Category Archives: Defend jobs and public services

Protest against cuts to adult social care & the closure of Cherry Orchard

Andover Labour Party activists joined Andover TUC and trade unionists, members of the community and students in Winchester to protest against Hampshire County Council’s cuts to adult social care and the planned closure of Cherry Orchard elderly people’s home, which … Continue reading

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Andover Labour condemns Tory plans to close elderly care home

Andover Labour Party has condemned Hampshire County Council’s plan to close Cherry Orchard elderly people’s home. “This is a blatant attempt to push through a heartless cost-saving exercise at the expense of vulnerable people and hard-working staff,” said Alan Cotter, … Continue reading

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Hampshire County Council’s cuts to youth services

Andy Fitchet reports: It was announced last week that Hampshire County Council (HCC) will have a £55m funding gap with the cuts from central government. Because of this HCC are cutting staff numbers by 8 per cent equivalent to 1200 … Continue reading

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Are Andoverians paying to sack Twinings workers?

CAMPAIGNERS TO save Twinings jobs in Andover are demanding to know if British taxpayers’ money will be used to subsidise Twinings’ plan to sack 400 workers and move most production to Poland and China. Andover Trade Union Council has written … Continue reading

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Defend Jobs, Defend Public Services – Andover TUC public meeting with Bob Crow

Andover Labour Party members will be welcoming the Andover Trade Union Council’s public meeting, at which the RMT’s Bob Crow will speak, to defend our jobs and public services. The meeting will be held on July 21. For further information … Continue reading

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