Tag: Cuts

Interview with socialist no-cuts councillor Tolga Aramaz London’s biggest regeneration project, Meridian Water in Enfield, is being opposed by a growing local campaign. As with regeneration projects around the country, once again a Labour council is handing publicly owned land to private property developers to build housing that will not meet the needs of local […]
With local council elections today Thursday, 2ndMay, Coxford anti-cuts councillor Don Thomas has decided to stand down and we should pay tribute to the contribution he has made. The fight to save Oaklands swimming pool with the support of the local community and council trade unions, taking up all issues of importance to local people, […]
Tories out! March & Rally Against Austerity Saturday 15 December, 11am Assemble outside Woking Council Offices Gloucester Square, GU21 6YL Save Our Services in Surrey, supported by the Surrey Fire Brigades Union, the RMT transport union and public sector union Unison, has called for a major display of public anger against Tory austerity. Already cuts […]
Reading Borough Council plans to privatise many of its key services. Bins, parks, road maintenance, housing benefit payments and council tax support are all at risk. It is threatening to restrict the free bus pass for disabled people and their carers. If it gets away with this, museums, libraries and adult education could be next. […]
Passing the council cuts test The editorial of the April edition of Socialism Today, No.217 The age of austerity has claimed its first failing local authority. In February the chief financial officer of Northamptonshire county council declared that it was at risk of spending £21.1m more in the 2017-18 financial year than the resources it […]
Thursday 11th December at 7.30pm  at the Avenue Campus, Highfield Road SO17 1BJ Speaker: Jean Thorpe Southampton Reclaim the Night march, November 29, 2014 The economic crisis is highlighting more than ever the inequalities in society. The rich get richer, the poor get poorer. And its exposed other divisions too.Women have come a long way […]
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 […]
Southampton Labour-run council has evicted Charlie Wort from his home in St. Marys after the recent death of his mother. They claim he is no longer entitled to be housed by the council. There was a campaign involving local residents and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition to help Charlie fight the eviction, but the council […]
In a meeting pulsating with anger, about 150 people from Newtown and Northam in Southampton discussed the idea of ‘Immigration Street’, the sequel to Channel 4’s ‘Benefit Street’. Within 20 minutes, an organised boycott of the show was agreed. 31 July 2014 Benefit Street vilified benefit claimants as ‘scroungers’ rather than the product of the deepest […]
Great TUSC victory in Southampton 28 May 2014 Keith Morrell has re-won his council seat in Coxford, Southampton, standing as part of TUSC. Keith was previously kicked out of the Labour Party for voting against cuts. He has been decisively re-elected with 1,633 votes, 43%. This is a great result and vindication for his stand, alongside […]

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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