The violence being perpetrated by Israeli forces in Gaza is a grotesque crime against humanity — and one we must demand is stopped immediately, writes Labour MP Andy McDonald.
Rishi Sunak’s new legislation will paralyse the trade union movement, but yesterday, Keir Starmer refused to commit to repealing it. Labour needs to be clear: the anti-strike laws must go.
Rail workers are striking for the pay they deserve and a better transport system for all of us – it’s time the Labour Party got off the fence and supported them.
The fact that P&O bosses can openly admit to breaking the law without fear of consequences exposes the reality – Britain’s economy is rigged against workers in the interests of a wealthy elite.
The Supreme Court’s Kostal decision is a victory for workers, protecting collective bargaining from bullying bosses – now it’s time for a revival of the workers’ movement to make these rights real in the workplace.
The government’s proposed £9.50 minimum wage won’t lift low-paid workers out of crisis, nor will Labour’s £10 alternative – it’s time to chart a course towards a liveable minimum wage of £15.
In an article for Tribune, Andy McDonald explains his decision to resign from the Shadow Cabinet – and argues that Keir Starmer’s broken promises mean he should seek a new mandate as Labour leader.
Coronavirus has forced the government to suspend rail franchising – now it should take the entire system back into public ownership in a way that empowers workers and improves services, argues Andy McDonald.
Lisa Nandy’s criticisms of Labour’s bus policies in the last election were wrong on the facts – and that’s a bad way to begin understanding what went wrong, argues Andy McDonald.
Labour in government will end a miserable decade for Britain’s commuters by bringing rail into the 21st century with nationalisation, cheaper fares and real investment in improving services.
Boris Johnson’s latest attempts to pass himself off as a man of the people involve proclaiming his love for buses – but in the last decade the Tories have decimated bus services and the communities that rely on them.
More journeys are made on buses than any other form of public transport. Labour’s pledge to reverse cuts will improve millions of people’s lives.