Teachers at Bishop Challoner school in East London are balloting for strikes against management bullying.
Geoff Lumley is Labour Councillor for Newport East on the Isle of Wight.
Local government workers in the London borough of Camden are facing an attempt by bosses to bribe them into signing new, worse, contracts.
Gary Wareing is one of the “Hull Three”, three Labour councillors who voted against a cuts budget on the city’s Labour-controlled council. Along with Dean Kirk and Gill Kennett, Gary has been suspended from the Labour group.
Across the country demonstrations and meetings have been held against the “Bedroom Tax”.
In a measure of Barnet residents’ determination to fight the Tory Council’s “One Barnet” outsourcing programme, more than 300 turned out in a blizzard on 23 March to march from Finchley Central to an inspiring rally at Friern Barnet Community Library.
On Saturday 16 February, Michael (Don) MacDonald took part in the 1,500-strong anti-cuts march in Newcastle.
“One Barnet”, Barnet Tories’ plan to privatise most of Barnet Council services (probably in two contracts worth up to £1 billion to Capita), is being scrutinised in the High Court this week.
Around 60 activists and councillors met in Birmingham on 16 March to discuss the Councillors Against Cuts campaign.
Assemble Finchley Central tube for march to Friern Barnet Community Library
A march against Barnet Council's 'One Barnet' programme that seeks to outsourcing the bulk of council services, probably to Capita. Organised by Barnet Alliance for Public Services, barnetalliance.org. Follow @BarnetAlliance, hashtag #BarnetSpring