After running the economy to the ground and leaving our public services at breaking point, the Tories are criminalising anyone who holds them to account, writes Apsana Begum MP.
Tag: Right to Strike
Thousands join rally to build the fightback in 2023
In support of the mass wave of strike action on February 1st, thousands joined Arise Festival's online rally to build the next steps in the fightback and defend the right to strike.
The Tory Strikes Bill has passed but we won’t stop fighting – Kate Osborne MP
"They’re not just turning the clock back on workers’ and trade union rights, but on the rights of the vast majority in this country" - Kate Osborne MP
Tory Strikes Bill intends to rip up ‘fair play’ – Rebecca Long-Bailey MP
Rather than addressing the crises facing workers, the government is shitting down disputes and demonising workers. What has happened to fundamental value of "fair play" writes Rebecca Long-Bailey MP.
Chilling Tory crackdown on dissent must be resisted – Olivia Blake MP
The Tories' legislative attack on the right to strike is the latest in a wider agenda to strengthen the authoritarian powers of the government, writes Olivia Blake MP.
Defend the Right to Strike – Professor Keith Ewing and Lord Hendy KC
We need to understand – and oppose - government attacks on democracy and the legal rights of the working class write Professor Keith Ewing and Lord Hendy KC.
Minimum Service Levels: an echo of Mussolini?
Adrian Weir analyses the latest authoritarian clamp down on the Right to Strike, as the Tories Minimum Service Levels Bill makes it way through parliament.
“Irrational and Insulting: A Vindictive Assault on Basic Freedoms” – parliamentary voices speak up for the #RightToStrike
"This is a pernicious Bill that shames the House and the nation. It is designed to attack and demoralise public service workers who are taking industrial action."
“From clapping nurses to sacking nurses” – Zarah Sultana’s defends the #RightToStrike
"This new law would see key workers such as nurses, railway workers, firefighters and teachers fired for going on strike" - Zarah Sultana's powerful contribution to the debate on the Tory Strike Bill.
Hundreds mobilise with the RMT outside of Downing Street to defend the #RightToStrike
"This Bill is to take away our right as free citizens to take strike action. They're doing it on behalf of the people who pay the lobby fees" - activists mobilise to defend the Right to Strike.