200 years ago today 18 people were killed and hundreds injured as they protested for the representation of working people. The Massacre at Peterloo sowed the seeds for universal suffrage and the trade union movement. Today we remember those brave protesters.
A big thank you to everyone who made it to Leeds today and to all those who sent messages of solidarity to the workforce at Asda. Together we've sent a clear message to Asda bosses: #AsdaRespectYourWorkers
This afternoon I invited local representatives from the GMB Northern Region who are fighting to protect the rights of Asda workers in Ashington and across the rest of the country. We must resist these changes to contracts being forced onto Asda employees at all costs!
30 years ago today Thatcher privatised England's water industry. Three decades on it's clear that this experiment has utterly failed us. It's time to put water back into public hands. Agree with us? Sign and share our petition 👇 http://www.gmb.org.uk/tap
Billy Bragg at Glastonbury: the Bard of Pilton brings politics, anecdotes and a prediction for the Lionesses. There are some artists whose very beings are carved into the very fibre of Glastonbury, as much a Glastonbury institution as the cider bus, novelty flags o
Call us radical but we want an energy solution that: 🍃 Reduces emissions 🛠️ Creates decent jobs 💡 Keeps the lights on and economy moving 💵 And doesn’t fleece the average bill payer We’d say that's common sense.