Unemployment Rises to 2.6 Million

Responding to news that unemployment has risen by 128,000 to 2.638 million in the three months to October, RMT General Secretary Bob Crow said:

“These latest shocking figures show that all the Governments promises on jobs and apprenticeships are as hollow as a chocolate Father Christmas.

This ConDem government have sat back and done nothing while the gap between haves and have-nots in Britain has widened to record levels on their watch.

Nowhere is the Governments inaction and impotency more graphically illustrated than at Bombardier in Derby where their kow-towing to the EU and Siemens has left thousands of manufacturing jobs and apprenticeships on the block. They are a total disgrace. “

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Friday, 22nd June
RMT Northern Rail protest goes ahead Monday as Grayling chickens out
Thursday, 21st June
As Northern Rail staff take further action today in defence of safety RMT calls on company to stop blocking talks.
Thursday, 21st June
As Northern Rail staff take further action today in defence of safety RMT calls on company to stop blocking talks.
Wednesday, 20th June
Yesterday evening , in what appears to be a power tool battery explosion, a major incident unfolded at Southgate station on the London Underground network.
Wednesday, 20th June
Rail Union RMT on Andy Burnham/Steve Rotheram statement on Northern Rail dispute