Category Archives: Politics

COVID-19 Exposes Urgent Need to Protect the Self-Employed

The world has been plunged into sudden uncertainty as a result of coronavirus, and the likelihood of a recession looms as markets reel, production drops and stock markets turn from bull to bear. The health crisis aside, there are serious financial issues that coronavirus has

Budget must “prioritise the environment”, coalition warns

The new Chancellor must grasp this “vital opportunity” to prioritise the environment in his first Budget by committing to help councils reduce carbon emissions at scale, a new coalition of local government and green groups has urged. In a joint letter to the Chancellor of

GMB London calls for law change to allow Heathrow expansion

GMB London, the union for staff at London’s airports, called on Parliament and Government to change the laws to focus on cutting carbon emissions from air transport rather than restricting the ability of a growing London population to travel.  This follows the court ruling that