The Workers Party of Britain believes that unemployment is a disease of capitalism, and that our goal is a society with full employment guaranteed for those who are able to work.
Tag Archives: Poverty
Cost of living crisis as fuel hits record price
It is being widely reported that petrol prices hit a new record over the weekend, reaching 148.02p a litre on average across the UK.
WP statement on Covid passports
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.
Birmingham branch statement: Infant mortality rate almost double the national level
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.
Letter from a frontline teacher on the full reopening of schools
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.
Support DHL workers in Liverpool
Every worker should back the DHL workers based in Portal Way, Liverpool.
We are not all in it together
Once again, the pandemic is ramming home the lesson that capitalism kills. Workers need socialism!
Tories agree to spend an extra £170 million feeding hungry children
The Workers Party welcomes the government’s latest U-turn – forced by the outrage of the working class generally and the high-profile campaigning of England football star Marcus Rashford in particular – over the plight of hungry children in Britain, but we believe the state should go much further in ensuring a decent start for all Britain’s children.
Anglesey WPB: Welsh lockdown is a political game that brings profits to a few and severe hardships to many
Anglesey workers are increasingly angry at the situation that has been forced on them by the two-week lockdown in Wales, which is neither fair nor effective and threatens many with extreme hardship.
WPB calls for abolition of income tax for low-wage workers
The Workers Party of Britain advocates an increase in the personal tax threshold for the poorest-paid working people.