accept a vastly inferior contract, laughably dubbed ‘Tower Rewards’.