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The Socialist 27 November 2019

Vote for jobs homes, services. Tories out, Corbyn in. Fight for socialist policies.

The Socialist issue 1066

Labour's manifesto: fight to transform hope into a socialist society

Tories launch 'non manifesto'


Regime's fuel price rise sparks massive protests across Iran

Sri Lanka: Presidential election sees return of dictatorial Rajapaksa clan


Tory election campaign's dirty tricks and lies

Resist attacks against free speech on campus

Northern Ireland: strike action by NHS workers

Prince Andrew outrage exposes establishment


End council cuts now, to end Tory austerity!


Uni strike takes fight to bosses

CWU's right to defend members is on the line

South Western Railway strike: "We're up for the fight"

PCS union ballot closes 12 December: Marion Lloyd for general secretary

Sixth-form college strikes: 'Sticking two fingers up at the Tories'

Workplace news in brief


Trump and Tories are a threat to environment

Brighton anti-academy campaign steps up

Posties withdraw goodwill from cruel bosses

Help fund the fightback: sponsor my marathon

Selling the Socialist

Buy a historical biography for Christmas


The private sector will never provide broadband to every home, nationalisation will

Plymouth Blairites side with anti-tenant landlords

Minimum wage debate

 
 
 
 
 

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PCS union ballot closes 12 December: Marion Lloyd for general secretary

Marion Lloyd, photo Mary Finch, photo Mary Finch

Marion Lloyd, photo Mary Finch, photo Mary Finch   (Click to enlarge)

Marion has been active in the union all her working life.

She has worked in different government departments, big and small, and the private sector.

She is president of the PCS union's BEIS (Business Energy and Industrial Strategy) Group and for 20 years been a member of the union national executive committee.

Marion has combined working with union activities and bringing up a family. She knows how difficult this can be and is passionate about equality for all, both in the workplace and the union.

Marion is an experienced negotiator and has led successful campaigns, including fighting to keep her own office open in Sheffield, saving 200 jobs.

As general secretary she will:

  • Unite opposition to office closures, increased workloads and job cuts - ensuring that no group of members will be left to fight alone.
  • Develop a fighting campaign to increase pay, defend our pensions and improve working conditions.
  • Reverse the decline in membership and increase local and branch resources.
  • Elect full-time officers accountable to members.

In the general election, Marion is campaigning to get the Tories out and for a Corbyn-led government on an anti-austerity, socialist programme in the interests of workers and their families.

Beyond the election we need to maintain an independent political voice for PCS as part of building a fighting union to defend our members' interests whoever is in government.


In this issue


What we think

Labour's manifesto: fight to transform hope into a socialist society

Tories launch 'non manifesto'


International socialist news and analysis

Regime's fuel price rise sparks massive protests across Iran

Sri Lanka: Presidential election sees return of dictatorial Rajapaksa clan


News

Tory election campaign's dirty tricks and lies

Resist attacks against free speech on campus

Northern Ireland: strike action by NHS workers

Prince Andrew outrage exposes establishment


Council cuts

End council cuts now, to end Tory austerity!


Workplace news

Uni strike takes fight to bosses

CWU's right to defend members is on the line

South Western Railway strike: "We're up for the fight"

PCS union ballot closes 12 December: Marion Lloyd for general secretary

Sixth-form college strikes: 'Sticking two fingers up at the Tories'

Workplace news in brief


Socialist Party reports and campaigns

Trump and Tories are a threat to environment

Brighton anti-academy campaign steps up

Posties withdraw goodwill from cruel bosses

Help fund the fightback: sponsor my marathon

Selling the Socialist

Buy a historical biography for Christmas


Readers' opinion

The private sector will never provide broadband to every home, nationalisation will

Plymouth Blairites side with anti-tenant landlords

Minimum wage debate


 

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