Archives For February 2019

No Closure sign outside Honda Swindon car plant which will close in 2021 with the loss of 3,500 jobs
© John Harris/

Oakland, California, USA: Teachers strike protest for smaller class sizes, more resources and higher pay
© David Bacon/

Jamie Driscoll Labour Party candidate for the North of Tyne Mayor election. The Momentum backed candidate beat Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, to be the parties candidate, Tynemouth
© Mark Pinder/
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Roy Jenkins, David Owen, Bill Rogers and Shirley Williams, SDP Launch, Limehouse, London 1981. The Gang of Four leaving the Labour Party and forming a Council for Social Democracy, as they said the party had been taken over by the left wing. This Council became the Social Democratic Party (SDP)
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Labour split. Seven Labour MPs holding press conference following their resignation from the Labour Party to form The Independent Group. The seven MPs are Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, Angela Smith, Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Chuka Umunna & Gavin Shuker Chris Leslie speaking watched by Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey and Luciana Berger., Gavin Shuker & Luciana Berger chairing the conference
© Stefano Cagnoni/

Climate strike students blocking the roads around Parliament Square, Westminster, London
© Jess Hurd/

Rally for the Stansted 15 activists, Chelsmford Crown Court, Essex, convicted of a terrorism related offence for stopping an immigration removal flight at Stansted airport receive suspended sentences or community orders
© Jess Hurd/