Tag: NEU

Over 100 parents, children, trade unionists and other supporters from the local community were on the picket line outside Moulsecoomb Primary School, Brighton on 21 November. Bill North, Brighton Socialist Party Members of the NEU and GMB unions had voted to take strike action as part of the campaign against plans to force the school […]
Almost one in three council-maintained English secondary schools were in budget deficit in 2017-18, according to damning new figures from the Education Policy Institute (EPI). It is urgent that unions and councils mount a fightbackagainst Tory vandalism of state education. Bea Gardner, Southampton Socialist Party Cutbacks led to over 15,000 less staff in English secondary […]
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 […]
For Whom the School Bell Tolls: Our kids or the Tories? Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party Southern secretary Like the NHS and council services, public state education in primary, secondary, special schools and colleges is facing a dire crisis, with serious consequences for children whose ‘one chance’ in preparation for life is under threat. Funding cuts […]
Last year’s general election saw a historic surge for Jeremy Corbyn’s anti-austerity manifesto. A large part of that wave was the 800,000 voters who switched their vote on the question of education. That crisis and that wave has not gone away. On 23 March hundreds of parents, teachers, students, education trade unions and anti-cuts campaigners […]

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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