Hancock: ‘stay at home’; Tube bosses: ‘go to work’

Mixed signals from government and employers are putting lives in jeopardy. The Workers Party of Britain deplores this dangerous inconsistency in instructions being given to rail workers in areas identified as breeding grounds for the highly infectious covid South African variant.

Defend the working conditions of Heathrow passport controllers!

The Workers Party of Britain condemns the plan by Border Force bosses to withdraw the family-friendly rostering arrangements long enjoyed by passport control staff at Heathrow, and welcome PCS plans to open a strike ballot on 8 January.

Support the Heathrow strikers!

The Workers Party of Britain denounces Heathrow management for using the pandemic as a pretext for attacking the living standards of the 4,000 workers whose jobs are crucial to the safe and efficient running of this international airport, including firefighters, baggage handlers, security workers, engineers and operational and airside workers.

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.