By Sean Robertson In a scandal and what the rail union RMT described as a ‘Taxpayer funded bung’, it has been revealed today that SERCO, the operator of the Caledonian Sleeper service, is to be paid £300,000 for income lost ...Read More »
Esquerra Revolucionària (CWI in Catalonia) The elections on 21 December have been called by the reac...
The international executive of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI, the internatio...
Editorial from Socialist magazine (Journal of the CWI/Socialist Action) A week hardly passes without...
Philip Stott reports The left have won the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party for the first tim...
Philip Stott Workers at the three threatened Burntisland Fabrication – BiFab – yards hav...
Philip Stott reports John Swinney’s budget for 2016 /17 has exploded the myth of an “anti-austerity” SNP-led Scottish government prepared to take on and confront Tory spending cuts. The Scottish government budget for next year and announced today has underlined ...Read More »
International action needed The Nestle management has forcibly locked out the 800 low paid contract workers from the Kabirwala factory since September 2015. Management instructed the gate security to stop the workers entering the factory – none of the workers ...Read More »
Matt Dobson reports The consultation period for the threatened Tata steel plants at Motherwell (Dalzell), Cambuslang (Clydebridge) and Scunthorpe has come to an end. As yet there are only rumours in the media about the possibility of private buyers. On 7th ...Read More »
Interview with new RMT president Sean Hoyle, seafarer and Portsmouth RMT member and TUSC supporter, has been elected national President of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union RMT. He spoke to the Socialist – the paper of the Socialist Party ...Read More »
Clare Doyle, CWI The massive vote for the far right National Front (FN) in the first round of regional elections in France sees them coming top in nearly half of the regions. The Party’s leader, Marine le Pen got 40% ...Read More »
CWI International Secretariat The following is an edited version of a draft document on world perspectives, , that will be discussed at the January 2016 World Congress of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI). The meeting will be attended by ...Read More »
With the support of more than 60 pro-war Labour MPs who voted with David Cameron, the Westminster parliament has supported the bombing of Syria which could begin in the next hours. The majority among MPs for airstrikes was almost exactly the ...Read More »
By NHS Tayside Unison members Laundry workers at Dundee’s Ninewells hospital have won an important victory in their re-grading dispute with NHS Tayside. Following a 100% vote in favour of a strike that was due to begin in late November, ...Read More »
Pete Dickenson, Socialist Party England and Wales As protests and demonstrations take place around the world this week-end, to tell the representatives at the Paris COP21 Summit to save the planet, we re-publish this article carried in the Socialist, paper of ...Read More »