Windrush victims justice call

Unite delegate Susan Matthews gave a powerful speech in a debate on ending the government’s ‘hostile environment’ on Tuesday (September 12). Highlighting that this year marked the 75th anniversary of the HMT Empire Windrush arriving in the UK, she said the fight for Windrush victims’ compensation continues. “We have all witnessed this government’s hostile environment […]

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Migrant rescue cut ‘indefensible in its inhumanity’

#stuc15 Delegates mourned the terrible tragedy of the 950 migrants drowned as their ship capsized off the coast of Libya just before the start of the Congress and gave overwhelming support to an emergency motion condemning the trade of people trafficking but also the reduction in search and rescue operations which is having a dramatic consequence on loss of life.

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