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Scotsman
UK government makes first ever loss on North Sea oilplans to slash its UK workforce by a fifth, shedding 475 jobs in Aberdeen and t
UK government makes first ever loss on North Sea oil
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
plans to slash its UK workforce by a fifth, shedding 475 jobs in Aberdeen and the north-east. The announcement led the Unite union to warn that at the current rate there would be no viable North Sea oil industry within a decade. But there was... Read more
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Daily Record
Torcuil Crichton: Yorkshire's shale war could save SNP tough fracking decisiongas across central Scotland, the old coal fields being capable of producing a r
Torcuil Crichton: Yorkshire's shale war could save SNP tough fracking decision
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
gas across central Scotland, the old coal fields being capable of producing a rich harvest. Having broken the back of the Unite union operation and hauled Ministers over a barrel to keep the Grangemouth plant open in 2013, Ineos boss Jim Ratcliffe... Read more
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chroniclelive
Mike Ashley must answer MPs questions on June 7 - or face the consequencesthen the session is likely to prove challenging. The Committee hearing on June
Mike Ashley must answer MPs questions on June 7 - or face the consequences
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
then the session is likely to prove challenging. The Committee hearing on June 7 will also hear from representatives of the Unite union, who may be critical of working practices at Sports Direct. Mr Wright has also published correspondence between... Read more
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heraldscotland
MPs reject Mike Ashley's call to visit Sports Direct's head officeexpects Mr Ashley to attend without conditions being imposed.” The Committee i
MPs reject Mike Ashley's call to visit Sports Direct's head office
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
expects Mr Ashley to attend without conditions being imposed.” The Committee is set to hear from representatives of the Unite union - Luke Primarolo, Regional Officer, and Steve Turner, Assistant General Secretary - as part of its inquiry into... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish holidaymakers summer chaos as Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike actionpopular British airline voted by 3-1 in favour of the industrial action in a ro
Scottish holidaymakers summer chaos as Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike action
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
popular British airline voted by 3-1 in favour of the industrial action in a row over health and safety. Members of the Unite union backed action by 74 per cent in a turnout of just over half. The union is in dispute over changes to rest... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike action sparking fears of summer chaosvoted in favour of a strike. Workers voted by 3-1 in favour of striking in a r
Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike action sparking fears of summer chaos
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
voted in favour of a strike. Workers voted by 3-1 in favour of striking in a row over health and safety. Members of the Unite union backed walkouts by 74% in a turnout of just over half. The cabin crew members were voting in a ballot in a... Read more
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BBC News
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strikeCook cabin crew vote to strike Thomas Cook cabin crew voted in favour of a str
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strike
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Cook cabin crew vote to strike Thomas Cook cabin crew voted in favour of a strike in a row over health and safety, the Unite union has said. About half of union members voted, with 74% of those backing industrial action in the dispute over... Read more
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thebee
Thomas Cook Cabin Crew Back Strike Actionover rest breaks - placing the threat of disruption over summer holidays. The
Thomas Cook Cabin Crew Back Strike Action
thebee / Posted 3 days ago
over rest breaks - placing the threat of disruption over summer holidays. The result of the ballot was made public by the Unite union just days after the wider parent company lost almost a fifth of its market value when it admitted summer holiday... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote for strikes in rest breaks row Members of the Unite union at Thomas Cook Airlines are in dispute over change
Thomas Cook cabin crew vote for strikes in rest breaks row
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Members of the Unite union at Thomas Cook Airlines are in dispute over changes to rest breaks Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by 3-1 in favour of a strike in a row over health and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike action sparking fears of summer chaosvoted in favour of a strike. Workers voted by 3-1 in favour of striking in a r
Thomas Cook cabin crew back strike action sparking fears of summer chaos
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
voted in favour of a strike. Workers voted by 3-1 in favour of striking in a row over health and safety. Members of the Unite union backed walkouts by 74% in a turnout of just over half. The union is in dispute over changes to rest breaks. A... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Telford bus drivers threaten strike action over pay « Shropshire StarMembers of the Unite union have held talks with bosses from the Arriva bus firm
Telford bus drivers threaten strike action over pay « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the Unite union have held talks with bosses from the Arriva bus firm. Some Arriva workers in the Telford area are said to be upset with the level of their pay, and with terms and conditions with the firm. Rob Cheveaux, area managing... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Bus passengers face disruption as hundreds of drivers go on strike - live updatesPlease expect services to be busier than normal. The 7.50am journey from Leigh
Bus passengers face disruption as hundreds of drivers go on strike - live updates
