Tag Archives: austerity

Labour 2021

Pushed over the brink


Unite delegate Joyce Still has worked in the NHS for 40 years. On Tuesday (September 28) she addressed Labour Party conference speaking on the Health... Read More
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Not just for Covid


For three years Unite Community Norfolk branch has helped finance and run the holiday hunger project in Mile Cross providing many thousands of packed lunches... Read More
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Where the blame lies


Syed Nahid Uddin a Unite delegate works for a council so knows first-hand what austerity has meant for local government.  For Syed this isn’t a... Read More
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News Feature

Universal Discredit


On one day in May, the free paper, Metro, gave readers a surprise. ‘Universal Credit Uncovered’ announced the headline in all caps, the ‘o’ in... Read More
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‘You have to fight back’


Susan Kemlo was still mourning her daughter, Victoria, when benefits assessment firm Capita decided to drag her through the courts over supposed “reputational damage” –... Read More
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Why I’m voting yes


Unite members at homeless charity St Mungo's are having to consider taking strike action. In the first of a series, we meet the members having... Read More
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‘People feel insecure’


Social justice will do more to improve people’s mental health than medication and therapy, the UN’s chief health envoy has said.   Dr Dainius Pūras,... Read More
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