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Daily Telegraph
If Labour struggles to hold a conference, how can it ever hope to form a government?to bid for the work, only one company, Showsec, remains in the field. But they
If Labour struggles to hold a conference, how can it ever hope to form a government?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
to bid for the work, only one company, Showsec, remains in the field. But they are embroiled in an ongoing dispute with the GMB – one of Labour’s biggest donors – over its refusal to recognise the union. Now Len McCluskey, the head of rival union... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tensions rise as Jeremy Corbyn takes on Owen Smith at Scottish hustingsLen McCluskey, the Unite leader, again warned Labour’s autumn conference might
Tensions rise as Jeremy Corbyn takes on Owen Smith at Scottish hustings
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
Len McCluskey, the Unite leader, again warned Labour’s autumn conference might not go ahead if a row over its security is not resolved. Showsec, the firm overseeing security at the annual event, is in dispute with the GMB over union rec... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tensions rise as Corbyn takes on Smith at Scottish hustingsLen McCluskey, the Unite leader, again warned Labour’s autumn conference might
Tensions rise as Corbyn takes on Smith at Scottish hustings
heraldscotland / Posted 16 hours ago
Len McCluskey, the Unite leader, again warned Labour’s autumn conference might not go ahead if a row over its security is not resolved. Showsec, the firm overseeing security at the annual event, is in dispute with the GMB over union rec... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn wants to use his membership as a big stick to beat his enemiesCorbyn avoided a vote on Trident at last year’s conference because he knew he w
Jeremy Corbyn wants to use his membership as a big stick to beat his enemies
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Corbyn avoided a vote on Trident at last year’s conference because he knew he would lose it. The GMB solidly backs the deterrent; their members who maintain it at Faslane in Scotland are passionate patriots, and their national union is behind them.... Read more
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International Business Times
One is not amused: Dr Who's Jenna Coleman shuts down Prince Harry dating rumors with frosty response: "We want him married off!" "My new fav b***h face: Jenna Coleman being asked
One is not amused: Dr Who's Jenna Coleman shuts down Prince Harry dating rumors with frosty response
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
: "We want him married off!" "My new fav b***h face: Jenna Coleman being asked about her relationship with Prince Harry on GMB," wrote one. Another added: "It should read: Jenna Coleman is starring as Queen Victoria and @kategarraway asks a rude,... Read more
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The New Statesman
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year onsedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support require
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year on
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
sedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support required to remove the general secretary. The GMB union, which endorsed Smith and of which McNicol is a former political officer, is among the reputed majority on the NEC... Read more
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metro
Jenna Coleman pulls 'b***h face' after being asked about Prince Harryshe hid it well. One wrote: ‘My new fav b***h face: Jenna Coleman being asked
Jenna Coleman pulls 'b***h face' after being asked about Prince Harry
metro / Posted 3 days ago
she hid it well. One wrote: ‘My new fav b***h face: Jenna Coleman being asked about her relationship with Prince Harry on GMB.’ While another commented: ‘Kate Garraway certainly peed off Jenna Coleman with that comment! #GMB.’ The star was... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate Garraway annoys Jenna Coleman with Prince Harry questionexchange between Kate and Jenna. @ruthabram wrote: 'Kate Garraway certainly pe
Kate Garraway annoys Jenna Coleman with Prince Harry question
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
exchange between Kate and Jenna. @ruthabram wrote: 'Kate Garraway certainly peed off Jenna Coleman with that comment! #GMB.' While @_yeahsure added: 'my new fav b***h face: Jenna Coleman being asked about her relationship with Prince Harry on... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Leon Britton signs one-year contract extension to stay with Swansea until 2018File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first L
Leon Britton signs one-year contract extension to stay with Swansea until 2018
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first Labour leadership debate, as members of the GMB union have backed Mr Smith as Labour leader in a consultative ballot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow Island push Cumbria League leaders Distington hard in defeatFile photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first L
Barrow Island push Cumbria League leaders Distington hard in defeat
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first Labour leadership debate, as members of the GMB union have backed Mr Smith as Labour leader in a consultative ballot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Missing man found safe and well, say Cumbria policeFile photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first L
Missing man found safe and well, say Cumbria police
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first Labour leadership debate, as members of the GMB union have backed Mr Smith as Labour leader in a consultative ballot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Raiders boss Crarey happy as hard work reaps rewards in LondonFile photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first L
