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New Tory attack on union rights.

Labour Research Department

New Tory attack on union rights.

by Labour Research Department

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18/02/michael Unprecedented attack on democratic liberties after six years of Tory-led government THE TORY PARTY spent centuries opposing the extension of democratic rights in Britain. Over just six years of government, the party has launched a crackdown on a . Kill the Bill – the trade union movement responds to Tory attacks. 5 August By Tom Unterrainer. In his speech to the Conservative Party conference, Francis Maude launched a series of attacks on public sector trade unions.

Unprecedented attack on democratic liberties after six years of Tory-led government THE TORY PARTY spent centuries opposing the extension of democratic rights in Britain. Over just six years of government, the party has launched a crackdown on a vast array of civil liberties and political freedoms. Commonspace looks at 10 examples of Tory restrictions on democracy. In an article promoting the book, he said that UK workers were “coasting” and that it should be easier to let them go. And let’s not forget that he was one of the Tory MPs who voted for the Trade Union Act in – the most serious attack on the rights of trade unions and their members in .

  Theresa May has launched a withering attack on her leadership rival Boris Johnson, accusing him of having “no new ideas” on Brexit. Downing . A Tory defeat may extend across the region, as borough council elections will also run in Labour-held Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle. Dozens of other councils across England also have seats up for grabs.


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Should there be a Conservative majority in May, there will be a new attack on trade union rights and democracy. The bar for a strike ballot will be raised to a level that hardly any MPs would Author: Len Mccluskey. Member the UK union Unison march against budget cuts. Make no mistake, this is a major attack on workers' right to resist.

Given the very low levels of strikes in recent years, the Tories. The government recently opened a consultation on how the requirement for trade unions to pay a levy to the Certification Officer (under the Trade Union Act ) should be implemented.

The whole concept behind the consultation is another example of the Tories’. Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, Catherine West says the Tory's legislation to curb unions and strike actions is an "attack against the British workforce" despite claiming they're on.

The biggest crackdown on trade union rights for 30 years will be unveiled on Wednesday, including new plans to criminalise picketing, permit employers to hire strike-breaking agency staff and Author: Patrick Wintour. The Tories' shameful history of attacking union rights. Next week the Tories will introduce their Trades Union Bill in the Commons.

Labour MP and historian Nick Thomas-Symonds says it is the. Stop the new Tory anti-union laws - article from The Socialist dated 29 July Home The Socialist 29 July Kids go hungry in Tory Britain.

Kids go hungry in Tory Britain. Corbyn's support shows anti-austerity message is popular. Kill the bill. Stop the new Tory anti-union laws. Austerity measures cut social care provision.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has built his new Cabinet around the authors of a book that called British workers the “worst idlers in the world”. Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Liz Truss, Kwasi.

Yet, in the Queen’s Speech, we have seen this Tory government launch an attack on these freedoms. Much has already been said, across the political spectrum, about the grave threat posed by proposals to scrap the Human Rights Act and distance Britain from the European convention on human rights, including by my colleague Keir Starmer.

This threat to the Human Rights Act has been. While most Tory MPs used the debate to attack trade union rights, some spoke of their concerns about aspects of the bill.

Conservative MP David Davis, who campaigns on human rights issues, said the move on giving names to the police violated the principle of freedom of association and could lead to a “slippery slope”.

The Tories have unveiled their Trade Union Bill, which is far more vicious than first trailed and is an extension and deepening of Thatcher’s anti-union laws. It is absolutely essential that the trade union movement confronts these laws and fights the continuation of the cuts offensive.

Ontario Tories launch massive attack on workers' rights By Lee Parsons 13 November The Ontario Tory government has announced reactionary revisions to the Author: Lee Parsons. Teachers union demands ATTACK on Tories: Action ordered against 'NATIONAL SCANDAL' cuts TEACHERS have been ordered to leaflet parents about the “school funding crisis” to try and sway voters.

The New Tory Party was a short-lived political party in Ontario, Canada during the s. The party was led by Karol Siroky, who is most notable for an abortive legal challenge to declare invalid the provincial election. "The Tories blatant disregard for workers' rights is an attack on our basic human rights.

Trade unions protect society as a whole and without them, inequality with surely grow. This is the aim of the Tories, smash the unions, run down wages and exploit the vulnerable to benefit the privileged few.

The Tories were a political faction and then a political party in the parliaments of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United n the s and s, the Tories contested power with their rivals, the Whigs.

Inthe first Tories emerged in England as Jacobites, when they opposed the Whig-supported Exclusion Bill which set out to disinherit the heir presumptive Preceded by: Cavaliers. New Tory book in support of the Human Rights Act. 05 October Peter Oborne said "Like many Conservatives I was sceptical of the Human Rights Act – until I read it and started to think about it.

It soon became clear that it was a near perfect expression of Tory values.". The Trades Union Congress (TUC) accuses him of a: shameless and cynical use of bankbench legislation to attack workers’ rights.

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New report warns Great Repeal Bill will mean a “decimation of rights” ACADEMICS and campaigners have warned the Queen’s Speech tomorrow (Wednesday 21 June) will be used by Prime Minister Theresa May’s Tory minority government to attack workers’ and human rights.

Why does this government hate workers so much? Yesterday, two of the richest men in European politics, the former Lazard banker Andrew Mitchell and the former oil trader Alan Duncan, sat side by side on the Commons front bench smirking with self-satisfaction as they announced a major assault on democratic trade away at the end of a rambling statement about changes in Britain's.Tories ‘tighten the noose’ of anti-trade union laws, threaten right to strike – activists 12 May, Get short URL.

The new measures come just hours after the announcement of the new cabinet, and coincide with a strike vote from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, which could announce industrial action on the.

The Tory Trade Union Act is now in force. It aims to discourage union leaders from balloting for strikes by adding more bureaucratic hoops and making it easier to deem ballots “illegal”.