Health workers at Barts hospital trust in East London, took strike action to win a pay rise and to be brought back in-house.
Everyone that Socialist Party members spoke to on the demonstration outside the Royal Courts of Justice on 17 June, was furious that a woman who had sought abortion healthcare was now in prison.
London Irish’s demise is for different reasons to that of Wasps and Worcester, but what they have in common is the curse of commercialisation and private ownership.
Cleaners, carers and concierges at nine different workplaces across London are striking together for better pay and conditions. The United Voices of the World (UVW) union organises this predominantly migrant workforce and has coordinated the actions
Six days of all-grades strikes, and another day by station grades, has pushed back attempts by the Labour London mayor Sadiq Khan and the Tory government to attack pensions on London Underground.
Save Our Square protesters, a campaign led by Socialist Party members, gathered in Walthamstow town square, East London, on Saturday 17 June – the sixth anniversary of the Grenfell tower fire
Six years ago, 72 people died in a horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington, west London. It was a tower block lived in by working-class, mainly Black, Asian and migrant people, in the richest borough of London.
It is an outrage that families need to live in hotel rooms, indeed that there are homeless families at all! Many families become homeless after being evicted from private-rented accommodation.
Unite members at the homelessness charity St Mungo’s started a month-long strike from 30 May with Socialist Party members visiting picket lines across London, as well as in Bristol, Oxford and Brighton.
The richest local authority area in Europe was rocked by a workforce-wide pay strike on 25 May. Members of general unions GMB and Unite are demanding a rise of 15% or £5,000, whichever is greater.