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.

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.

Say no to ADL lay-offs!

The Workers Party of Britain denounces plans by Britain’s biggest bus and coach builder to wipe out 650 jobs at its sites in Guildford, Falkirk and Scarborough, with the complete closure of the Guildford works.

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.