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Years ago, at least until the late 1980s, one of the best jobs in journalism was to be the industrial editor. Strikes were always in the news, they covered loads of stories (and often took precedence of the political correspondents covering the Labour party, which was then largely run by the unions). But after the Thatcher government’s union reforms, plus mass unemployment, union membership fell, the number of days lost to strikes shrunk, and now the industrial correspondents have now almost all gone. 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Such fantastic support at our pickets lines <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/StandByYourPost?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#StandByYourPost</a> <a href="https://t.co/cX1tOx0pyc">pic.twitter.com/cX1tOx0pyc</a></p>&mdash; The CWU (@CWUnews) <a href="https://twitter.com/CWUnews/status/1595699705815744512?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 24, 2022</a></blockquote>n","url":"https://twitter.com/CWUnews/status/1595699705815744512","id":"1595699705815744512","hasMedia":false,"role":"inline","isThirdPartyTracking":false,"source":"Twitter","elementId":"1bdbdf03-c25c-4d84-96ef-7d8e8e31622f"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TweetBlockElement","html":"<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Our members and supporters are incredible <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/StandByYourPost?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#StandByYourPost</a> <a href="https://t.co/EuMKnQzqvh">pic.twitter.com/EuMKnQzqvh</a></p>&mdash; The CWU (@CWUnews) <a href="https://twitter.com/CWUnews/status/1595700216661159936?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 24, 2022</a></blockquote>n","url":"https://twitter.com/CWUnews/status/1595700216661159936","id":"1595700216661159936","hasMedia":false,"role":"inline","isThirdPartyTracking":false,"source":"Twitter","elementId":"95080d84-9af6-4784-b7e5-124ec980103e"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<ul> n <li><p><strong>Up to 2.5 million students could face disruption because university staff have started what is being billed as the biggest strike in the history of UK higher education.</strong> My colleague <strong>Sally Weale</strong> writes about it here.</p></li> n</ul>","elementId":"55fbd6cd-cdf5-4474-9afd-479b95451443"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.RichLinkBlockElement","url":"https://www.theguardian.com/education/2022/nov/24/more-than-70000-uk-university-staff-go-on-strike-over-pay-and-pensions","text":"More than 70,000 UK university staff go on strike over pay and pensions","prefix":"Related: ","role":"thumbnail","elementId":"40f103aa-b1d6-4f8e-b1d2-c42daac9f47d"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<ul> n <li><p><strong>Teachers in Scotland are holding<a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-63734668"> the first national schools strike since the 1980s.</a></strong></p></li> n</ul>","elementId":"fbdeb465-458b-4706-9aca-339b751f1781"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<ul> n <li><p><strong>And Mick Lynch, the RMT general secretary, is preparing for a meeting with Mark Harper, the transport secretary, to discuss what might be done to avert </strong><strong><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/nov/22/more-uk-rail-strikes-to-disrupt-travel-in-december-and-january">more strikes planned for December and January.</a> </strong>Lynch gave an interview to ITV’s Peston last night and he called for a new, ‘transactional’ approach from the government. He said:</p></li> n</ul>","elementId":"30f82fc2-0deb-4ad1-aad9-713f074504ad"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.BlockquoteBlockElement","html":"<blockquote class="quoted"> n <p>We need the government to get its act together and be a facilitator. We’ve had so much disruption, where Grant Shapps was frankly just going around being bellicose, accusing me of being some kind of medieval baron, evil Marxist mastermind and all the rest of it. It’s just not appropriate.</p> n <p>If Mark Harper wants to come in there and calm stuff down, and say let’s get on with the business, let’s do transactional business across the table – they get a bit, we get a bit, our members benefit, the public benefits – happy days, let’s get on with the deal, we don’t have to have strikes.</p> n</blockquote>","elementId":"332c4880-136c-40bc-9af3-e72184bb0026"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TweetBlockElement","html":"<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“If Mark Harper wants to come in and calm things down… happy days”<br><br>RMT Union leader Mick Lynch tells <a href="https://twitter.com/Peston?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@Peston</a> Grant Shapps “bellicose” attitude didn&#39;t help negotiations.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Peston?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Peston</a> <a href="https://t.co/i7bsBeqgBA">pic.twitter.com/i7bsBeqgBA</a></p>&mdash; Peston (@itvpeston) <a href="https://twitter.com/itvpeston/status/1595561744855752705?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 23, 2022</a></blockquote>n","url":"https://twitter.com/itvpeston/status/1595561744855752705","id":"1595561744855752705","hasMedia":false,"role":"inline","isThirdPartyTracking":false,"source":"Twitter","elementId":"92d2a032-0894-4f87-911d-dfe783494267"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p>Here is the agenda for the day.</p>","elementId":"d166d16b-258c-4225-9fe6-c3c00d5f7811"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p><em>9.30am:</em> Mark Harper, the transport secretary, takes questions in the Commons.</p>","elementId":"b3f3c042-1b10-423a-bdab-18d0f913159d"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p><em>11.30am:</em> Downing Street holds a lobby briefing.</p>","elementId":"a20d2f04-dee7-4c89-9a19-f16cfedf27e2"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p><em>11.45am:</em> Harper is due to hold a meeting with Mick Lynch, the <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/rmt" data-component="auto-linked-tag">RMT</a> general secretary.</p>","elementId":"5f6caa66-497a-4278-b164-2290a5ce31f3"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p>I try to monitor the comments below the line (BTL) but it is impossible to read them all. If you have a direct question, do include “Andrew” in it somewhere and I’m more likely to find it. I do try to answer questions and, if they are of general interest, I will post the question and reply above the line (ATL), although I can’t promise to do this for everyone.</p>","elementId":"c5e82347-7653-40cd-87da-eaa8cc7a4317"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p>If you want to attract my attention quickly, it is probably better to use Twitter. I’m on <a href="https://twitter.com/AndrewSparrow">@AndrewSparrow</a>.</p>","elementId":"2a04ffab-c2c6-4150-a7d2-14769620df76"},{"_type":"model.dotcomrendering.pageElements.TextBlockElement","html":"<p>Alternatively, you can email me at <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a></p>","elementId":"abfa2b78-c48c-4776-a278-ba5d46a74400"}],"attributes":{"pinned":false,"keyEvent":true,"summary":false},"blockCreatedOn":1669281758000,"blockCreatedOnDisplay":"04.22 EST","blockLastUpdated":1669282678000,"blockLastUpdatedDisplay":"04.37 EST","blockFirstPublished":1669281758000,"blockFirstPublishedDisplay":"04.22 EST","blockFirstPublishedDisplayNoTimezone":"04.22","title":"Mick Lynch to discuss rail strikes with transport secretary as UK hit by wave of industrial action","contributors":[],"primaryDateLine":"Thu 24 Nov 2022 06.02 EST","secondaryDateLine":"First published on Thu 24 Nov 2022 04.22 EST"}],"filterKeyEvents":false,"format":{"display":0,"theme":0,"design":10},"id":"key-events-carousel-mobile"}”>

