Solidarity 197, 16 March 2011
John Hutton has produced his final report on the future of public sector pensions.
The initial successes of the uprising in the east of Libya gave comfort to those who were looking for the complete elimination of the Qaddafi regime.
University and College Union members in both higher and further will be on strike over the next ten days over pensions, pay and jobs.
Wirral TUC relaunched Wirral Against the Cuts in order to campaign against closures of care homes.
RMT Young Members held their largest ever conference on 25-26 February.
Cambridgeshire’s ruling Tories are running a “Participatory Budgeting Project” for Violence Against Women and Girls projects in Cambridgeshire. Residents can vote for which VAWG projects get funding of up to £3,000 — and which get nothing.
Oxfordshire’s Heath Scrutiny Committee is being lobbied by unions and service users to order the Primary Care Trust to launch a full public consultation on public health cuts.
The Liberal Democrats at their Spring Conference in Sheffield (11-14 March) were safe enough — both politically and physically — behind the security barriers.