Raiders boss Crarey happy as hard work reaps rewards in London
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first Labour leadership debate, as members of the GMB union have backed Mr Smith as Labour leader in a consultative ballot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Ballot papers are being sent out to Labour members as voting begins to decide the next leader of the partyFile photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first L
Ballot papers are being sent out to Labour members as voting begins to decide the next leader of the party
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
File photo dated 04/08/16 of Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Owen Smith at the first Labour leadership debate, as members of the GMB union have backed Mr Smith as Labour leader in a consultative ballot. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday August... Read more
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Daily Record
Kezia Dugdale: Owen Smith can unite Labour party more than Jeremy CorbynMEMBERS of the GMB union were recently invited to take part in a survey about t
Kezia Dugdale: Owen Smith can unite Labour party more than Jeremy Corbyn
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
MEMBERS of the GMB union were recently invited to take part in a survey about the UK Labour leadership contest. They were asked the following question: “Who do you think is best placed to lead the Labour Party to a General Election victory and serve... Read more
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express
Laura Trott's anger at two-faced trolls who shamelessly stop for her photosin defeating the world, something they said Emma fully understands and supports
Laura Trott's anger at two-faced trolls who shamelessly stop for her photos
express / Posted 4 days ago
in defeating the world, something they said Emma fully understands and supports. Speaking from New Zealand, Emma told GMB: “Laura’s not worked any harder than anybody else has, everyone works hard to get to the level in which them 24 riders... Read more
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Daily Star
SNAPPED: ‘Loch Ness Monster’ spotted in the River ThamesNess Monster' spotted Worcester's own 'Loch Ness Monster' spotted Loch Ness M
SNAPPED: ‘Loch Ness Monster’ spotted in the River Thames
Daily Star / Posted 5 days ago
Ness Monster' spotted Worcester's own 'Loch Ness Monster' spotted Loch Ness Monster sighting Loch Ness Monster sighting GMB - The hunt for Nessie continues in Loch Ness But Nessie sightings in the Thames are nothing new. LOOK OUT: Alien army... Read more
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heraldscotland
Outcry after Rise candidate is invited to speak at Corbyn-backed alternative Labour conferenceand have embraced the more radical, more working class and better-resourced mes
Outcry after Rise candidate is invited to speak at Corbyn-backed alternative Labour conference
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
and have embraced the more radical, more working class and better-resourced message of Corbynism instead”. Meanwhile, the GMB union warned that Labour's official conference could have to be cancelled amid an ongoing row about union recognition by... Read more
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Daily Star
Is this Nessie? Tourist claims to have snapped Loch Ness Monsterin the Thames Ruth scares Rylan over Loch Ness Monster Ruth scares Rylan over
Is this Nessie? Tourist claims to have snapped Loch Ness Monster
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
in the Thames Ruth scares Rylan over Loch Ness Monster Ruth scares Rylan over Loch Ness Monster on Good Morning Britain GMB - The hunt for Nessie continues in Loch Ness GMB - The hunt for Nessie continues in Loch Ness “My eyes popped out of my... Read more
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heraldscotland
Independence campaigner to speak at Corbyn-backed alternative Labour conferenceand have embraced the more radical, more working class and better-resourced mes
Independence campaigner to speak at Corbyn-backed alternative Labour conference
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
and have embraced the more radical, more working class and better-resourced message of Corbynism instead”. Meanwhile, the GMB union warned that Labour's official conference could have to be cancelled amid an ongoing row about union recognition by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Row over security leaves Labour Party conference hanging in the balanceShowsec has refused to sign a union recognition deal and talks between thew two
Row over security leaves Labour Party conference hanging in the balance
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Showsec has refused to sign a union recognition deal and talks between thew two sides have now broken down. Roger Jenkins, GMB national officer for the security industry, said: “If Showsec continues to show such disregard for unions then it has... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Unions reveal why they're backing Owen Smith to be Labour leaderIn a joint letter to the Mirror, the general secretaries of the GMB, shopworker
Unions reveal why they're backing Owen Smith to be Labour leader
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
In a joint letter to the Mirror, the general secretaries of the GMB, shopworkers’ union USDAW, steelworkers’ union Community and the Musician’s Union say Mr Smith has set out a “radical and credible agenda” for Britain. They add: “We cannot ignore... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
New warnings in security row over Labour Party conferenceFears the Labour Party’s annual conference could be cancelled have resurfaced.
