All articles by: Chris McLaughlin

Cabbies take on Uber over rights

Published: August 7, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

A ground-breaking legal challenge has been mounted to the controversial Uber taxi firm’s conditions of employment for drivers has been mounted over safety, pay and holidays.

Thousands take to the streets

Published: July 2, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

In their tens of thousands, teachers, lawyers, nurses, trade unionists, parents and the increasingly dispossessed marched through London and Glasgow under the banner “End Austerity Now”. Similar protests have been …

Harman unveils her frontbench team

Published: May 15, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Labour’s interim leader Harriet Harman has moved to close gaps in the party’s frontbench while announcing that she will not be standing again for the deputy position.

Fight to keep Co-op link

Published: May 2, 2015
Written by Chris McLaughlin

The Labour Party has joined a campaign to retain the political link between the Co-op Party and its financial backer the retailing Co-op Group.

Members back Co-op shake-up

Published: September 5, 2014
Written by Chris McLaughlin

A battle for management control of the troubled Co-op Group has begun in the wake of the successful backing by members for a radical shake-up of the mutual’s structure.