Category Archives: National news

An attack on our freedom!

The Trade Union Bill attacks the Trade Unions right to represent members, take industrial action and be an effective voice in the workplace. In short, it heralds the end of worker led representation and collective bargaining in the workplace. Handing all the … Continue reading

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Cambridge Bedroom Tax Protest

On Saturday 16 March, 1pm outside Guildhall, Market Square, there will be a demonstration in opposition to the Government’s planned ‘bedroom tax’, due to come into effect on April 1st. This selectively-applied benefit cut will in particular affect disabled people, … Continue reading

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October 20th Demonstration in London

Austerity isn’t working Our country faces long-term economic problems. But our political leaders have failed to face up to them. For the next five years or more, unless policies change the economy will not grow, incomes will not rise, and … Continue reading

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Sign up for ‘March for the alternative’ in London

The TUC have called a demonstration on March 26, backing the alternative to the ConDem cuts. Individual unions and organisations are booking bulk transport to London. Cambridge and District Trades Council is working with Cambridgeshire Against the Cuts, to help … Continue reading

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