spotArguments for socialism

spotCapitalism

spotGlobalisation Anticapitalism

spotMarxism


All keywords


Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

Capitalism keywords:

1929 (2)

Asset-stripping (9)

Austerity (1090)

Bankers (107)

Banking crisis (14)

Bear Stearns (3)

Bonuses (58)

Bourgeois (4)

Brexit (67)

British economy (18)

British politics (9)

Budget (324)

Capitalism (857)

Capitalist (627)

Carry trade (1)

Coalition government (24)

Competition (26)

Credit crunch (19)

Debt (206)

Depression (19)

Economic crisis (75)

Economy (409)

Enron (2)

Euro (43)

Famine (2)

Great Depression (7)

Hedge funds (9)

Import controls (1)

Inflation (36)

Interest rates (27)

Jpmorgan (1)

Keynesian (7)

Keynesianism (4)

Lisbon Treaty (9)

Marriage (8)

Mortgages (21)

Northern Rock (32)

Oil (281)

Oppression (46)

Populism (3)

Private equity (11)

Profit (79)

Profit system (27)

Recession (120)

Rich (240)

Shares (18)

Shell (8)

Short-selling (2)

Social class (3)

Software (2)

Stock market (10)

Stock market crash (3)

Sub-prime (12)

Sub-prime market (2)

Subprime (10)

Tax (561)

Technology (22)

Universal Credit (11)

Wealth (65)

Wealth gap (14)

World economy (55)

capitalist crisis (30)

capitalist system (32)

Budget


Highlight keywords  |Print this articlePrint this article
From: The Socialist issue 939, 8 March 2017: We can save our NHS!

Search site for keywords: Bradford - Cuts - Budget - Anti-cuts - Council - Councillors - Homeless - Austerity - Care Homes - Anti-austerity

Bradford: Anti-cuts lobby against poor-bashing budget

Bradford bus workers on strike in 2015

Bradford bus workers on strike in 2015   (Click to enlarge)

Peter Robson, Bradford Socialist Party

Bradford Socialist Party members were in attendance along with other activists at the lobby of the council on 23 February outside Bradford city hall. Some Labour councillors came and talked to us as we attempted to persuade them to set a no-cuts budget.

This was a marked difference from 2016 when they were openly hostile towards us. But our attempts to offer an anti-austerity budget did not stop the Labour-run council making a further 40 million of cuts which, with the already millions that have decimated this city, is a legacy they should be ashamed of.

Not only will these cuts yet again attack the poorest, with the Edmund Street centre already closed as a refuge for the homeless. To add insult to injury, after the dirty work was done, they announced to the local press that they now want to rehouse 20% of people in care homes back into their own homes!

Clearly, some of these people are very ill and it would be unbelievable to send them home. And to what? With these cuts, there will be no carers left at this rate. We will continue to challenge these councillors.






Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Related links:

Bradford:

triangleDemonstrators see off far-right in Keighley

triangleBradford Socialist Party: What the election results mean and what we do next

triangleThursday 15th May 2017, 7.30pm

triangleThe Socialist inbox

triangleAngry march against Bradford council-approved incinerator

Cuts:

trianglePlans to launch no-cuts campaign at Kirklees College

triangleEnd Tory war on poor

triangleGlenfield victory shows people power can save our NHS

triangleTyneside to protest against A&E and walk-in cuts

Budget:

triangleTory housing policy: build zilch, hike prices

triangleSocialist Students day of action demands free education

triangleMake the Tories history

Anti-cuts:

triangleBristol libraries safe - for now - as council caves to pressure

triangleDemand for no-cuts budget grows

Council:

triangleRough sleeping crisis: make homes, not arrests

Councillors:

triangleAnti-DOO lobby of Liverpool's transport committee

Homeless:

triangleThem & us

Austerity:

triangleTUSC conference to debate 2018 elections

Care Homes:

triangleThe Socialist inbox

Anti-austerity:

triangleCorbyn's Labour can defeat Tories with socialist programme