Baby Boomers, All we are saying is, “Give Youth a Chance.”

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I totally agree with Jan Cawser’s comments in reflecting how post-war socialism transformed the lives in peacetime of many people, who are now aged 65 and over. Many of us, and I am one, came from working class families with … Continue reading

#WASPI Women Delighted by Labour’s Plan, …. but BBC suppresses news yet again.

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On Sunday, the Labour Party announced its policy to provide compensation for 3.8 million women. For four years Labour have been supporting the 50s women, many of them working on low pay, who suddenly, and without warning had date of … Continue reading

Government FLOODING Failures.

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  Government is Failing To Address Climate Crisis We cannot hide away from our responsibilities to address the man-made climate emergency, how we will cope with  extreme weather  causing fire, hurricanes,  and flood, and also  how we will prevent further … Continue reading

Life isn’t really about how hard you work, is it?

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I often hear people congratulating others who are comfortably off, saying, ‘they’ve worked hard for it’. That’s absolutely fine, but it isn’t really about how hard you work, is it? Years ago people with profitable businesses would say, ‘I’ve worked … Continue reading

Mad Friday reveals last year 900,000 ambulance calls answered without paramedics

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GMB investigation on ‘Mad Friday’ reveals 900,000 ambulance emergency calls were answered without paramedics last year. Information from GMB has exposed the critical shortage of ambulance staff as a result of government policy has resulted in almost one million ambiance … Continue reading

Overworked Ambulance Staff forced to take 80,000 sick days due to stress.

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GMB INVESTIGATION REVEALS OVERWORKED FRONTLINE AMBULANCE STAFF FORCED TO TAKE 80,000 SICK DAYS DUE TO STRESS Twelve per cent of all paramedics and ambulance health care assistants in England were sick due to stress or anxiety last year. GMB, the … Continue reading

What do unions think of Labour’s manifesto?

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What do unions think of Labour’s manifesto? Unions have welcomed Labour’s election manifesto, praising it as “impressive”, a “chance for real change” and “a real opportunity to build a better Britain”. ASLEF general secretary Mick Whelan said: “This is an exciting and progressive … Continue reading