Birmingham Council cuts

Birmingham Council in economic crisis  Birmingham City Council is in a deep economic crisis and is seeking to heap this onto the backs of workers whilst cutting services provided for public health, including those which keep our streets clean and free of disease. Birmingham City Council was once the single biggest local authority in Europe, … Continue reading Birmingham Council cuts

Stop playing games with our NHS

The following letter was sent by a Proletarian reader to the British Medical Association journal BMA News. "Readers of BMA News over the last couple of weeks cannot fail to have noticed the BMA’s conspicuous ‘No More Games’ campaign, designed – we are told – to appeal to the UK government to stop “playing games” … Continue reading Stop playing games with our NHS

Thousands of NHS workers out on strike

Red Youth was pleased to support a handful of the many hundreds of picket lines organised across the country today in defense of the NHS. Thousands of workers staged a 4 hour stoppage in protest against a provocative 1% pay rise (in effect a serious pay cut). In July 2010, barely two months after a general … Continue reading Thousands of NHS workers out on strike