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.

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.

Support the Barnoldswick strikers!

The Workers Party of Britain denounces the threat by aerospace giant Rolls Royce to halt production of its Trent Engine blades at its BarnoldswIck plant in Lancashire, robbing 350 workers of their jobs and dealing another sickening blow to Britain’s fast eroding manufacturing base.

Stand with oil refinery drivers in Cheshire

Despite having worked throughout the pandemic, at a risk to themselves and their families, six of the 28 drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK, based at the oil refinery in Stanlow, near Ellesmere Port, are to be sacked by the company.