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Natalie Bennett protesting outside Kings Cross about train fares rising

VIDEO: Why do train fares always go up?

After the annual outcry about increases in train fares has died down, we take a look at the reasons why train fares always go up.

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  • NUT: Ed Miliband at TUC Congress

    Commenting on remarks made by Ed Miliband on public sector pension reform during his Question & Answer session at TUC Congress, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said this:

  • TUC poll shows exploitation of teachers

    Chris Keates: 'The news that teachers do the most unpaid overtime of any sector and have the highest proportion of its workforce undertaking regular unpaid overtime comes as no surprise to the NASUWT'.

  • UKCES, CBI and TUC call for urgent action on skills

    A report looking into the UK skills system puts forward 5 recommendations for action, with employers leading the way.

  • NUT: TUC Survey: Work Your Proper Hours Day

    Commenting on a TUC survey of unpaid overtime, marking the ninth annual Work Your Proper Hours Day this Friday, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said: “It comes as no surprise that teachers work more hours in unpaid overtime than almost any other workers. Teachers’ commitment to their job is unquestionable, yet Government continues its onslaught of attacks on a profession which is manifestly overworked."

  • Ed Miliband takes on the unions, one hand gesture at a time

    Ed Miliband's TUC speech in full

    Ed Miliband is delivering his speech to the TUC's conference in Bournemouth - at a critical time for the relationship between the Labour party and the unions. Here's the script in full.

  • The TUC congress: For the first time, a woman is delivering the general secretary's address

    Frances O'Grady's first TUC Congress speech in full

    New TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady gives her first speech in charge - as Ed Miliband's union funding plans dominate proceedings in Bournemouth. Read it in full here.

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