Category: Oxford

On the day before the general election, a taste of the mood amongst public sector workers was evident in force, with dozens of workers at Reading College out on a lunchtime protest against job cuts. Their protest was lively, noisy and energetic, with chants of: “No Ifs! No Buts! No Education Cuts!” and passing drivers […]
Nick Chaffey, Southern Socialist Party secretary By a huge 93%, car workers at BMW, producing the Mini and Rolls-Royce, have voted to strike for eight days in defence of their final salary pension scheme. Despite massing profits of £5.89 billion, in a time of growing economic and political uncertainty, employers are looking to defend their […]
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 attended from local branches across the Southern Region, Aylesbury, Basingstoke, Bracknell, IOW, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading, […]
[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 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 […]
Teacher Stella Collier and health worker James Morbin are standing for the Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition on the Blackbird Leys estate in city and county council by-elections on 27 November. Rather than stand up and fight wage cuts and privatisation, or back strikers fighting for a wage rise, Labour councils like Oxford have meekly carried out Con-Dem […]
The two byelections on 9 October were a disaster for the main parties. The results reflect anger at and a rejection of austerity today and austerity tomorrow – all that is on offer from both Labour and the Con-Dems. Oxford Socialist Students Public Meeting Thursday 13th November, 7.30pm Speaker: Claire Laker-Mansfield Socialist Students National Organiser […]

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

https://shopstewards.net/2022/01/nssn-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.
#Solidarity

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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