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
Please expect services to be busier than normal. The 7.50am journey from Leigh to Manchester will not run today due to Unite union industrial action. The 7.42am journey from Lumber Lane to Manchester will not run today due to Unite union... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
United sack Van Gaal, schools evacuated, scam warningacross Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford and Trafford. ⚠ INDUSTRIAL ACTION
United sack Van Gaal, schools evacuated, scam warning
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
across Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford and Trafford. ⚠ INDUSTRIAL ACTION ⚠ Bus services to be affected by proposed Unite union strike action > https://t.co/XCFqDyg75F https://t.co/SuhipzBDXx Here’s the latest from Old Trafford, as we... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham councillor turns down top cabinet role and prompts mini-reshufflefound herself unable to accept the £25,000 a year role due to outside work comm
Birmingham councillor turns down top cabinet role and prompts mini-reshuffle
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
found herself unable to accept the £25,000 a year role due to outside work commitments. Cllr Jenkins, who works for the Unite union, said: “I have been unable to make the necessary arrangements to enable me to fully commit to the time... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tory Eurosceptics join forces with Labour to protect the NHS from TTIPthat has to change.” Labour MP Paula Sherriff has tabled the amendment Leadin
Tory Eurosceptics join forces with Labour to protect the NHS from TTIP
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
that has to change.” Labour MP Paula Sherriff has tabled the amendment Leading barrister Mr Bowsher QC, working for the Unite union, said the current safeguards in the draft treaty do not go far enough to protect the health service . His legal... Read more
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walesonline
What we know so far about Plaid and Labour's Assembly pactPort Talbot. Well apart from Labour and Plaid, the unions have sounded a welco
What we know so far about Plaid and Labour's Assembly pact
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
Port Talbot. Well apart from Labour and Plaid, the unions have sounded a welcome that the impasse has been resolved. The Unite union issued a statement which said last week's events in Cardiff Bay had diverted attention away from important... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Welcome news for Moy Park as owner plans HQ in IrelandMoy Park was sold for $1.5bn (£945m) to JBS in 2015. Moy Park employs more tha
Welcome news for Moy Park as owner plans HQ in Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Moy Park was sold for $1.5bn (£945m) to JBS in 2015. Moy Park employs more than 9,000 staff in Northern Ireland. Now, the Unite union, which represents workers at Moy Park, said the move must mean "additional jobs and investment to... Read more
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Times of Malta
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cutsofficer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cuts
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
officer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from employees leaving on their own accord. The Unite union said many of the jobs will now be offshored to lower-income countries such as India, China and Poland. “HSBC’s... Read more
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Daily Mirror
HSBC to move hundreds of jobs OUT of the UK to other sites around the worldprofessionals.” The jobs will be mainly lost from Sheffield, Tankersley and Lo
HSBC to move hundreds of jobs OUT of the UK to other sites around the world
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
professionals.” The jobs will be mainly lost from Sheffield, Tankersley and London Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: “HSBC’s decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. “For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Streatham Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Oxford Mail
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Business Standard India
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cutsOfficer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cuts
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
Officer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from employees leaving on their own accord.The Unite union said many of the jobs will now be offshored to lower income countries such as India, China and Poland. "HSBC's... Read more
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Bury Times
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Gazette
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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guardian-series
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Harrow Times
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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This is West Country
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
This is West Country / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Gazette News
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Bolton News
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sitesin HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals
HSBC to relocate 840 IT jobs from UK to global sites
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
in HSBC's global IT infrastructure, employing several thousand IT professionals." Dominic Hook, national officer of the Unite union, said: "HSBC's decision to axe so many IT jobs is as ruthless as it is reckless. "For almost a year, staff have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cutsOfficer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from
HSBC axes 840 IT jobs in Britain in first big wave of planned cuts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
Officer Stuart Gulliver said most of the job losses in Britain would come from employees leaving on their own accord.The Unite union said many of the jobs will now be offshored to lower income countries such as India, China and Poland. "HSBC's... Read more
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The Economic Times
