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From The Socialist newspaper, 5 July 2017

Pensioners oppose DUP deal

National Pensioners Convention march, photo Alison Hill

National Pensioners Convention march, photo Alison Hill   (Click to enlarge)

The Merseyside Pensioners Association (MPA) is affiliated to the National Pensioners Convention, a campaigning organisation for decent pensions and the rights of pensioners generally.

At its weekly meeting on 28 June, the MPA considered a resolution tabled by Socialist Party member Roger Bannister on the deal between the Tories and the Democratic Unionist Party to enable Theresa May's Tory government to cling on to power. The resolution opposed this deal.

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