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Yesterday the CLP met in Hexham for the hustings and selection process for the Labour Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for the Hexham Constituency. After listening to the speeches and questions and answers from the two candidates (the third had withdrawn earlier in the day) members voted. The ballots cast in person and the postal votes were … Read More
The country is in a mess after 13 years of Conservative Government. It’s difficult to point to anything that is working better now than in 2010. Help us to do something about it. It’s time for a change in Hexham Constituency. Hexham deserves better than Guy Opperman and a failed Conservative government. Join us to … Read More
Issue date: 24 Nov 2020 TUC calls on government to urgently rethink proposal to axe Union Learning Fund Scrapping the scheme will undermine the government’s “levelling up” agenda, warns new report The funding should be reinstated at the Spending Review, says TUC The TUC has today (Tuesday) called on the government to urgently rethink its decision to axe the Union Learning Fund (ULF). … Read More
Issue date 20 Nov 2020 Young people have been the hardest hit by Covid-19 economic crisis, TUC analysis shows Number of 16 to 24-year-olds in work lower than at any point during 2008 financial crisis Union body calls for government to invest in creating good new jobs to prevent a generation from being scarred by mass unemployment More young workers were made redundant during summer 2020 than in all of 2019, according to new TUC … Read More
The last few months have been tragic and unsettling with many families’ worlds turned upside down. Millions of workers have had to negotiate with their employers through the pandemic – matters of life and death like safe working practices and PPE as well as issues like redundancy, furlough, homeworking and childcare. These are challenging conversations … Read More
People will have heard of more deaths in the private care sector in Newcastle today. For info, much of the adult care (care homes and home care) is commissioned by councils not NHS – though sometimes a combination. Most of this provision is made by private sector low waged workers, who are employed … Read More