Voted as worst British bank, RBS plans to cut down on 200 jobs and close 20 more branchesis nothing short of a year-long cull of local branches across the country," sai
Voted as worst British bank, RBS plans to cut down on 200 jobs and close 20 more branches
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
is nothing short of a year-long cull of local branches across the country," said Rob MacGregor, national officer at the Unite union. "RBS seem to be sending a message that properly staffed branch services are only for the privileged." The bank,... Read more
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walesonline
This strike may affect you if you're planning a holidaynew rules, cabin crew break times have been halved to 20 minutes during an 11 h
This strike may affect you if you're planning a holiday
walesonline / Posted 17 days ago
new rules, cabin crew break times have been halved to 20 minutes during an 11 hour 59 minute duty period. According to the Unite union, flight crews being “pushed to the limit” are “alarmed” the changes could affect passenger safety if they cannot... Read more
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BBC News
Unions hail blacklisting breakthroughsystem, for any adverse employment consequences and for the distress and anxiet
Unions hail blacklisting breakthrough
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
system, for any adverse employment consequences and for the distress and anxiety caused to workers and their families. The Unite union said that the admissions meant hundreds of workers were now on the verge of securing damages. Unit assistant... Read more
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BBC News
Construction firms strike blacklisting settlementnow wish to draw a line under this matter." There is outstanding litigation be
Construction firms strike blacklisting settlement
BBC News / Posted 20 days ago
now wish to draw a line under this matter." There is outstanding litigation between the construction companies and the Unite union, with a trial due to start on 9 May. Michael Gove clashes with George Osborne after saying the UK won't be... Read more
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Scotsman
Oil firm Wood Group to cut 300 onshore jobsweek, the company announced it had won a £342.5 million contract to provide ser
Oil firm Wood Group to cut 300 onshore jobs
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
week, the company announced it had won a £342.5 million contract to provide services to BP in Azerbaijan. Last month the Unite union warned that offshore workers employed by Wood Group on Shell’s North Sea platforms could take industrial action... Read more
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Bolton News
Chief Rabbi warns Labour against 'sticking plaster' anti-Semitism probecabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Part
Chief Rabbi warns Labour against 'sticking plaster' anti-Semitism probe
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
cabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism" and Unite union leader Len McCluskey said Mr Corbyn was the victim of ''a cynical attempt to manipulate anti-Semitism for... Read more
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heraldscotland
Labour comes under fresh pressure in anti-Semitism rowhis shadow cabinet colleague, said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Part
Labour comes under fresh pressure in anti-Semitism row
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
his shadow cabinet colleague, said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism" and Unite union leader Len McCluskey said Mr Corbyn was the victim of ''a cynical attempt to manipulate anti-Semitism for... Read more
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express
Chief Rabbi warns Corbyn not to dismiss Labour’s ‘severe’ anti-Semitism row as a 'smear'development secretary Ms Abbott claimed it was “a smear to say that the Labour
Chief Rabbi warns Corbyn not to dismiss Labour’s ‘severe’ anti-Semitism row as a 'smear'
express / Posted 24 days ago
development secretary Ms Abbott claimed it was “a smear to say that the Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism". Unite union leader Len McCluskey also said Mr Corbyn was the victim of "a cynical attempt to manipulate anti-Semitism for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Labour plunged into fresh race row as London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan uses 'Uncle Toms' slur against moderate Muslimscabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was "a smear to say that the Labour Party
Labour plunged into fresh race row as London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan uses 'Uncle Toms' slur against moderate Muslims
Daily Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
cabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was "a smear to say that the Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism" and Unite union leader Len McCluskey said Mr Corbyn was the victim of "a cynical attempt to manipulate anti-Semitism for... Read more
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Gazette
Chief Rabbi warns Labour against 'sticking plaster' anti-Semitism probecabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Part
Chief Rabbi warns Labour against 'sticking plaster' anti-Semitism probe
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
cabinet minister Diane Abbott said it was ''a smear to say that the Labour Party has a problem with anti-Semitism" and Unite union leader Len McCluskey said Mr Corbyn was the victim of ''a cynical attempt to manipulate anti-Semitism for... Read more
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International Business Times
Britain's Chief Rabbi says Jeremy Corbyn must deal with Labour's 'severe' anti-Semitism problem also had harsh words for Corbyn's allies, both Diane Abbott who described anti-
Britain's Chief Rabbi says Jeremy Corbyn must deal with Labour's 'severe' anti-Semitism problem
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
also had harsh words for Corbyn's allies, both Diane Abbott who described anti-Semitism allegations as a "smear" as well as Unite union chief Len McCluskey who said the issue was being exploited by Corbyn's enemies. "The worst of mistakes, in... Read more
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