The announcement that Translink is on the brink of collapse has brought uncertainty to its more than 4,000-strong workforce. With a deficit of £29 million, the further cutting of already poor transport services has the potential to leave many parts of Northern Ireland, particularly rural and working-class inner city areas, without public transport, potentially having a devastating impact on the day-to-day lives of ordinary people.
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by Thomas Carmichael The victory of Boris Johnson in the December general election, and his return to government with a strong majority in the Commons, represents a threat to democracy, workers’ rights and the welfare state that is unprecedented in Britain since perhaps the days of Margaret Thatcher. In only […]