Blogs

17 Jul 2013

An ITUC survey shows a majority of the UK electorate feel ministers prioritise business interests over workers' rights and have failed to tackle unemployment and tax avoidance.

17 Jul 2013

Under Universal Credit, families working full time could have less disposable income than part-timers, according to a new report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

17 Jul 2013

A new briefing from Amnesty reveals that the Chinese authorities are still illegally holding detainees in custody and refusing them access to their lawyers and families.

16 Jul 2013

CND has criticised the government’s Trident Alternatives Review as ‘fundamentally flawed’ after its failure to consider non-replacement of the Trident weapons system.

16 Jul 2013

An object sacred to the Hopi people has been returned after dozens of katsinam (‘friends’) were sold at a Paris auction house despite repeated requests and litigation.

16 Jul 2013

Christian Aid welcomes a UK funded programme to tackle exploitation of domestic workers in South Asia and Middle East and calls on the government for further support.

15 Jul 2013

Quakers in Britain have greeted with joy the Lords’ overwhelming support for the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill at Third Reading.