Category Archives: Activism

Home Office Consultation on “New Plan for Immigration”: Make Sure Your Opinion Is Heard

The Government have launched their “New Plan for Immigration” which sets out various proposals for changes to nationality, immigration and asylum law. Activists have called it ‘vague, cruel, unworkable and potentially unlawful’. The document is currently out for consultation until 06/05/2021 with Human Rights and Refugee charities imploring as many people as possible to voice their opposition to the plan.

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LOCAL UNION BRANCH ASKS COUNCIL CANDIDATES TO SIGN A NEW WORKERS’ PLEDGE

At a recent branch meeting, the Unite the Union Herefordshire and Worcestershire Branch voted to create a Workers’ Pledge to be distributed to all candidates in the upcoming local elections on the 6th of May. The branch is asking candidates to add their signatures to the pledge to promise to voters that they will represent the needs of workers and

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Kill The Bill Protest Planned in Worcester This Saturday

We have been informed of the final details for a Kill the Bill protest in Worcester this Saturday. This event will be a chance for the community to come together to oppose the implementation of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. We are advised this will be a socially distant event, with participants asked to bring masks, hand sanitiser

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Women in Worcestershire Take a Stand

Content Warning: This article and the accounts linked include discussion of gendered violence. Over the weeks succeeding the tragic events surrounding the death of Sarah Everard, many have asked what can we all do to ensure that our communities and spaces are safe for women. Difficult conversations about sexism, gendered violence and s*xual harassment are being had across the country,

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