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12 January 2011
London Underground: Rail union RMT has demanded an end to the cuts programme being forced through by London Underground. The union has exposed plans by tube management to allow more than 30% of tube stations to be unstaffed...
5 January 2011
On 20 December a determined body of 30 bin workers beefed up the picket at the Holford Drive, Perry Barr, depot...
8 December 2010
Council cuts put most vulnerable at risk: The Tory/Liberal-led Birmingham council is preparing to trim £300 million from its budget by 2014 by cutting 10,000 jobs and devastating services, a Unison member writes.
1 December 2010
On 24 November 130,000 school, college and university students walked out in the biggest education action for 25 years...
30 November 2010
Updated 1/12/10 Thousands of students marched again today, 30th November, to protest as tuition fees were to be debated in parliament...
25 November 2010
Last updated 29 Nov Throughout the day students across the country demonstrated, occupied and walked out against the government's attacks on further and higher education, many initiated by Youth Fight for Jobs and Socialist Students.
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3 November 2010
On 28 October people walking home through Birmingham city centre were met by the sight of young people with banners and placards reading "no to cuts - fund our future" and "Cameron: on your bike!", writes Nich Brook-Hart, Birmingham Socialist Students.
27 October 2010
Birmingham protest against university fees and cuts!: Assemble 12 noon, Victoria Park, London Road, Leicester - near the cafe...
22 September 2010
Sometimes the bosses hesitate before attacking workers. Sometimes they proceed slowly. And sometimes they rush to strike a devastating blow, Birmingham Socialist Party members write.
21 September 2010
Sometimes the bosses hesitate before attacking workers. Sometimes they proceed slowly. And sometimes they rush to strike a devastating blow. Birmingham City Council struck just such a blow last week...
18 August 2010
On 3 August an overwhelming majority of participants in a public meeting of over 300 people condemned the installation of a network of police spy cameras around two predominantly Muslim suburbs of Birmingham, writes Tom Bower, Birmingham Socialist Party.
9 August 2010
On Wednesday 3 August an overwhelming majority of participants in a public meeting of over 300 people condemned the installation of a network of police spy cameras around two predominantly Muslim suburbs of Birmingham...
23 June 2010
Feature The Independent and Independent on Sunday were sold in March to Russian billionaire Alexander Lebedev for just £1, a tycoon who similarly bought London's Evening Standard for the same price in 2009...
23 June 2010
Listing of some Socialist Party anti-cuts meetings
23 June 2010
On 19 June Socialist Party activists held a successful stall in the Acocks Green area of Birmingham, which saw the growing anger of working people who are being told to pay the price for a crisis they did not create, writes Tom Bower, Birmingham Socialist Party.
2 June 2010
On Saturday 29 May, Socialist Party activists from across the West Midlands region campaigned at Birmingham's annual LGBT Pride event, writes Jennifer O'Sullivan, Birmingham Socialist Party.
31 March 2010
PCS pickets who work on security at the Houses of Parliament were out again in force. One of the pickets who has been working there for 20 years explained that during the last strike extra police were...
3 March 2010
The savage implications of the cuts-cuts-cuts mantra of New Labour, Tories and the LibDems are clear even before the general election...
24 February 2010
In the forthcoming general election the three main parties will offer a diet of cuts in public services and attacks on pay, pensions and working conditions...
17 February 2010
ROGER BANNISTER is a member of the Unison union's national executive, and campaigning to stand for election as Unison general secretary. Roger says the union must fight the cuts in Birmingham, which are being repeated by councils, health authorities and the education sector nationwide...
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