Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/16217

Posted on 25 February 2013 at 12:03 GMT

Eastleigh: Ex-Labour rebels back TUSC candidate

Vote Daz Procter!

Dave Nellist (former Labour MP) and Keith Morrell (Southampton Councillors Against Cuts) to speak in support of Daz Procter, TUSC candidate in the Eastleigh byelection

Eastleigh TUSC election rally - Tuesday 26th February, 7.30pm
Locomotive Engineers Club, 18 Station Hill, Southampton Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9FJ

For nine years, 1983 to 1992, Dave Nellist stood in parliament as a workers' MP on a worker's wage, refusing to leave behind the real day-to-day issues of those who elected him when he was surrounded by the privileges and perks of the Westminster elite. How does that compare with the sleaze and expenses scandals that have rocked all the main parties in recent times and that have sent their politicians' popularity plummeting in the polls?

In a sign of the direction Labour was heading, in 1992 Dave was expelled from the party for his national role in the All Britain Anti-Poll Tax Federation and his support for mass non-payment that led to the tax's demise along with PM Margaret Thatcher.

Keith Morrell and Don Thomas were expelled from Southampton Labour Party in 2012 for voting against cuts proposed by Southampton Labour council.

Keith and Don have continued to fight against all cuts, in defence of jobs and services, and call on Labour councils to refuse to implement the Con-Dem cuts.

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition is an electoral alliance that stands candidates against cuts and privatisation. It is supported by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) and leading trade union representatives in the PCS, NUT and POA.

For further information contact:
Daz Procter on 07946 611735
Election Agent: Nick Chaffey, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, 07833 681910
Email: eastleightusc@gmail.com
www.tusc.org.uk

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.

Facebook   Twitter








Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter



Related links:

Eastleigh:

triangleEastleigh: growing revulsion at main parties

triangleRMT security and safety staff strike against bullying and harassment and an attempt to impose workplace changes without agreement 25th February 2013

triangleTrade Unionist and Socialist Coalition: building an anti-cuts electoral voice

triangleEastleigh TUSC byelection rally

triangleCredit rating downgrade proves that austerity isn't working

TUSC:

triangleFood Bank use escalates

triangleHelp TUSC offer a no-cuts alternative on 22 May

triangleEnding MPs' expenses scandal requires socialist change

triangleDisgusted at politicians' big business links

Labour:

triangleMore cuts and another resignation in Southampton

triangleBeating evictions

triangleLet down by Welsh Labour

Cuts:

triangleHealth workers vote to fight government pay cuts

triangleRMT: Put the tube strike back on and escalate

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition:

triangleElection appeal: help us make history

Dave Nellist:

triangleHouse of Thieves

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

17/4/14

Poverty

Food Bank use escalates

17/4/14

Construction

120 turn up to Unite construction meeting

16/4/14

TUSC

Help TUSC offer a no-cuts alternative on 22 May

16/4/14

Unison

Health workers vote to fight government pay cuts

16/4/14

Students

NUS leaders: sip tea or put up a serious fight?

16/4/14

Bedroom tax

Beating evictions

16/4/14

NUT

Gains for left on NUT executive

16/4/14

Miners

Pit closures: Final act of Tory vandalism

16/4/14

Housing

Con-Dems escalate housing crisis

16/4/14

Election

Election appeal: help us make history

16/4/14

Southampton

More cuts and another resignation in Southampton

16/4/14

Teachers

Stop the education catastrophe!

16/4/14

Union

Hard loads - and a fightback - on the bins

16/4/14

May Day

May Day greetings with the Socialist

16/4/14

Zero-hour contracts

Working on zero-hour contracts

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...

triangle17 Apr Food Bank use escalates

TUSC against cuts

triangle16 Apr Help TUSC offer a no-cuts alternative on 22 May

House of thieves

triangle16 Apr Ending MPs' expenses scandal requires socialist change

TUC demonstration in Manchester against Tory Party conference 29/09/13 demands Save our NHS, photo Paul Mattsson

triangle16 Apr Health workers vote to fight government pay cuts

CWI logo

triangle16 Apr 40 years of the Committee for a Workers' International

triangle16 Apr NUS leaders: sip tea or put up a serious fight?

One of the mass protests in the campaign to defeat the bedroom tax in Scotland, photo Socialist Party Scotland

triangle16 Apr Beating evictions

More ...

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)

triangle17 Apr Swansea Socialist Party: Technology and Communication - Project Cybersyn

triangle17 Apr West London Socialist Party: Why socialism is necessary

triangle17 Apr Carlisle TUSC: How to beat austerity

More ...

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Find us on Facebook

Archive

Categories

1-9 

1-9 


Archives:

April 2014

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2001

2000

1999

Legal

SP RSS feed RSS

Platform setting: = No platform choice