We must change our organisation, making it more democratic, accessible for the lower paid and a place in which the most disadvantaged can feel at home.
Despite having over 2000 members in Boots (out of 27,000 members across the UK), the PDAU has been denied collective bargaining rights.
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Reversing the decline of collective bargaining would help to curb extortionate executive pay, under-investment and short-termism.
I suggest exploring the possibility of categorising self-employed work into two categories – self-employed work, and agency-supplied self-employed work.
If we do, we could reverse at least some of the six per cent hit to GDP it has caused so far. If we don’t, we could continue to lose productivity growth of 0.2 per cent a year.
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
Conservative Workers and Trades Unionists campaigns to ensure that we have the best policies for the rights, wages, and welfare of British working people.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
Ministers should remain focused on delivering on their promise to cut the deficit, even if it means paying the iron price to do so.
This cost should come from members’ subscriptions.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
If the electorate still credit Labour with being the party that cares, it will always have a short path back to power.
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