Corbyn & Burnham pledge a public inquiry for blacklisting

June 12, 2016
  1. Corbyn & Burnham pledge a public inquiry for blacklisting

This week both Jeremy Corbyn and Andy Burnham made speeches praising the Blacklist Support Group and calling for a full public inquiry into blacklisting. The Leader of the Labour Party made his speech at the GMB conference in Bournemouth while the Shadow Home Secretary raised the issue during a debate in the House of Commons over the Investigatory Powers Bill.

Corbyn speech to GMB congress http://www.gmb.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/228629

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/victory-millions-workers-tories-drop-8128402

Andy Burnham’s full speech (from 952 in Hansard) https://hansard.parliament.uk/…/160…/InvestigatoryPowersBill

http://www.thenational.scot/comment/cat-boyd-a-public-inquiry-would-shed-light-on-dark-side-of-building-business.18496

http://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/tories-ditch-law-allowing-police-to-spy-on-unions/07/06/

 

  1. Undercover police spying on activists

http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-7acc-Blacklist-spy-cop-scandal-reaches-Britains-railways#.V1gWUfkrLs0

http://reportphotos.com/albums/qO1oC/undercover-police-officer-carlo-neri-at-union-meeting-1/5b8e82c0c8a22d8fd64cfb398a9b31347bbc57de

http://m.heraldscotland.com/news/14537083.Undercover_policing_scandal__why_the_Pitchford_Inquiry_must_apply_to_Scotland/

 

  1. Dave Smith trial

The twice adjourned trial following dave Smith’s arrest for protesting against blacklisting will take place on Thurs 9th – Fri 10th June at City of London Magistrates Court (next to Bank tube station).
It’s a public gallery, so anyone who wants to come along is more than welcome. BSG protest outside the court from 9:15am

https://uniteresist.org/2016/06/support-blacklist-support-group-secretary-dave-smith-as-rescheduled-trial-starts-9am-thursday-9-june/

 

  1. After the High Court admission of guilt – stop giving publicly funded contracts to blacklist firms

http://www.governmentbusiness.co.uk/news/07062016/councils-must-stop-using-blacklisted-workers-gmb-cautions

http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/stop-giving-work-to-companies-involved-in-blacklisting-councils-urged-11364066295683

http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/regional/stop-giving-work-to-companies-involved-in-blacklisting-councils-urged-1-7948225

 

  1. More construction workers killed in Qatar

http://www.ituc-csi.org/qatar-11-killed-in-labour-camp#.V1VMtfsxpuk.facebook

 

  1. Art Against Blacklisting

Support the Blacklist Support Group campaign song

Blacklist Number 1 by Sean Taylor

Download the song – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Blacklist-Number-1/dp/B01G9U6DKA

Share the video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2rZNQ-m_Pg

 

Art Against Blacklisting at Glastonbury

http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/areas/shangri-la/shangri-hells-occupied-corporate-headquarters/

 

Any Means Necessary – play by Kefi Chadwick

special read one off exclusive through in London next Wednesday 15th June – contact Kefi for tickets [email protected]

 

Blacklist Support Group

book: http://newint.org/books/politics/blacklisted-secret-war/

video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlCa8yQmZ70

blog: www.hazards.org/blacklistblog

facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/blacklistSG/

 

 

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