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  CHART-TOPPERS PAUL HEATON AND JACQUI ABBOTT PERFORM RESCHEDULED HOPE FOR CHRISTMAS BENEFIT GIG TOMORROW GMB sponsors event featuring the former The Beautiful South and The Housemartins front man. Chart-toppers Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will perform their postponed intimate Christmas benefit gig at Manchester Academy tomorrow [Friday 19 January] [1]. Organised by campaign [...]
This report should mean that the game is up for PFI - it's time to properly fund our public services upfront instead says GMB [...]
No Carillion worker should see their family go hungry, default on a bill or miss a rent or mortgage payment for a crisis they did not cause. [...]
Cammell Laird Strike
Our members have been backed into a corner by management and they feel this is the only way to protect their livelihoods. [...]
What’s happening with Carillion yet again shows the perils of allowing privatisation to run rampant in our schools, our hospitals and our prisons says union. [...]
The Government’s proposal would restrict free school meal entitlement to households earning less than £7,400 [...]
May's judgement questioned as new DWP Secretary is handed health and safety brief previously removed after worker safety scandal. [...]
Tragic example of failures of privatisation and outsourcing requires Government to intervene to protect public sector work, says GMB. [...]
Foster carers' union welcomes Education Committee's backing for key recommendations as step forward for recognition of fostering. [...]
Health Secretary's promotion in PM's botched reshuffle is putting ambulance patient’s lives as 5,000 wait more than an hour during winter crisis. [...]

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    GMB, ITA and LCDC are concerned about a lack of action when it comes to dealing with matters by TFL. […]