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17 July 2019
Unite the Union members employed by Newham Council in its housing repairs service have agreed dates for the start of strike action. This follows a 100% yes vote in the ballot.
19 June 2019
Bin workers in Newham, east London could have lost over £20,000 each over the last decade
19 June 2019
A Trump backer plans to build a sphere - as tall as Big Ben and as wide as the Millennium Dome - in Newham, east London, writes Ian Pattison, East London Socialist Party.
5 June 2019
For decades, repairs on the homes on the Lawrence Street estate in Canning Town, east London, have been neglected. These homes have also been under threat of demolition. 30 residents met on 30 May to discuss their problems.
15 May 2019
Newham's Labour council had unilaterally withdrawn call-out payments from gas safety managers. But the east London borough backed down on the eve of strike action.
8 May 2019
The council's proposed rota could leave up to 42 weeks a year without a manager having gas knowledge to deal with emergencies
17 April 2019
Refuse workers employed by Newham Council in east London could have lost more than £20,000 each in the last decade in a dispute over grading.
13 February 2019
We call on Rokhsana Fiaz to set a real "people's budget" - one which uses reserves and borrowing to end austerity
14 November 2018
Will Moniba support the use of reserves and prudential borrowing powers to legally stave off cuts?
17 October 2018
Workers for Newham's Labour-led council who are responsible for processing payments to suppliers are hacked off at bosses for grading their important jobs in a way that gets them less pay.
23 May 2018
School workers in Newham, east London, stopped Avenue Primary School becoming a privately run 'academy' earlier this month
16 May 2018
On 16 May 1968, 50 years ago, Ronan Point, a high-rise tower block in Newham, east London, collapsed killing four people and injuring 17
8 May 2018
NEU members at Avenue school have succeeding in stopping the school becoming an academy.
24 April 2018
Privatisation at Avenue school could be on the verge of defeat
18 April 2018
Striking staff and the parents that support them are demanding a ballot, which the governing board seems to be scared of granting - as it's clear the majority of parents oppose academisation
11 April 2018
The National Education Union (NEU) conference (NUT section - the last ever before fully merged conference next year) took place in Brighton against the backdrop of a perfect storm building in our schools
28 March 2018
Teaching staff at three schools in Newham, east London, have been taking strike action
21 March 2018
Newham teachers and parents rallied again as Avenue Primary School took its tenth day of strike action on 15 January
21 March 2018
Hated Blairite mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales has lost the Labour candidacy. The new candidate, Rokhsana Fiaz, must use council reserves and borrowing powers to end the cuts now
14 March 2018
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Hinkley sit-in victory and Newham academies battle
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