Day: 26 January 2018

Southampton Labour council votes to close vital respite centre Nick Chaffey, Southampton Socialist Party “Letts must go!” was the call of furious parents as Labour council leader Simon Letts and three Labour councillors shamefully voted to close Kentish Road Respite Centre days before Christmas. This service provides vital support to families caring for loved ones […]
We must fight all council cuts! During January and February many council budget-setting meetings are taking place across the country, slashing millions more pounds off vital services. At the same time many councils are forging ahead with plans to build new developments at the expense of communities. But despite Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-austerity leadership of Labour […]
Southern Socialist Party conference: discussing the way forward in 2018 Nicholas Doyle, Portsmouth Socialist Party Socialist Party Southern conference on 14 January was well attended by those eager to discuss the way forward in 2018. The main discussion was what we think will be the major developments of 2018, introduced by Socialist Partyexecutive committee member […]
Teacher recruitment falls by a third – cut workload, not funding ‘Tom Donnelly’, National Education Union rep, Yorkshire Teachers throughout the country reacted with shock to the news that the number applying to train as teachers has dropped by 33%, according to Ucas figures. This is the fifth year the government has failed to meet […]
2018: more upheavals loom Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary “Biggest fall in living standards for a generation.” “Sharp rise in child poverty as cuts bite.” “700,000 young people and pensioners join ranks of Britain‘s poor in four years.” “Stoke proposes £1,000 fine for homeless using tents.” “Budget signals longest squeeze on living standards since […]

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
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Stop Cuts and Privatisation
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@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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