Archive of 12 September 2006

The NEC have defended Union-Labour funding links

NEC chief defends Labour funding

The head of Labour's national executive committee (NEC) has warned the Conservatives must not succeed in cutting his party's financial links to the trade unions.

  • Health secretary Patricia Hewitt denies 'privatisation' claims

    Hewitt defends NHS sell-off

    Patricia Hewitt has defended the sell-off of the NHS delivery firm, insisting staff and services will benefit from the move.

  • Public health chiefs say smoking and obesity schemes are not getting enough cash

    Public health funds 'being raided'

    Funds meant for tackling long-term health problems are being spent on filling gaps elsewhere in the NHS, public health experts have warned.

  • Nigel Farage: the new leader of UKIP

    Farage elected as UKIP leader

    Nigel Farage has been elected as the new leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) after gaining nearly twice as many votes as his nearest rival.

  • TUC delegates in Brighton vote to back trade union freedom bill

    TUC backs trade union freedom bill

    The trade unions have today given their support to a new bill that would restore to them all the rights to strike and organise that Margaret Thatcher took away.

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