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.

Manchester bus drivers stand firm

The Workers Party of Britain denounces the attempt by bosses at the Go North West bus company in Manchester to take advantage of the pandemic to impose inferior pay and conditions on about 500 drivers, potentially reducing their wages by some £2,000 a year.

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.