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  • 15 Sep 2011

    The chair of the Welsh Language Society has been removed from Parliament by police while protesting against cuts to Welsh medium television.

  • 15 Sep 2011

    Disabled people's groups have accused the government of using parliamentary procedure to avoid scrutiny of the Welfare Reform Bill in the House of Lords.

  • 14 Sep 2011

    Public sector unions planing a day of action over government cuts are aiming to build alliances with private sector workers and the wider anti-cuts movement.

  • 13 Sep 2011

    Especially in areas where affordable housing is scarce, many of us – even if not about to be displaced ourselves – have friends or relatives who are about to lose their homes, with all that this involves, says Savi Hensman, explaining why the government’s programme of draconian cuts to housing benefit are so harmful.

  • 11 Sep 2011

    Warships arriving at the London arms fair have been delayed after their route was disrupted by critics of the arms trade taking nonviolent direct action.

  • 5 Sep 2011

    Even if the government is able to push its Health Bill through Parliament in its present form, there may be a heavy political price to pay later, says Savi Hensman. A different way forward is needed for the NHS.

  • 20 Aug 2011

    Britain may be broke, but the government's desperation to cut the deficit seems to have its limits. This morning, Eric Pickles has ruled out an increase in council tax for houses valued at more than £1million. He is portraying measures that would affect only the richest as an attack on the "middle class". In reality, the government is consistent in pursuing the interests of the very wealthy at the expense of the rest of us.

  • 10 Aug 2011

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, appeared on Radio 4 this morning (10 August) and was asked about the underlying causes of the recent riots. He attributed them to a “sense of entitlement” among young people who were showing the effects of a lack of discipline in school.

  • 30 Jun 2011

    The leader of the Green Party in England and Wales is among those backing the huge wave of public sector strikes across the country today.

  • 29 Jun 2011

    Anti-cuts activists will join public sector strikes on 30 June, as part of the largest day of action against the government’s cuts so far.