New warnings in security row over Labour Party conference
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
Fears the Labour Party’s annual conference could be cancelled have resurfaced. Trade union GMB today claimed the event - set to be hosted in Liverpool this year - could be “scuppered” if a new firm is not found to oversee its safety. The comments... Read more
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Daily Star
‘Bitter' sister takes second stab Olympics star Laura Trott ‘I stand by what I said’to stand by what I said” and added "It was a lot of fuss made out of nothing re
‘Bitter' sister takes second stab Olympics star Laura Trott ‘I stand by what I said’
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
to stand by what I said” and added "It was a lot of fuss made out of nothing really". BITTER?: Emma was slammed over her GMB interview about her sister Laura's historic winRio 2016 GB medal winners great Britain brazil daley ling goodfellow peaty... Read more
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The New Statesman
Theresa May is proving to be a selective interventionistworks on the premise that drivers are self-employed and that the firm simply co
Theresa May is proving to be a selective interventionist
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
works on the premise that drivers are self-employed and that the firm simply connects them to customers. In July, the GMB union brought two cases to an employment tribunal to test the firm’s claim that its workers were self-employed. Union... Read more
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The New Statesman
Momentum launches rival conference timed with Labour's - and some people are not happyworks on the premise that drivers are self-employed and that the firm simply co
Momentum launches rival conference timed with Labour's - and some people are not happy
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
works on the premise that drivers are self-employed and that the firm simply connects them to customers. In July, the GMB union brought two cases to an employment tribunal to test the firm’s claim that its workers were self-employed. Union... Read more
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The New Statesman
Want a quick fix to homelessness? Reform private rentingsedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support require
Want a quick fix to homelessness? Reform private renting
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
sedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support required to remove the general secretary. The GMB union, which endorsed Smith and of which McNicol is a former political officer, is among the reputed majority on the NEC... Read more
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express
The Queen is tipped to cap perfect year for golden Olympic couple Trott and Kennyvideos Pure EMOTION a tearful interview after Laura Trott wins gold GB's Jaso
The Queen is tipped to cap perfect year for golden Olympic couple Trott and Kenny
express / Posted 7 days ago
videos Pure EMOTION a tearful interview after Laura Trott wins gold GB's Jason Kenny wins gold in dramatic keirin GMB viewers convinced Laura Trott's sister 'clearly bitter' about... She said she was not able to watch Laura race because... Read more
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International Business Times
Gig economy comes under pressure to share the good times with its workersservice Uber began an employment tribunal case last month brought by 19 of the
Gig economy comes under pressure to share the good times with its workers
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
service Uber began an employment tribunal case last month brought by 19 of the firm's drivers, with backing from the GMB union, who are arguing for holiday and sick pay as well as a guaranteed minimum wage. Uber says its 30,000 drivers in... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Corbyn's revengesedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support require
In this week's magazine | Corbyn's revenge
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
sedition at worst. But Corbyn’s opponents say that he lacks the support required to remove the general secretary. The GMB union, which endorsed Smith and of which McNicol is a former political officer, is among the reputed majority on the NEC... Read more
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The Register
English Uber alles in London taxis? No way, TfL – taxi app titanmandatory English test for foreign drivers. The ride-share firm is also involv
English Uber alles in London taxis? No way, TfL – taxi app titan
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
mandatory English test for foreign drivers. The ride-share firm is also involved in another lawsuit with the trade union GMB, after the latter launched a legal challenge over the employment status of Uber drivers. Naturally, the company considers... Read more
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Daily Star
Laura Trott: From premature birth, asthma and a collapsed lung to GB’s greatestsuccessful female Olympian GB's Jason Kenny wins gold in dramatic keirin GB's
Laura Trott: From premature birth, asthma and a collapsed lung to GB’s greatest
