Category: TUSC

Paul Couchman, TUSC candidate in Staines ward I am standing for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) in the Staines ward by-election for Spelthorne Council. Spelthorne has over 2,500 families on its housing waiting list. Many of these are living in poor, cramped and unfit conditions, desperately waiting – often for years – for […]
Keith Morrell Southampton anti-cuts councillor and Sue Atkins Southampton Socialist Party “This has not been the city council’s finest hour”, said Southampton Labour’s new leader as he announced that Kentish Road Respite Centre is to be reopened. He apologised to all the families who use the centre for what they have been put through. For […]
Restore Council Funding! Restore Council Jobs & Services! We want our £120 million back! Re-Elect Southampton anti-cuts councillor, Keith Morrell, May 3rd, 2018 On Thursday 3 May, Southampton anti-cuts councillor is standing for re-election in Coxford. Since his expulsion from the Labour Party in 2012 for voting against cuts with fellow Coxford councillor Don Thomas, […]
Nick Chaffey , Southampton Devastating Tory cuts are set to continue unless action is taken. School funding has hit the headlines since the election as a key issue among voters. No wonder, with 60% of secondary schoolsrunning deficits. In Southampton one school has asked parents to volunteer to clean the toilets! Other schools have stopped […]
The Socialist Party hosted so far the only pro-Corbyn election rally in Southampton following a protest against education cuts on 27 May. Here it was discussed exactly what measures Corbyn needs to take to win and then to put his manifesto into action. Speakers included Mick Tosh, RMT Wessex regional organiser, Sarah Wrack, editor of […]
Editorial of the Socialist, issue 948 The results of the 4 May county council and metro mayor elections will have disappointed many supporters of Jeremy Corbyn. They must act to sound the alarm – Jeremy Corbyn can win this election but only with a bold, mass campaign. There is no room for hesitation or compromise […]
A TUSC statement The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has 78 candidates standing in the Thursday 4th May local council elections, contesting seats across 24 local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales. TUSC is also standing in two of the mayoral elections taking place on May 4th, with the former Unison national executive member […]
Matt Clarke, the TUSC council candidate for Staines, was approached on 13 April by the Surrey Advertiser for an electoral statement ahead of the election and was also asked which Star Wars character he would be! Surrey is one of the wealthiest counties in one of the richest countries in the world. Yet apparently we […]
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, […]
Almost every available Spelthorne firefighter and several from across Surrey joined Fire Brigade Union (FBU) reps, other trade unionists and anti-cuts activists outside Spelthorne Borough Council (SBC) on the evening of 23 February in Staines. Paul Couchman, Staines Socialist Party They were at a lobby organised by Save Our Services in Surrey (SOSIS), calling for […]

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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