Support victims of trafficking

Many victims of trafficking in Britain are not properly supported and protected by the authorities. Support is patchy and long term care is rarely provided. The figures for human trafficking are terrible. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that at any one time there are two... More

A People’s Food Policy

We already have a food crisis – think of our food banks, hungry children, food waste… And now new trade rules and BREXIT threaten further problems, like lowering food standards and breaking links with traditional suppliers. A new report A People’s Food Policy has been put together by... More

Portsmouth declares a Climate Emergency

A CLIMATE EMERGENCY Portsmouth  city Councillors have unanimously passed a resolution declaring a Climate Emergency and the need to take urgent action to cut emissions. Congratulations to all involved. Now we need to work on making this happen. This is the motion Proposal to Declare a... More

Stand as One with Refugees

Oxfam is calling on us all to support a call for better support for refugees and asylum seekers. We need to get our government to take more positive action. A coalition of groups working with refugees are calling for new policies to help refugees. You can read their statement here 65... More

The fashion industry

Fashion is a huge industry and people love it. But it's also  a by-word for exploitation and environmental damage. Most clothes are now produced in poor countries with very poor health and safety records. It's also responsible for a huge amount of waste. Firms employ lots of young women on... More