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
successful female Olympian GB's Jason Kenny wins gold in dramatic keirin GB's Jason Kenny wins gold in dramatic keirin GMB viewers convinced Laura Trott's sister 'clearly bitter' about her Olympic win GMB viewers convinced Laura Trott's sister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maize Deliveries Top 147 000 TonnesFARMERS have delivered close to 147 000 tonnes of maize to Grain Marketing Boar
Maize Deliveries Top 147 000 Tonnes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
FARMERS have delivered close to 147 000 tonnes of maize to Grain Marketing Board depots countrywide. The GMB is offering $390 per tonne and has so far paid farmers $53 million. Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Deputy Minister... Read more
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express
The emotional moment Laura Trott breaks down in tears after winning fourth goldAfter the race, an ever-humble Trott broke down in tears speaking about her his
The emotional moment Laura Trott breaks down in tears after winning fourth gold
express / Posted 8 days ago
After the race, an ever-humble Trott broke down in tears speaking about her historic win. Related articles GMB viewers SLAM Laura Trott's sister over 'bitter' interview Will Laura Trott and Jason Kenny follow Rio gold rush with BABIES? “I didn’t... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa’s $500m scheme brainless: PDPthat farmers take into account.” He added: “With the rate of non-payment of de
Mnangagwa’s $500m scheme brainless: PDP
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
that farmers take into account.” He added: “With the rate of non-payment of delivered maize to Grain Marketing Board (GMB), farmers are not happy with the experience of delivering their maize to the corrupt parastatal.Advertisement “This is... Read more
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Calcutta News
Corbyn secures 84 percent nominations, plans to rebuild and transform country’s transport networkand transform Britain so that no one and nowhere is left behind.” Smith has se
Corbyn secures 84 percent nominations, plans to rebuild and transform country’s transport network
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
and transform Britain so that no one and nowhere is left behind.” Smith has secured the backing of unions Community, GMB, the Musicians’ Union and Usdaw. Corbyn plans to fix “transport nightmare” With public transport fares set to rise on... Read more
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The New Statesman
What do neoliberals actually believe in?£25ers are party members who fell foul of the cut-off date, but the rest are th
What do neoliberals actually believe in?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
£25ers are party members who fell foul of the cut-off date, but the rest are the great “known unknowns” of the contest. The GMB and Unison, following consultative ballots, have endorsed Owen Smith and Jeremy Corbyn, respectively. Pro-Corbyn... Read more
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The News and Star
Deal to safeguard Nestlé workers' pension schemeemploys 7,600 people in the UK, including 330 at a milk-processing plant at Dal
Deal to safeguard Nestlé workers' pension scheme
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
employs 7,600 people in the UK, including 330 at a milk-processing plant at Dalston near Carlisle. Members of the GMB and Unite unions voted overwhelmingly to accept a package that allows the scheme to continue, albeit with a higher level... Read more
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The News and Star
Deal to safeguard workers' pension schemeemploys 7,600 people in the UK, including 330 at a milk-processing plant at Dal
Deal to safeguard workers' pension scheme
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
employs 7,600 people in the UK, including 330 at a milk-processing plant at Dalston near Carlisle. Members of the GMB and Unite unions voted overwhelmingly to accept a package that allows the scheme to continue, albeit with a higher level... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Seven critically ill patients wait more than hour for ambulance EVERY DAYeight of England’s ten NHS ­ambulance trusts. In 2013 the number of red calls
Seven critically ill patients wait more than hour for ambulance EVERY DAY
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
eight of England’s ten NHS ­ambulance trusts. In 2013 the number of red calls with one hour-plus responses was 1,797. The GMB union’s officer for the NHS, Sharon Holder, said: “When you dial 999 you hope an ambulance will turn up but this isn’t... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Scotland must end absurdly outdated land ownership system'years, is also highlighted. His clothing company Bestseller holds a 27 per cent
'Scotland must end absurdly outdated land ownership system'
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
years, is also highlighted. His clothing company Bestseller holds a 27 per cent stake British fashion label Asos, which the GMB union has criticised for underpaying workers and treating them unfairly. It has been reported that staff were so... Read more
