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From The Socialist newspaper, 30 October 2004

General Election Campaign

Four Weeks To Get All Pledges In

The general election could be just six months away. This will be an opportunity for the Socialist Party to stand candidates who not only oppose Labour's policies but will also put forward a socialist alternative.

Jane James national treasurer

We launched a General Election Appeal at the National Council on 11 and 12 September where 14,283 was pledged towards our target of 50,000.

25,634 has now been pledged which takes us to the halfway mark. One member in London has pledged 1,000 and others have pledged between 400 and 500.

Not everyone can give these amounts and smaller amounts from those on low incomes will be really appreciated.

However, the deadline for all pledges is only four weeks away (the end of November) and we need all the cash in by the end of January. Therefore, we are urging all regions to build on the initial success of this campaign and hit their target in pledges in the next few weeks.

Appeal letters are available from the finance department and should be sent to every member and supporter.

The general election will be an opportunity to expose this government of war and privatisation. We will not only be campaigning for votes for our candidates but explaining our ideas and signing up new members. However, each candidate we stand will cost 500, plus the cost of printing leaflets and other material.

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In The Socialist 30 October 2004:

Unite And Fight

Why We're Going On Strike


International socialist news and analysis

Troops Out Of Iraq

Israel: Sharon's 'Entanglement Plan'

The White House For Sale

Ukraine: Galol Plant Workers Left High And Dry

Opel Workers - Down But Not Out

Life As A Refugee


Socialist Party campaigns

Socialist Party Stands To Stop Privatisers

How The NHS Is Being Taken Apart

Wythenshawe: Young People Need Decent Facilities

Four Weeks To Get All Pledges In


Workplace news and events

Nominate Roger Bannister

Manchester Evening News Strike

Support Jaguar Workers

Coventry Workers Fight Back


 

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