Tag: Keith Morrell

We’ve had a busy week in Southampton! 100 staff and others packed into Valentine Primary School hall for a National Education Union (NEU) meeting on 20 November. Sue Atkins, Southampton Socialist Party Liz Filer, the headteacher, explained how hard it is to continue to meet the needs of her children while resisting the pressure to […]
Keith Morrell, independent councillor, Southampton City Council Unite and Unison unions representing Southampton City Council staff have declared that they will oppose and campaign against budget cuts announced by the Labour administration. The unions have branded as “callous and shoddy” the proposed closure of two council-run residential care homes, the replacement of Sure Start staff […]
Nick Chaffey, Southampton Socialist Party Sadly it wasn’t Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-austerity policies that were on offer in Southampton but his right-wing Blairite opponent, Labour council leader Simon Letts’ and his fellow councillors who have cruelly voted to close disabled services. Despite a heroic campaign by parents, these Blairites consistently turned down calls to save Kentish […]
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, […]
Are you fed up with broken promises? Southampton needs councillors who will protect jobs and services! Councillors who won’t vote for cuts! SOUTHAMPTON TUSC RALLY SUNDAY 30 NOV, 2PM JAMES MATTHEWS BUILDING ABOVE BAR STREET SOUTHAMPTON ALL WELCOME • FULL ACCESS  rally speakers include: ••••• Rebel councillor KEITH MORRELL ••••• Baker’s Union DAVE HUNT ••••• […]
For the second Monday in two weeks, striking healthworkers received huge public support for their pickets outside the Southampton General Hospital. From radiographers to midwives, porters to nurses, the message is unanimous, “enough is enough!” Southampton needs a pay rise! Southampton needs an NHS!  Public Meeting Thursday 23 Oct, 7.30pm Avenue Campus, SO17 1BF  How […]
As the political party conference season ends, how many sit in despair, angry at the continued attacks from all parties on working people and their families, struggling to pay the bills, find work, affordable housing and provide a future for their children? 1 October 2014 Disenfranachised by a choice of four pro-austerity parties, workers preparing […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 2012 two Labour councillors, Keith Morrell and Don Thomas, voted against the cuts in Labour-led Southampton council. For this they were expelled from the Labour Party. They joined the Socialist Party and this year Keith is up for re-election, supported by TUSC. 14 May 2014 Don explains how they’ve used their positions to raise an […]

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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