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Category Archives: Council services
The Devil in the levelling
Apparently some ‘levelling up’ is happening, or is apparently going to happen, in the West Midlands.
New study says poverty sending thousands more children into care
Rising poverty is putting thousands more British children into care in England, according to a study published in the Lancet Public Health. The report states that there has been aContinue reading “New study says poverty sending thousands more children into care”
Why are children’s mental health services in crisis?
The following article was written by WPB member Liam Stowell for Nursing Times, and is reproduced here with thanks. The current narrative around children’s mental health is one of crisis.Continue reading “Why are children’s mental health services in crisis?”
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.
Ellesmere Port & Chester branch: Statement on council tax rise
Despite rising unemployment, 53% of councils in England have proposed raising council tax bills by the maximum amount of 5%, attempting to balance their budgets on the back of the working class.
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.
Stop Bristol council outsourcing its security guards and cleaners!
The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Bristol city bosses to outsource nearly 200 security and cleaning jobs currently run in-house.
Justice for Dundee’s cleaners, carers and kitchen staff!
The Workers Party of Britain deplores the second-class treatment accorded to Dundee’s care workers, cleaners and catering staff, and welcomes the move by the GMB union to issue a collective grievance against the city 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.