Hotting up for COP26

Allan Todd writes: COP26 – the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties – which was due to have met in Glasgow this November, will now take place in Glasgow (Covid-19 permitting) from 1-12 November 2021. Read more »

Suspend the sanctions on Venezuela

A new European initiative is demanding the suspension of sanctions against Venezuela during the pandemic so that Venezuelan resources, illegally retained in various European financial institutions, can be liberated so that Venezuela continues saving lives and fighting against Covid-19. Read more »

Grenfell 3rd Anniversary

Sunday 14 June marked the 3rd anniversary of the Grenfell fire in which 72 people, predominantly from BAME backgrounds, died. Three years on there has been no finding from the Public Inquiry, no one has been held to account, some survivors have not yet received their compensation, and 23,000 households in this country still live […] Read more »


Stop the Illegal Annexation

Left Unity opposes Israeli government plans to illegally annex Palestinian land in the West Bank. Read more »

NHS defended at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital Rhondda Cynon Taf – LU Wales in practice!

The save Royal Glamorgan A&E (SRGAE) campaign, which was initiated by the People’s Assembly RCT/Bridgend group, has had a tremendous victory as the local Cwm Taf Health Board has withdrawn its proposals to downgrade the current 24/7 consultant led service to one of minor injuries or just day time cover, guaranteeing the current provision ‘a […] Read more »

OUR NHS DESERVES BETTER: 72nd anniversary events – 4th/5th July

Keep our NHS Public and other campaigns are marking the 72nd NHS anniversary by sharing their ‘2020 vision’ for better health care. Left Unity is supporting these events. Read more »

Hear Zehra Khan of the Federation of Home-Based Women Workers of Pakistan

We were honoured to have Zehra Khan of the Federation of Homebased Women Workers of Pakistan, one of the most effective of union organisers, joining us for a Zoom discussion recently. Read more »

Left Unity statement on sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey as shadow education secretary after she tweeted praise for an interview Read more »

Brexit Deal or No Deal? A view from the Left

Zoom meeting: Brexit with or without a deal is fast approaching. Hear Helmut Scholz MEP from Die Linke and Joseph Healy Left Unity International Officer Sunday 21st June at 4pm. Register here Read more »

Another Europe launches Alternative Mandate

“The UK has left the EU. We passionately opposed this outcome, and we think it is a mistake – but there is no point pretending that it hasn’t happened. Read more »

France: the Pandemic and Black Lives Matter

Claude Serfati writes from Paris On Saturday 13 June, a street demonstration against police violence and racism will take place in Paris. The call comes from the Comité Adama Traoré, from the name of this young black who died in 2017 with suspicion of chokehold by police. Read more »

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Discussion & Debate

Why a Campaign for a National Care and Support Service (NCSS) would still promote oppressive practice

Bob Williams-Findlay writes: The following piece reflects my own view and is not necessarily the representative of the views held by either the Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance or Left Unity Read more »

Disability politics and the coronavirus pandemic

Tarsam Singh writes, with the help of his carers: On Sunday 24th May, Sandra Daniels and Bob Williams-Findlay, both long-standing disability and political activists Read more »

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Local reports

INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY 2020

Sandra Daniels and Bob Williams-Findlay from West Midlands Left Unity have issued this statement on behalf of Disabled Members. Read more »

Tens of thousands joined TUC demo

Trade union members, peace campaigners and politicians joined pensioners and families from across Britain Read more »

South London Left Unity Public Meeting

South London public meeting where Richard Farnos spoke on the gig economy and Ian Townson Chair of UNITE Community Lambeth & Southwark spoke on the campaign for the Picturehouse workers. Read more »

‘Save Our NHS – Fighting Back to Win’ Demonstration in Barnsley 28th October

The newly formed, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw NHS Action Group (SYBNAG) is appealing for support Read more »

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