Britain's opposition Labour Party to force vote in parliament on pay cap


Corbyn may have some waiting to do, as the Conservatives could well cling on to power for many years to come, albeit with a different leader and Prime Minister. We also know that one of the reasons justice has been so long in coming is that the victims at Hillsborough were overwhelmingly working class and so could be ignored given the anti-poor politics of the Thatcher years. Nearly immediately, criticism of the agreement erupted from leaders in Wales and Scotland who asked why Northern Ireland should get more funds but no additional spending is being directed towards their devolved areas.

Labour has tabled an amendment to the Queen's Speech - the government's legislative agenda - calling for an end to budget cuts for the police and fire service, and to years of below-inflation public sector pay rises.

"The protests will have left Theresa May in little doubt over nurses' fears for the safety of their patients and why this cap on pay must go. Fewer inspectors, fewer planning inspectors - we all pay a price", he said.

TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said, if the cap is indeed lifted, "it will be a massive victory for trade union campaigning and hard-pressed public servants".

Det. Supt. Fiona McCormack, who is leading the investigation, said, "We are many months from being able to provide a number which we believe accurately represents the total loss of life inside Grenfell Tower.

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What the tragedy of Grenfell Tower has exposed is the disastrous effect of austerity".

And Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon this morning said the Conservative Party's seven-year public sector pay freeze could soon be over.

"In 2005 it was a Labour government that introduced the regulatory reform fire safety order which changed the requirements to inspect a building on fire safety from the local fire authority to a "responsible person"".

Given this, May said, the public inquiry would need to "look much more widely at the problem".

"In other parts of the United Kingdom, fire services would, quite frankly, struggle to commit the same level of life-saving resources and personnel that London was able to".

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"The requirements for firefighters and fire engines at tower block incidents are even greater".

"We will seek to use every mechanism in parliament to defeat them on those policies", the spokesman said.

May responded by saying "calm determination" not "pointing fingers" was needed.

"That's why we have put forward a Queen's Speech that will build a stronger economy so we can improve people's living standards and fund public services".

The next Labour government will legislate for public ownership of the railways, Jeremy Corbyn has pledged.

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