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Sending out an SOS for our NHS – John Lister, Health Campaigns Together

"To reverse the trend of increased NHS spending on private providers – while NHS trusts lack the capital and revenue funding they need to expand services – we need to inject new investment into the NHS. This demands a change of policy." By John Lister, Editor of Health Campaigns Together A powerful new alliance of…

Action not just words – Kate Hudson, CND

"Many of the assertions in the statement are not borne out by reality: that they are committed to preserving and complying with disarmament and non-proliferation treaties – yet the US under President Trump trashed numerous key treaties that have not been reinstated under President Biden" CND General Secretary Kate Hudson responds to a statement by…

Access to a safety net should be a basic human right, not a privilege

"As a group of campaigners who have direct experience of the UK’s immigration and asylum system, we feel it’s important to share our reflections on the harm this bill [The Nationality and Borders Bill] will do to people arriving in the UK if it becomes law." By the members of the NRPF Action Group at…

Time for public ownership of buses and trams – prospective candidate for South Yorkshire Mayor, Lewis Dagnall

"I want May’s election to be a referendum on ending privatisation and re-establishing a publicly owned bus and tram company."Lewis Dagnall, standing to be Labour's candidate for South Yorkshire Mayor By Sam Browse, Labour Outlook Lewis Dagnall is running to be Labour’s candidate for mayor in South Yorkshire, after the incumbent, Dan Jarvis, announced he’d…

Apsana Begum challenges Rees-Mogg on the Home Secretary & political interference in Colston Four case

"Whilst the Policing Bill, which is the government’s direct response to the Black Lives Matter protests and seeks to criminalise protest, is being debated in Parliament, I will continue to call for every record of communication between the Home Secretary, the Crown Prosecution Service as well as Avon and Somerset Police on this case to be made public. Any political pressure or influence informing the decision to prosecute should be known in full whilst such a draconian and authoritarian Bill is being debated." - Apsana Begum MP

Bad for fuel poverty, bad for climate action: why MPs should vote against the Nuclear Energy Bill on Monday

"The risks are high. in Finland, France & China fundamental design flaws have been detected in the same model of reactor planned for new British reactors Hinkley C & Sizewell C. As well as the dangers of accidents, nuclear power produces millions of tons of toxic radioactive waste every year."

Left MPs boost TUC call for Real Living Wage Sick Pay adding pressure to Labour frontbench

"The left's demand would elevate UK sick pay from it's lowest real rate in nearly two decades, and one of the lowest in Europe, and is supported as a direct measure to slow the spread of coronavirus." By the Labour Assembly Against Austerity Team 50 Labour Left MPs and Peers, including a number from the…

The answer to rising energy bills is public ownership – Jon Trickett MP

"Energy provision, so we can turn on our lights, cook meals, and heat our homes, is not a privilege but a basic necessity. Access to it should not be in the hands of a company making decisions on our energy bills in order to maximise their profits and reward their shareholders." By Jon Trickett MP…