Month: September 2014

We’ve had another busy week in Coxford, Southampton, delivering 6,000 copies of anti-cuts councillors Keith Morrell and Don Thomas’ newsletter, ‘Coxford Call’. This month’s has highlighted news of the re-opening of Oaklands Pool and set the record straight on who fought to save it. Desperate to get rid of Keith, a critical voice of the Labour-controlled cuts council […]
Southampton 26 February 2014 By 46 votes to two, with Labour, Lib Dem and Tory councillors all voting for cuts, the Southampton council budget meeting on 13 February showed only socialist councillors Keith Morrell and Don Thomas offer any alternative. All hopes that the election of a Labour council would bring a respite to the cuts in Southampton have […]
During February and March councils are meeting to decide budgets for the year ahead. Google ‘council job cuts’ and you will get a map of Britain with endless stories of local services falling apart at the seams. It is clear that council workers and communities face another wave of damaging cuts. What are the prospects […]
£57 million cuts since 2010 and Southampton’s New Labour council has announced a further £60 million cuts to come over the next three years. This week’s council meeting was the last before the council votes its budget through in February next year. Southampton Councillors Against Cuts, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, went to the meeting […]
Socialist Party branches across England and Wales have been carrying out recruitment weeks of action, concentrating their weekly stalls and meetings on asking people to join the Socialist Party, as opposed to a particular campaigning issue. Here are some reports from the week, to go alongside the reports in issue 767. Southampton Southampton Socialist Party held a […]

Read this week's #NSSN bulletin no.566: Workers start 2022 on the picket line!

To all #TUSC supporters Best Wishes for 2022 - let’s see if together we can find hundreds of trades unionists, community campaigners and socialists to challenge austerity at the May local elections in the biggest and widest possible socialist unity.

2022 and Council Cuts continue
Defend public services
Defend Jobs and Pay
Stop Cuts and Privatisation
Join the fightback in #southampton to @SaveStMarysLC #SocialistSunday #StopCouncilCuts

@VenueHorse @Callowlands Park, Watford @watfordpalace with #theDanTiendance school. Really enjoyed it, thank you everyone. This weekend @VenueHorse is @DGArtsFest Annan & Stranraer from 1 pm.

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