Protect Local Democracy

The government has proposed changes to the way local authorities in England and Wales invest their members’ pension funds. Under the plans, central government would have the power to veto investment decisions made by democratically elected local authorities.

This is an attack on local democracy.

Take action now: Tell your MP to speak up to protect local democracy.

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USA seeks new UK trade talks: ‘It’ll be TTIP all over again’

1 July 2016 - 11:45am

The British public must be on their guard once any UK-US trade negotiations start. We know only too well from what we have seen in TTIP that this will mean a huge threat to our democracy, human rights and the fight against climate change.

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Garment Workers Fight Back! China activists' tour UK - July 2016

30 June 2016 - 10:15am

Join us on this UK wide exciting speaker tour with an all women line up from China

Meet activists from our partner groups who have been winning battles on the ground and supporting workers' resistance to exploitation

TOUR DATES

Tuesday 26 July – LONDON - 6:30pm -  Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG

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