Fight for justice!

3 July 2014 By admin
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Unite’s policy conference, in Liverpool, supporting fight for justice for The Shrewsbury 24. Fighting for justice is something that I have been involved with a great deal over the years. I believe when things are wrong we must speak out.  It was, therefore, a great pleasure to meet campaigner Ricky Tomlinson  at Unite’s policy conference […]

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The hidden killer in schools

17 April 2014 By admin
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I’m sending out another plea, to anyone who will listen, for greater knowledge and management of the asbestos threat within our schools. Our children are more at risk and more vulnerable to asbestos and, whilst we cannot do anything about past exposure, we can and must see action to prevent anymore being exposed.  The outcomes […]

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Mesothelioma Bill

4 April 2014 By admin
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In July 14 we will see the implementation of the long-overdue Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (‘Scheme’) for mesothelioma victims and their families. This has been a long fight for justice by victims, campaigners and politicians. The fight began back in February 2010 when Labour launched the originating consultation. The scheme however excludes all other asbestos […]

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Call for Support – Asbestos in Schools

13 March 2014 By admin
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Annette Brooke MP – Chair of the Asbestos in Schools Group has tabled an EDM on Asbestos Management in Schools. Please ask your MP to sign the EDM in support of the Joint Union Asbestos Committee (JUAC) campaign to make UK schools safe from asbestos. For more information on the campaign please visit the juac […]

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Asbestos in Schools – the need for urgent action

14 February 2014 By admin
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The Department for Education (DfE) has launched its policy review on the asbestos management in schools. The consultation closing date is 31st March. The review calls for evidence from all organisations and individuals with an interest in the issue. This includes local authorities, schools, teachers, support staff, governors, unions, parents, epidemiologists, scientists, risk experts, asbestos […]

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Government waste opportunity for collection of asbestos data

6 February 2014 By admin
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 Julie Winn, Chair of the Joint Unions Asbestos Committee (JUAC) has spotted a golden opportunity that the Government are letting go to waste! Extending a planned Property Data Survey  for 8,000 schools would allow Government to collect critical information on the presence of asbestos in schools across the country. Read more from JUAC here The […]

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