Prescription and dental charges to rise again – fight for a free NHS!

Bea Gardner, Southampton Socialist Party   From April 2017 NHS charges for prescriptions and dental treatment in England are set to rise yet again. Tory health minister Philip Dunne announced that standard prescription charges will rise by 20p, and some dental...
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Socialist Party Congress 2017

Socialist Party Congress 2017 reports The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took place in London from 11 to 13 March, attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests. Delegates...
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Oxford bus drivers’ strike: Huge anger at bosses’ attacks

Over 4oo bus drivers at the Oxford Bus Company, owned by Go Ahead, have started strike action in a dispute over pay and attacks on terms and conditions. This is the first Oxford bus strike in 40 years and came to a head when management refused to pay agreed rates for...
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Obituary: John Pickett – 1954-2017

Alison Hill John Pickett, Socialist Party comrade and postal worker, has died very suddenly at the age of 63. I first met John in the early 1980s, just after he returned to Portsmouth after being at college in Stoke. He and his brother Chris played a vital role in...
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Southampton: Ripe for a fightback, no-cuts budget needed

Starved of cash by continued Tory funding cuts, Labour councils are facing another round of budget cuts. Local campaigners in Southampton have been horrified at the news that notorious privateer Capita has been under instructions from the Labour council to pressure...
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End Austerity - Not One More Day

July 1, 2017, 12:00pm - July 1, 2017, 4:00pm

On Saturday 1 July, UNISON members will be joining thousands of others in central London to protest against the Tories’ ongoing austerity project and to demand properly funded public services. Join us on for what is set to be huge demonstration, organised by The People's Assembly Against Austerity backed by Trades Union Congress (TUC) Joining details: • Assemble 12pm, Saturday 1 July 2017 • BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA • March to Parliament Square. • Use our hashtag #endausterity We advise UNISON members to get in touch with their branch to find out if local transport is being arranged.

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Solidarity tomorrow with #JobstownNotGuilty
Defend the right to effective protest!
Arrest the austerians!
Jail the capitalist gangsters!
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This years Socialist Party Summer Camp 2017

August 25, 2017, 5:00pm - August 28, 2017, 2:00pm

The SP Summer Camp is a relaxing way to discuss new ideas and meet new freinds as well as old ones. Full catering is available at very resonable prices. Live music and Quiz. check page for updates!

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Quick update. No verdict today in #JobstownNotGuilty trial. The jury will resume deliberations tomorrow morning.

In her redirection judge emphasises that jury must not accept verbal evidence (Gardai) as it conflicts with video evidenc

Standing room only in court 13 Central Criminal Court. #JobstownNotGuilty

Jury deliberations have started #JobstownNotGuilty

#JobstownNotGuilty Jury have started their deliberations! Best of luck for a fair verdict.

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