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THE WORKERS PARTY

Raw deal for parent student nurses

About a third of nursing students are over the age of 25, subsequently many have childcare responsibilities and struggle with astronomical childcare costs. Because they come under the category of students and not workers, these students are not entitled to the 30 hours free childcare available to working parents.

Maternal mortality is a shameful reflection of an unequal society

It will probably come as no surprise to many of our members and the public that the lives of expectant and new mothers in the UK are seriously deteriorating with the cost of living crisis and the crisis in mental health which inevitably accompanies it.