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“Baker’s dozen” general election manifesto to be launched in parliament

The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) are set to launch their Bakers‘ Dozen manifesto that they and their members want to see introduced by the next UK Government. Aimed especially at the Labour Party, the Bakers‘ Dozen report and manifesto lays out 13 policy demands that would transform the lives of their members and working class people across… Read more »

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Wales Humanists launches report on 100 years of disestablishment
End collective worship in schools say 70% of headteachers

A new poll of headteachers has once again shown that there is widespread opposition to the current law mandating schools to hold a daily act of collective Christian worship. Almost 2,000 school leaders were surveyed, with 70% of them opposed to the legal requirement. Humanists UK has long campaigned for the replacement of compulsory Christian worship in… Read more »

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Early August sees Labour’s poll lead reduce significantly

Despite claims of a vacuum at the heart of British politics, with the election of a new Conservative leader still some four weeks away, the start of August has seen a surprise move in the opinion polls. Where the Labour party went through July 2022 with an average lead in the polls of some 10.2%,… Read more »

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Shadow transport minister defies Starmer on rail strike picketing
Sam Tarry ‘surprised’ by sacking

A former shadow transport minister has said he was “surprised” after Keir Starmer fired him from the Labour frontbench earlier this week. It came after Tarry joined striking rail workers on the picket lines on Tuesday morning despite Starmer warned his frontbench team against doing so. The erstwhile shadow minister for buses and local transport… Read more »