Housing and the Budget

Housing and the Budget

The budget has been widely referred to as ‘the housing budget’. The big announcement, left to the end of Hammond’s long budget speech, was the…

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The budget we need

The budget we need

A deadbeat Government is likely to steal Labour policies for the Autumn Budget says Prem Sikka Following last year’s announcement that there will only be…

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Brexit-from chaos to what?

Brexit-from chaos to what?

John Palmer on why a Corbyn led economic recovery programme will work best within the European Union with European allies. Anything can happen warned the…

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We must never accept a Tory Brexit

We must never accept a Tory Brexit

Manuel Cortes on why Brexit is the big issue for workers Thereís a useful rule of thumb in politics. If the Tories – or those…

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End the public sector pay cap

End the public sector pay cap

Frances O’Grady on why the pay freeze is bad for workers and the economy Nurses working full-time in our NHS shouldn’t need to rely on…

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Grenfell fire – an indictment of government

Grenfell fire – an indictment of government

Grenfell fire – an indictment of government Duncan Bowie sees the Grenfell Tower fire as a consequence of multiple failures One of the key functions…

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Chartist 2017 AGM

Chartist 2017 AGM

Chartist Open Meeting  and AGM All Welcome  Saturday 8th July 11.00-4.30 University of Westminster M212 (Marylebone block – 2nd floor)  35 Marylebone road, London NW1…

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Labour turns tide

Labour turns tide

Don Flynn writes on the General Election 2017 General Election 2017: Not yet in government, but the conditions for real advance are being forged. The…

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Mike Davis on a message for May

Mike Davis on a message for May

We said it would be Tory own goals (Chartist 286, ‘Corbyn in Downing Street?’) and a steady consistent, straight-talking narrative from Labour that could shift…

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Corbyn in Downing Street?

Corbyn in Downing Street?

  Peter Kenyon reviews the prospects for one of the biggest upsets in British political history Top marks to Labour for being ready. Tories are…

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Policy planks for a Labour victory on 8 June

Policy planks for a Labour victory on 8 June

Labour has moved quickly to get into top gear for the General Election on June 8th. With the initial challenge of poor polls, together with…

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