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.

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.

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.

Support our key workers

The Workers Party of Britain supports GMB Scotland’s campaign calling for a £2 an hour increase in the basic rate of pay for ALL key workers.

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.