Key occasions

Cupboard Workplace minister Neil O’Brien responds to Commons pressing query about PPE procurement

Within the Commons Neil O’Brien, the Cupboard Workplace minister, is responding to an pressing query tabled by Labour in regards to the procurement of PPE in the course of the pandemic.

The query was tabled by Angela Rayner, the Labour deputy chief, tabled the query. It was impressed by the Guardian story saying paperwork point out that the Conservative peer Michelle Mone and her kids secretly obtained £29m originating from the earnings of a PPE business that was awarded giant authorities contracts after she really helpful it to ministers.

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle, the Commons speaker, began by saying that MPs aren’t allowed a criticise a member of the Home of Lords until they’re debating a movement particularly referring to that peer. And he says MPs mustn’t say something that may prejudice authorized motion.

In his opening assertion, O’Brien didn’t point out Mone, however simply pressured how the federal government needed to procure PPE gear in a short time. He stated there could also be classes to be discovered from the costs that have been paid, however he stated “we must not lose sight of the huge national efforts that took place to protect the most vulnerable”.

Madeleine Sumption, head of the Migration Observatory at Oxford College, wrote a weblog earlier this week explaining why non-EU migration is so excessive. She says though the post-Brexit immigration guidelines launched by the govenment “is likely to have had some impact on non-EU visa grants” (which have gone up), largely different components are concerned. She says:

Three components have come collectively to make the variety of visas granted to non-EU residents unusually excessive. The most important single issue is the introduction of visa routes for Ukrainian refugees and Hong Kong British Nationals (Abroad) standing holders. Collectively these two routes contributed 45% of the 467,000 improve in visa grants between 2019 and the 12 months ending June 2022 (excluding guests and short-term research).

The remainder of the rise outcomes from college students (39% of the rise) and work visas (23% of the rise). Expert employees, significantly within the health and care sectors, have been the principle issue behind the rise in work visa grants.

New knowledge reveals web migration has hit unusually excessive ranges (504k) – there’s a cause for this which we defined earlier this week: https://t.co/JsAWcqHj7D

— MigrationObservatory (@MigObs) November 24, 2022

That is from Jay Lindop, director of the Centre for Worldwide Migration on the Workplace for Nationwide Statistics, commenting on as we speak’s figures.

A sequence of world occasions have impacted worldwide migration patterns within the 12 months to June 2022. Taken collectively these have been unprecedented. These embrace the tip of lockdown restrictions within the UK, the primary full interval following transition from the EU, the battle in Ukraine, the resettlement of Afghans and the brand new visa route for Hong Kong British nationals (Abroad), which have all contributed to the document ranges of long-term immigration we have now seen.

