Exclusive: NEC expected to elect new complaints panel chair – who has serious, unresolved complaints against him

Gurinder Singh Josan failed to respond to questions about issues during last NEC election Labour’s ‘disputes panel’ of National Executive Committee (NEC) members is a key step in the party’s disciplinary processes, with the power to suspend and even expel Labour members – and a member of the party’s right-wing pressure group is expected to…

Exclusive: NEC expected to elect new complaints panel chair – who has serious, unresolved complaints against him
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I’m a junior doctor, it’s clear to me the Conservatives just voted to end the NHS | The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/boris-johnson-nhs-privatise-covid-b1790226.html

I’m a junior doctor, it’s clear to me the Conservatives just voted to end the NHS | The Independent
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Exclusive: Rayner votes against Beckett as vice-chair of key NEC committee

Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) is meeting today and on the agenda is the election of officers to key NEC subcommittees. According to Labour sources, Angela Rayner has just voted against the left’s Howard Beckett as the vice-chair of the Organisational (or ‘OrgSub’) committee, which sets the NEC’s course. In doing so, she has surelysided…

Exclusive: Rayner votes against Beckett as vice-chair of key NEC committee
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Breaking: Labour right mounts NEC power -grab – no representatives of members now officers or chair ANY NEC subcommittees

NEC chair and Disputes subcommittee chair are MPs as right moves to weaken member representation still further The Labour right has mounted a take-over during today’s meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee – removing elected representatives of Labour’s membership from key subcommittees to further wall off members from party decisions. While the right appears…

Breaking: Labour right mounts NEC power -grab – no representatives of members now officers or chair ANY NEC subcommittees
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A wise and humane government will insist that existing workers’ rights are upheld

After volunteering to deliver food supplies during lockdown since May, British Gas engineers have been told to accept cuts to their terms and conditions, or they would be “fired then rehired.” The GMB website reports that British Gas engineers have announced a total withdrawal of labour for five days as a protest against the company’s […]

A wise and humane government will insist that existing workers’ rights are upheld
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Liverpool becomes the first ‘Right To Food city’ as council votes unanimously to back campaign.

Liverpool has this evening become the UK’s first ‘Right To Food’ city after a motion was unanimouslypassed by Liverpool City Council calling for the ‘Right To Food’ to be incorporated into the Government’s‘National Food Strategy’ and subsequently to become law. The National Food Strategy is the first independent review of England’s entire food system for…

Liverpool becomes the first ‘Right To Food city’ as council votes unanimously to back campaign.
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Coronavirus disaster in the USA update

This 20 January 2020 video is called US deaths from COVID-19 surpass 400,000 as Trump leaves office. U.S. HITS 400,000 COVID-19 DEATHS IN RECORD TIME 400,000 Americans have now died from COVID-19. That’s more than 1 in 1,000 Americans dead from a disease that other countries have nearly eradicated. The death toll is equivalent to the […]

Coronavirus disaster in the USA update
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Video: ‘Even nurses with COVID are going hungry’ – join Liverpool in demanding a #RightToFood

Liverpool councillors are about to vote to make the city the first in the UK to formally back a demand by anti-poverty campaigners for the government to put a universal right to food into UK law. The campaign is backed by the grassroots Fans Supporting Foodbanks group and co-founder, Liverpool MP Ian Byrne. Today BBC…

Video: ‘Even nurses with COVID are going hungry’ – join Liverpool in demanding a #RightToFood
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Union pays tribute to staff working in ‘appalling conditions’ to keep UK moving and tells govt to include them in vaccine prioritisation

Rail union RMT has paid tribute to the ‘army of staff’ who have battled to keep services running overnight in ‘appalling conditions’ – and has repeated the call for the Government to ensure that the transport workforce are clearly identified as essential staff with appropriate priority for COVID vaccination. RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said:…

Union pays tribute to staff working in ‘appalling conditions’ to keep UK moving and tells govt to include them in vaccine prioritisation
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Mike to appeal after High Court judge strikes out defence against Riley libel accusation

Rachel Riley’s libel case against me has taken another twist after a High Court judge decided to strike out all of my defence. I now have to take the case to the Court of Appeal, which will cost a considerable amount of money. I also have to pay Riley’s costs relating to the strike-out application, […]

Mike to appeal after High Court judge strikes out defence against Riley libel accusation
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