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Labour’s Alternative to Tory Austerity

Labour’s Alternative to Tory Austerity By Barbara Humphries The Labour Assembly against Austerity was founded in 2013, as part of the People’s Assembly against Austerity. In spite of support from the major trades unions and the late Tony Benn, it only had the support of a limited number of Labour MPs at the time. These of course included Jeremy Corbyn.  Labour was not a committed anti-austerity party then – Ed Miliband was telling the Conservative-Liberal coalition only that they were ‘cutting too far and too fast’, a fairly timid opposition.  [continue...]

Urgent: Keith Henderson Appeal.

Urgent: Keith Henderson Appeal. 
First, Keith would like to thank everyone who has donated already to this appeal. [continue...]

What the Tories’ ‘Living Wage’ Means

What the Tories’ ‘Living Wage’ Means

By Ian Hodson, National President BFAWU [continue...]

Come to LRC Conference!

Come to LRC Conference! Saturday 29th October 10:30 am to 4 pm (registration opens at 10)
Student Central (formerly ULU), Malet St, London WC1 [continue...]

For a Democratic Constitution for Momentum

For a Democratic Constitution for Momentum Momentum is potentially the most important left wing mass movement that has emerged in Britain for decades. Momentum emerged with the victory of Jeremy Corbyn in the Labour leadership contest in 2015, so it is a very new movement. [continue...]

Appeal for Miners’ Pension Scheme

The UK miners pension scheme,
for Justice & Fair Play Association.

Hello Everyone. I hope you are all well.
Some of you I have not contacted for a while, my apologies, some of you might not even remember me, but all of you have helped me in the past, mostly with the Kent Miners Festival so many thanks for that. Today, I am calling on you all to help me again, please?
I am an active member of the UK Miners Pension Scheme, for Justice & Fair Play Association.
In short, our mining pension has been plundered to the sum of £8Billion +
Following a very successful 1st Rally in Liverpool last week, organised by our Campaign Leader, Les Moore and his steering group, where rousing speeches were made by many Miners Leaders from across the UK and emphatic supporting speeches by Tosh McDonald, ASLEF and Peter Stefanovic, London Lawyer (see links below) it is now time to elevate this campaign to the next level.
I have attached our petition form and a brief.
Our surviving miners, miners widows, children/grandchildren and our next generation, need your support.
Please support Les Moore and the UK Miners Pension Scheme, for Justice & Fair Play Association.
Please pass on this request to all of your contacts. Please get as many petition forms filled in as you possibly can. Please join our campaign.  The Kent Miners Festival will be relaunched next August Bank Holiday Monday at Betteshanger Country Park, more info will follow.
Gary [continue...]

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