Migration from non-EU international locations, particularly college students, is driving this rise. With the lifting of journey restrictions in 2021, extra college students arrived within the UK after finding out remotely in the course of the coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, there has additionally been a big improve within the variety of individuals migrating for a variety of different causes. This contains individuals arriving for humanitarian protections, equivalent to these coming from Ukraine, in addition to for household causes.

These many components unbiased of one another contributing to migration presently imply it’s too early to say whether or not this image will likely be sustained.

Mark Easton, the BBC’s residence affairs editor, says the most recent annual web migration determine is the best on document.

Internet migration to the UK within the 12 months to June is estimated at greater than HALF A MILLION (504,000), the best determine ever seen. @ONS

— Mark Easton (@BBCMarkEaston) November 24, 2022

ONS says web migration into UK rose sharply to document 504,000 in previous 12 months, partly as a result of ‘distinctive’ components

The Workplace for Nationwide Statistics has launched figures exhibiting that web migration – the variety of individuals arriving within the UK to remain long run, minus the quantity leaving – reached an estimated 504,000 within the 12 months ending in June this 12 months. That is the best determine on document.

And the variety of long-term immigrants arriving in that interval was 1.1 million, the ONS says.

These figures signify a giant improve on earlier years, however the ONS says that’s partly as a result of some “unique” components. It says:

The interval main as much as June 2022 was distinctive, with simultaneous components coinciding to have an effect on long-term immigration; this included the continued restoration in journey following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, a lot of migration occasions together with a brand new immigration system following transition from the EU, and the continuing assist for Ukrainian nationals and others requiring safety.

These have all contributed in direction of comparatively excessive ranges of whole long-term immigration at an estimated 1.1 million within the 12 months to June 2022.

The estimated 435,000 improve in whole immigration in contrast with a 12 months earlier was pushed by non-EU nationals (up 379,000 to 704,000 within the YE June 2022); rising arrivals of worldwide college students and folks travelling from Ukraine beneath the visa assist scheme have been all contributing components.

Total, web migration continued so as to add to the inhabitants within the YE June 2022, with an estimated 504,000 extra individuals arriving long-term to the UK than departing; web migration of non-EU nationals was estimated at 509,000 within the YE June 2022, in contrast with unfavourable 51,000 and 45,000 for EU and British nationals respectively.

Right here is the graph exhibiting the immigration figures.

Immigration figures {Photograph}: ONS

And right here is the graph exhibiting the web migration figures.

Net migration figures
Internet migration figures {Photograph}: ONS

Dominic Raab going through ‘series’ of bullying claims from civil servants

Dominic Raab is reportedly going through a number of recent complaints from senior civil servants in a number of authorities departments over allegations of bullying behaviour. My colleague Geneva Abdul has the story right here.

Mick Lynch to debate rail strikes with transport secretary as UK hit by wave of business motion

Good morning. Years in the past, at the very least till the late Eighties, probably the greatest jobs in journalism was to be the economic editor. Strikes have been at all times within the news, they lined a great deal of tales (and infrequently took priority of the political correspondents masking the Labour celebration, which was then largely run by the unions). However after the Thatcher authorities’s union reforms, plus mass unemployment, union membership fell, the variety of days misplaced to strikes shrunk, and now the economic correspondents have now virtually all gone. Which is a disgrace, as a result of as we speak we actually want some.

Here’s a fast round-up from on-strike Britain.

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And listed below are some image from the CWU union Twitter feed.

  • And Mick Lynch, the RMT normal secretary, is getting ready for a gathering with Mark Harper, the transport secretary, to debate what may be finished to avert extra strikes deliberate for December and January. Lynch gave an interview to ITV’s Peston final evening and he referred to as for a brand new, ‘transactional’ strategy from the federal government. He stated:

We’d like the federal government to get its act collectively and be a facilitator. We’ve had a lot disruption, the place Grant Shapps was frankly simply going round being bellicose, accusing me of being some sort of medieval baron, evil Marxist mastermind and all the remainder of it. It’s simply not applicable.

If Mark Harper needs to come back in there and calm stuff down, and say let’s get on with the business, let’s do transactional business throughout the desk – they get a bit, we get a bit, our members profit, the general public advantages – glad days, let’s get on with the deal, we don’t need to have strikes.

Right here is the agenda for the day.

9.30am: Mark Harper, the transport secretary, takes questions within the Commons.

11.30am: Downing Avenue holds a foyer briefing.

11.45am: Harper is because of maintain a gathering with Mick Lynch, the RMT normal secretary.

I attempt to monitor the feedback beneath the road (BTL) however it’s inconceivable to learn all of them. When you have a direct query, do embrace “Andrew” in it someplace and I’m extra more likely to discover it. I do attempt to reply questions and, if they’re of normal curiosity, I’ll put up the query and reply above the road (ATL), though I can’t promise to do that for everybody.

If you wish to appeal to my consideration shortly, it’s most likely higher to make use of Twitter. I’m on @AndrewSparrow.

Alternatively, you’ll be able to e mail me at [email protected]

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