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Labour/Plaid agreement: Jam tomorrow – maybe

By Dave Reid Welsh Labour and Plaid have reached an agreement that will give the Welsh Labour government led by Mark Drakeford a working majority. Labour won 30 out of the 60 Senedd seats in the election earlier this year, not enough for a controlling majority, and so has had to reach an agreement with Plaid which has 13 seats. ...

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Big support in Barry for fair pay for NHS workers

By John Williams The Socialist Party has restarted campaign stalls in Barry in South Wales as the lockdown has lifted. We’ve been calling for support for a 15% pay increase for NHS workers. The response has been really good – we’ve spoken to several health and care workers who are outraged over the proposed 1% pay ‘rise’, and agree with ...

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Fund NHS and pay rise now

By Beth Webster, UHW nurse, Cardiff West Socialist Party Boris Johnson has finally admitted that we are heading into a second Covid wave. NHS workers deserve a pay rise and need more resources to cope. At least 13 million people are now back under local lockdown, with an R rate as high as 1.4 in some areas. NHS and social ...

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For an immediate 10% pay rise for health workers plus hazard pay

Nationalise production to guarantee supplies of PPE By Beth Webster, ICU nurse at University Hospital Wales, Cardiff Health workers don’t want medals, and care workers don’t want badges. We want the equipment we need to be safe while we do our jobs, and we want a decent pay rise that means worrying about paying the bills isn’t distracting us from ...

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