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The Hindu
Top IAS officers transferred in reshuffle in GujaratACS. Mukesh Puri, Principal Secretary Water Supply has been made Chief Executi
Top IAS officers transferred in reshuffle in Gujarat
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
ACS. Mukesh Puri, Principal Secretary Water Supply has been made Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) and Ex-Officio Principal Secretary, Department of Ports in the new administration. Significantly, Mr. Puri, a 1988-batch... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Lidl to challenge court decision on union representationWales Supermarket chain Lidl is to appeal against a court decision allowing it
Lidl to challenge court decision on union representation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Wales Supermarket chain Lidl is to appeal against a court decision allowing its workers to be represented by a union. The GMB, which took the case to the Central Arbitration Committee on behalf of warehouse workers in Bridgend, South Wales, called... Read more
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Louth Leader
Business owner in U-turn over traveller site in Manbyand East Lindsey District Councillor, Terry Knowles.. The meeting was set up t
Business owner in U-turn over traveller site in Manby
Louth Leader / Posted 13 days ago
and East Lindsey District Councillor, Terry Knowles.. The meeting was set up to address the fact that David Grantham of GMB - the comp any which owns the airfield - had offered Easy Lindsey District Council an area of land to site the... Read more
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Northern Echo
Labour leader hopeful Owen Smith says he would invest £50bn in North-Eastsupport the Labour party." Dr Blackman-Woods added: “For me it’s all about get
Labour leader hopeful Owen Smith says he would invest £50bn in North-East
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
support the Labour party." Dr Blackman-Woods added: “For me it’s all about getting back into government.” On Wednesday GMB, the UK’s third largest trade union, came out in support of Mr Smith, who has also been backed by shopworkers union Usdaw... Read more
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Daily Record
Beached oil rig is a testament to failure of our politics, says Torcuil Crichtonwho predicted a second oil boom, were reluctant to invest in preparing for the
Beached oil rig is a testament to failure of our politics, says Torcuil Crichton
Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
who predicted a second oil boom, were reluctant to invest in preparing for the work. Gary Smith, Scottish secretary of the GMB union, has slated the lack of vision and “failure of leadership” by both UK and Scottish ministers as the North Sea winds... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Union leader tells Barrow shipyard workers: "We will fight against Jeremy Corbyn to protect your jobs"trade unions has vowed to fight for the livelihoods of Barrow shipyard workers
Union leader tells Barrow shipyard workers: "We will fight against Jeremy Corbyn to protect your jobs"
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
trade unions has vowed to fight for the livelihoods of Barrow shipyard workers as the Labour Party "tears itself apart". GMB general secretary Tim Roache spoke to the Evening Mail following the union's ballot in favour of supporting Owen Smith to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scores sign petition to ban grouse shooting. Is it time for sun to set on the 12th?do not need the option of a trade union to stick up for them and fight for thei
Scores sign petition to ban grouse shooting. Is it time for sun to set on the 12th?
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
do not need the option of a trade union to stick up for them and fight for their interests is baloney.” Justin Bowden, GMB national officer, celebrates a legal victory allowing it to represent workers at supermarket chain Lidl. Rui Vieira/PA... Read more
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Northern Echo
Labour leader hopeful Owen Smith says he would invest £50m in North-Eastsupport the Labour party." Dr Blackman-Woods added: “For me it’s all about get
Labour leader hopeful Owen Smith says he would invest £50m in North-East
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
support the Labour party." Dr Blackman-Woods added: “For me it’s all about getting back into government.” On Wednesday GMB, the UK’s third largest trade union, came out in support of Mr Smith, who has also been backed by shopworkers union Usdaw... Read more
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British Vogue
ASOS Refutes Working Conditions ConcernSports Direct, which was recently investigated for poor working conditions. Sm
ASOS Refutes Working Conditions Concern
British Vogue / Posted 13 days ago
Sports Direct, which was recently investigated for poor working conditions. Smith's allegations echo those made by the GMB union - one of the biggest trade unions affiliated to the party, whose members yesterday voted to back him in the... Read more
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