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20 August 2014
Rail fares for season tickets and other regulated fares are set to go up by 3.6 per cent on average from January 2015, the TUC and rail unions warn today (Tuesday) as the Action for Rail campaign protests against fare rises and calls for public ownership of our railways at...
19 August 2014
Commenting on the inflation figures for July, published today (Tuesday), in which RPI inflation – the measure used to set season ticket rises and most pay settlements – rose by 2.5 per cent, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
19 August 2014
Rail fares for season tickets and other regulated fares are set to go up by 3.6% on average from January 2015, the TUC and rail unions warn today (Tuesday). Analysis of season ticket prices for popular commuter routes across the Midlands show that some fares are set for eye-watering increases...
19 August 2014
Tomorrow, rails unions will be taking action across the UK to highlight the rising fares and making the case to the general public of the need for public ownership of our railways. Across the region, activity will take place at a number of stations with campaigners giving postcards to commuters...
18 August 2014
Rail fares are rising again, faster than average earnings. Taxpayer subsidies are being diverted towards company profits and shareholders. Services are overcrowded and under-staffed. We need a new route map for our railways. On 19 August campaigners will be protesting the fare rise at stations across the UK and calling...
14 August 2014
This Saturday, 16th August, marks the start of the ‘People’s March for the NHS’ - a 300 mile march from Jarrow to Parliament Square in London. The march will be launched with a rally at Jarrow Town Hall car park at 10am.
12 August 2014
This is a call for a subcontractor to contribute to the delivery of the TUC Apprenticeship project. The full tender document is available to download at the bottom of this page and the deadline for proposals is 9 September 2014. The project will contribute to the implementation of the European...
06 August 2014
The TUC and CBI have today (Friday) marked the first anniversary of the government’s Traineeships programme by signing a joint statement of support for those wanting to take part in the scheme.
01 August 2014
Children England, along with many of their member organisations, and the TUC have published a new joint agreement today (Saturday) on the future of children’s services commissioning. The agreement – Declaration of Interdependence in Children’s Services – has been reached following concerns that the government’s narrow market-led approach to provision...
26 July 2014

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