“Our plan B”, so some Treasury official was recently quoted, “is to do plan A, but for longer”.
Anti-cuts, public services
From AWL members at Royal Holloway University of London:
A statement from Iraq's FWCUI trade union federation.
Students at Essex University have occupied a lecture theatre in support of striking workers.
On Tuesday morning 29 November Barnet residents will protest outside a conference organised by Capita: "New Models of Service Delivery - Opening Up Local Government Services to New Providers".
Unison has almost one million women members, who will be an important part of the current struggle to defend our pensions.
A young Irish Labour Party activist from Dublin spoke to Solidarity about discontent against the party leadership's cuts policies.
Higher fares, cuts in services, longer standing times, hiving off the most profitable routes, station closures, fewer direct routes, and a ban on the consumption of alcohol.These proposals are contained in the SNP Holyrood government’s consultation paper on the future of the rail network in Scotland, published last week as the first stage in preparing for the re-franchising of ScotRail in 2014.
An Occupy LSX activist reports:
The government’s own figures say there are now 124 fewer Sure Start centres than there were when the coalition took office.