The Socialist

The Socialist 10 January 2004

Join the Fight Against Fees

Join The Fight Against Fees

Socialist Party Wins Vote Opposing Fees on Coventry City Council

Young Workers Need A Liveable Minimum Wage!

Karl Debbaut - join the lobby


Give Us Back Our Railways

Foreign Aid: Poorest Pay, Privatisers Gain

The cost of a child's life


2004 - A New Year Of Political Struggle


Vote 'Yes' For Strike Action

Parmalat Workers Shafted By Capitalist Greed

Labour Council Attacks Trade Union Rights

Report Reveals Plans For Teaching On The Cheap

 
 

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In this issue:

The Socialist 10 January 2004, Join the Fight Against Fees

spotJoin The Fight Against Fees

THE NEW Labour government is about to publish its Bill on top-up tuition fees. The Bill was delayed because over 150 Labour MPs signed a motion in opposition....


spotSocialist Party Wins Vote Opposing Fees on Coventry City Council

Coventry City Council now officially opposes top up fees thanks to a motion successfully moved by Socialist Party councillors Karen McKay, Rob Windsor and Dave Nellist on 16 December. ...


spotYoung Workers Need A Liveable Minimum Wage!

PRESSURE FROM the trade union movement and the general anger among many workers could force New Labour to introduce a minimum wage for 16 and 17 year olds later this year...


spot Karl Debbaut - join the lobby

Socialist Party feature

spotGive Us Back Our Railways

MANY PEOPLE found returning to work after Christmas even more gruelling this year. Rail users faced fare rises of up to three times the rate of inflation, together with both new and continuing delays on many lines...


spotForeign Aid: Poorest Pay, Privatisers Gain

AN ARTICLE by George Monbiot in The Guardian shows how Britain's Department for International Development (DfID) is consciously targeting its foreign aid at countries who are prepared to sell off their assets to big business...


spot The cost of a child's life

spotVote 'Yes' For Strike Action

Civil service strike ballots: OVER 100,000 members of civil service union PCS are voting in a strike ballot over pay. Staff in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the Home Office, Department for Constitutional Affairs, Treasury Solicitors and the Prison Service are involved...


spotParmalat Workers Shafted By Capitalist Greed

WORKERS AT the main production base in Italy of "Europe's Enron" have no sympathy for those they call the "magnificent eight" locked up in Milan's notorious San Vittore prison...


spotLabour Council Attacks Trade Union Rights

THE MAYOR of Newham council, east London and the chair of the London employers' body Sir Robin Wales have launched a massive attack on trade unions in the borough...


spotReport Reveals Plans For Teaching On The Cheap

THE FUTURE of education? Nothing but blue skies... and schools without teachers! Opponents of the government's "Workforce Agreement" have always warned that its real purpose was to introduce teaching on the cheap...