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NW Hampshire Labour pledge to join pickets lines to support public sector workers

NW Hampshire Labour Party has today pledged to support striking public sector workers on their picket lines on November 30. NW Hampshire Labour chair Alan Cotter said: “Everyone deserves a decent pension and dignity in retirement, both in the public … Continue reading

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Welfare, an alternative vision: Public meeting Andover

Speakers from Andover Labour Party, Andover TUC and the Labour Representation Committee came together for a public meeting about the government’s brutal welfare reforms. Taken from a report published by Hampshire LRC. GOVERNMENT myths about the need to slash welfare … Continue reading

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Andover Labour pledge support for cross-union campaign to defend public-sector pensions

Andover Labour Party has today announced support for the cross-union campaign to defend public-sector pensions, backing Unison’s motion to Labour Party conference and pledging to support  picket lines on November 30. Andover Labour chair Alan Cotter said: “Everyone deserves a … Continue reading

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Twinings EU grant money blocked

EU decision to block £10 million grant for Twinings to export hundreds of jobs overseas has today been welcomed by Andover Labour Party.  “This is a massive victory for working people across Europe and it sends a clear message to … Continue reading

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Demonstrate May 16 against closure of Cherry Orchard and all social-care cuts

Visit the Andover TUC website to download the flyer. Demonstrate tomorrow (May 16) against closure of Cherry Orchard and all cuts to social care, says Andover TUC ANDOVER TUC has urged people who oppose the closure of Cherry Orchard elderly … Continue reading

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Unions, students and pensioners unite for anti-cuts meeting

PEOPLE who provide and use public services threatened by government cuts can defend them if they campaign together, say the organisers of an emergency public meeting to be held at Andover Guildhall at 7:30pm on Wednesday March 2. Andover TUC … Continue reading

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Appalled by Hampshire County Council’s shock decision to axe jobs

From the Southampton Daily Echo Andover Labour Party is appalled by Hampshire County Council’s shock decision to slash 1,200 jobs from its workforce. Not only that, they are now threatening to sack 5,000 of the lowest paid workers and re-employ … Continue reading

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