Category Archives: Politics

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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Worcester TUC: Sunak’s Budget Fails Working People

Worcester Trades Union Council (WTUC) have expressed their concern that the budget released by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the 3 March fails to address concerns raised by unions. The local Trades Council, which is made up of Trade Union branches across the city, have branded Rishi Sunak’s budget as being merely more of the sameβ€”a continuation of austerity

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Cllr Lynn Denham Interview: Equality and Diversity in Worcester

2020 was an important year in the fight for racial justice. Across the world protests against police brutality and institutional racism have sparked debates across society and within institutions about how we can all actively combat racism. Inspired by those protests, and the incredible work locally of Black Lives Matter Worcester, Councillor Lynn Denham has worked hard to implement practical

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Calls Grow for MPs to Take Action on the Forcing of Refugees into Unsafe Accommodation

Freedom From Torture, a charity which provides specialist psychological therapy to help asylum seekers and refugees who have survived torture, have called for the Home Secretary to take action on the forcing of refugees into unsafe old army barracks.  The group’s #CLOSETHEBARRACKS campaign calls on Priti Patel to stop housing asylum seekers and refugees, some of who are torture survivors

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