‘Cut sanctions, not incomes’

Unite leaders and activists took the fight to ‘Cut Sanctions, Not Incomes’ into the heart of the UK Parliament last week (February 27). The event was hosted by John McDonnell MP and attended by Baroness Ruth Lister and MPs representing constituencies right across England and Wales. Opening up the debate, Unite South West regional officer […]

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Tolpuddle Martyrs anniversary marked

Before sunrise on February 24, 1834, farmworker George Loveless left for work – it would be three years before he would be back with his wife and children again. George, and five fellow workers – James Brine, James Hammett, James Loveless, John Standfield and Thomas Standfield – were arrested, charged with making an illegal oath […]

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