The budget has rightly been overshadowed by the strikes and protests of the labour movement, not least because the announcement has elicited comment from the Office of Budget Responsibility that we will see the largest fall in living standards since 1956.
Campaigners from the new Education Anti-Poverty Coalition are calling for child benefit to rise by £20 a week and the expansion of free school meals to tackle poverty and ensure all pupils have a fair chance at school. According to newspaper reports the coalition includes the Fair Education Alliance, Child Poverty Action Group and National Education Union.
The privatisation of the rail network as we all know was undertaken as a plain matter of doctrinaire capitalist ideology, not from economic necessity. This experiment has abysmally failed. The British public overwhelmingly supports the re-nationalisation of all public utilities and the entire public transport system.
Workers Party member Dr Phil Bevin argues we shouldn’t be putting our trust in the Don’t Pay UK campaign – and he’s certainly got a story to tell. It’s aContinue reading “Members Voice: Don’t Pay UK smeared me as an anti-semite!”
The Workers Party of Britain denounces Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s plans for the government to keep on milking the mineworkers’ pension fund, in spite of the recommendation in April by aContinue reading “Stop the theft of miners’ pensions!”
The Workers Party of Britain is opposed to the mandatory use of identity card documents, or digital applications, linked to personal medical information, in this instance Covid status, either by proof of vaccination or recent test result.
A shocking report has found that infant mortality levels in Birmingham are seven deaths per 1,000 live births, compared with 3.9 deaths in England overall, with more than 100 babies dying before their first birthday each year in the city.
A Worker’s Party supporter writes from the classroom frontline: continuing to put children and the staff who care for them in harm’s way is a national scandal.
The Workers Party of Britain deplores the continuing imposition of unsafe work conditions at the DVLA offices in Swansea and welcomes the overwhelming endorsement of strike action to bring seniorContinue reading “Support the DVLA strike movement!”
Once again, the pandemic is ramming home the lesson that capitalism kills. Workers need socialism!