Brent

The Grunwick strike - A. Sivanandan

Grunwick strikers

An essay written during the middle of the Grunwicks strike in Willesden, north-west London. A predominatly east African Asian female workforce went on strike against poor conditions and for union recognition.

Pharmaceutical workers struggle in Wembley

Workers at the Chemilines pharmaceuticals firm in Wembley, north west London, are stepping up their campaign for decent pay and dignity at work.

London tube workers strike over safety

Baker Street tube on the Bakerloo line

A section of the Bakerloo line is suspended as 150 workers stage a 24 hour strike over staffing levels.

Academy site occupied in Brent

Brent Occupation

Protestors have occupied Wembley Park sports field in an attempt to prevent the construction of a City Academy.

Exposing John Prescott's housing policies

The office Of The Deputy Prime Minister (ODMP) laid down the Decent Homes Standards to improve social housing by 2010, therefore directly benefiting communities. The flip side to this is the destruction of communities in Co-op run social housing.