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13 July 2020
Fighting for over 250 jobs that are under threat at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff
22 April 2020
It was inevitable that the Tory government would try to offload the costs of dealing with the coronavirus crisis from their rich backers and onto the backs of working people, writes Roger Bannister, Liverpool Socialist Party.
28 August 2019
Pensioners are under attack. The Centre for Social Justice, a right-wing think tank, is proposing that pensioners should in effect work until they drop.
8 May 2019
A new House of Lords report is clearly an attack on pensioner benefits and an attempt to drive a wedge between older and younger people
12 December 2018
The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics reveal that there were 50,100 'excess deaths' in England and Wales in the winter of 2017-18, the highest number since the mid-1970s.
14 November 2018
The crisis in social care continues to worsen, as councils prepare to find alternative provision for 13,500 more elderly and disabled people by the end of the month
6 December 2017
A 60-day consultation is taking place to make changes to several BT pension schemes
6 September 2017
Pensions are back in the headlines with the news that FTSE 350 companies' pension deficits are equivalent to 70% of their annual profits
19 April 2017
Picket lines surrounded entrances at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Aldermaston and Burghfield on 10 April as Unite the Union members voted emphatically to continue their pension strike
8 February 2017
Thousands of workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) were stripped of their defined benefit pension scheme on 1 February by AWE bosses Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco.
16 November 2016
Once again steel workers have been left reeling, bitterly disappointed and suffering from a deep sense of betrayal, since it was announced that Tata Steel will be closing the British Steel pension scheme in January.
29 June 2016
Contrary to the exertions of many commentators when courting the young, pensioners are not gaining any advantages over other sections of the population.
22 June 2016
Some 20,000 members of the BHS pension scheme are concerned to find their pensions from the failed firm are now in the Pension Protection Fund, meaning they will receive less than expected.
22 June 2016
Young workers once again find themselves being ripped off, as a report indicates that companies spend 20 times more on older workers' pensions than younger workers'.
8 June 2016
The National Pensioners Convention (NPC) will hold its annual 'Pensioners' Parliament' from 14 to 16 June in Blackpool
6 April 2016
Iain Duncan Smith's resignation from the Department for Work and Pensions opened up another malevolent attack on pensioners.
9 March 2016
Workers entering employment in Britain today could have to wait until their mid-seventies to retire.
24 February 2016
United Utilities, a company with revenues of £1.7 billion and profits of £664 million in the last year, is attacking its workers' pensions.
29 October 2015
What better way to communicate with adults about pensions than with a multi-million-pound computer-generated soft toy?
21 October 2015
Older people are hard hit by the bosses' cuts and sell-offs. Sue Powell spoke to Claude Mickleson, National Pensioners Convention activist and member of Gloucestershire Socialist Party.
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