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Deaths, assaults and self-injury are rising in prisons, with safety deteriorating at a faster rate year after year, figures seen by the Howard League for Penal Reform revealed yesterday.
A new report – Staying On The Right Track by Dr John Stittle (Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Essex) warns of a “disastrous” return to the days of Railtrack if Network Rail becomes a for-profit company.
The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament says it remains unsatisfied with the Ministry of Defence's response to Trident whistle-blower Able Seaman William McNeilly.
A leaked report from a submariner who served on HMS Victorious which is armed with Trident nuclear missiles, has alleged serious security and safety failings.
Government cuts to Network Rail’s funding are putting the lives of rail passengers and maintenance workers at risk, according to a report published today by the TUC’s Action for Rail campaign.
Rail campaignersl have protested against government plans to create a new giant private rail franchise whose creation could lead to the loss of hundreds of jobs and a less safe rail network. .
CND has criticised increased government expendidture on nuclear weapons and called for submarines to be recalled from service in the light of new safety issues.
A decade on from the tragedy at Morecambe Bay where 23 Chinese workers lost their lives, vulnerable workers are still at serious risk, the TUC has warned.
New figures published by the TUC suggest that low wages in the Bangladesh textile industry have nothing to do with cash-strapped consumers demanding cheap clothes.
The TUC has issued a new ten-point safety at work manifesto.
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New statistics show a record high membership in occupational pensions in Britain. But that is only part of the story, say observers.
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