Tag: Council Cuts

Local authorities in Britain are tasked with meeting local social needs arising from the coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences. They have never been in a worse position to do so. Already ravaged by over ten years of austerity, they now face even bleaker financial challenges – unless there is a fightback. The effects of […]
Paul Couchman, Surrey County Unison (personal capacity) Over 150 delegates registered for the South East regional council meeting of local government union Unison which took place on 8 February. This was the biggest meeting for many years. There was a serious mood and a clear willingness to start the fight-back against Boris Johnson’s Tory government. […]
Nick Chaffey, Southampton Socialist Party Boris Johnson says austerity is over. But who believes this pathological liar? As London mayor and Tory MP, Johnson promoted cuts to council services and supported tax cuts for the super-rich. The Tory austerity axe has fallen hardest on council budgets. But shamefully, right-wing, Blairite councillors in Labour councils have […]
Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party national committee Tory austerity has meant a decade of attacks on the working class. Nowhere has this been felt more sharply than local councils. As the 12 December general election approaches, a bold call by Jeremy Corbyn for Labour councils to immediately halt council cuts would show the possible difference a […]
Defend all council jobs and services How can we build a fighting, democratic UNISON branch in Southampton? Public Meeting Monday 11 March 7.30pm Stop All Council Cuts Speaker: Sue Atkins, Coxford Bi-Election Candidate for Socialist Alternative – Putting People First Lordshill Community Centre,Cromarty Road, Southampton SO16 8LX Southampton and District UNISON members will be shocked and angered at the […]

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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