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July 2019

£62 million annual cost for housing benefits in Wandsworth

£62 million annual cost to public purse of housing benefits for 5,000 households in Wandsworth in private sector accommodation shows that building new social homes for rent at genuinely affordable rents well below market rates is most cost effective option for lower paid households…

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June 2019

BWTUC’s Workers Beer Co at Glastonbury

This is our 34th trading season since the company was set up as a fundraising vehicle for BWTUC and wider labour movement campaigns and organizations…

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June 2019

BWTUC welcome Clarion Housing decision to cancel demolition proposal of Sutton Estate in Chelsea after campaign by residents and unions. We salute the residents of the Sutton Estate

BWTUC welcome Clarion Housing decision to cancel demolition proposal of Sutton Estate in Chelsea after campaign by residents and unions. We salute…

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June 2019

BWTUC welcome Clarion decision to cancel demolition proposal for Sutton Estate

BWTUC welcome Clarion Housing decision to cancel demolition proposal of Sutton Estate in Chelsea after campaign by residents and unions

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January 2019

Wandsworth Council distorts information on air pollution in the borough

The current edition (Issue 187, March, 2019) of the LB Wandsworth magazine ‘Brightside,’ contains a misleadingheadline ‘Pollution plummets’ and…

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October 2017

BWTUC call on Mayor and TFL to pull plug on the Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge

BWTUC demand that TFL and Mayor follow on scrapping Garden Bridge by abandoning plan for Nine Elms Bridge, that nobody except the property developers…

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March 2017

Out of touch Tories defeat in Battersea linked to support for £100m Nine Elms Bridge nobody except the property developers wanted

With the demands on public money so great the Tories in Wandsworth must rediscover the language of priorities and abandon this vanity project…

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February 2017

GMB Members at Wandsworth Council contractor, continental landscapes, to strike on 28 February & 1 March over pay

The directors of Continental Landscapes are simply promoting modern day slavery within Wandsworth says GMB Southern.

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December 2016

BWTUC join GMB call for residents to stop managers announcing closure of St Helier hospital in Carshalton

GMB Southern, the union for staff at St Helier’s hospital in Carshalton, Sutton has learned from sources within the board of the NHS Trust that…

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July 2016

Glastonbury 2016 marks 30th anniversary for trade union owned Workers Beer Company festival bars

Over the last 30 years the Workers Beer Company has been our vital fundraising arm helping to achieve our aims says BWTUC.

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