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28 September 2011
Stop the health service cutbacks!: Tory health secretary, Andrew Lansley, has said that 60 hospitals in 22 National Health Service (NHS) Trusts are facing severe financial difficulties and are making cutbacks because of rip-off payments owed under Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts...
21 September 2011
Breadline USA: 'The rich get richer, the poor get poorer'; is perhaps an overused cliché, but, nevertheless, a phrase that accurately describes social conditions in the USA today...
7 September 2011
Socialist Party contests Coventry ward: Ed Miliband plans to re-write the Labour Party's 93 year old founding principles and aims, suggesting that Tony Blair didn't go far enough 17 years ago when he attacked the party's 'clause IV', which had committed Labour to a programme of mass nationalisation, writes Lenny Shail.
1 August 2011
Despite a large number of staff holidays during August, numbers at the picket line in Leeds remained high today
20 July 2011
The prospect of mass unemployment and the threatened job losses at train-building firm Bombardier could lead to the midlands city of Derby being called a ghost town...
6 July 2011
Following on from the inspiring national conference of the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN), supporters of the NSSN in Coventry called a meeting titled 'What next after 30 June?'
22 June 2011
This year was supposed to be a special year for Coventry - a celebration of 50 years of comprehensive education in the city, writes Jane Nellist, Coventry NUT, personal capacity.
9 June 2011
Reports from Bradford, Leeds and Coventry. Plus Cardiff - added on 13.6.11. On Tuesday 7 June, PCS members in HMRC across the UK walked out for an hour
8 June 2011
The campaign in Coventry against academies continues with strike action at two schools this week
6 June 2011
Up to 100 people attended a protest on Friday in Coventry city centre against the Con-Dem cuts to legal aid. This was just one of many protests that took place around the country...
1 June 2011
A third trade union, Unison, has now joined the battle to defend comprehensive education against the privatisation of our education via 'academies' in Coventry, writes Sunara Begum, Coventry Socialist Party.
24 May 2011
Bosses at Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospitals NHS Trust have announced cuts in some of the charges for car parking at Walsgrave hospital
10 May 2011
Coventry Socialist Party increased its vote across Coventry and gained 30% of the vote in St Michael's ward
4 May 2011
Campaigners and socialists in Coventry won a concession from the council in the battle to halt a private land-grab...
28 April 2011
Coventry Socialist Party website interviewed 18-year old Dan Crowter, Socialist Alternative Coventry, youngest election candidate in the Coventry local elections
27 April 2011
On Thursday 5 May millions of people get the chance to pass judgement on a year of the Con-Dem government. Socialist candidates will be offering an alternative to the diet of cuts, writes Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor, Coventry and TUSC steering committee.
20 April 2011
The twin terminator toffs, Cameron and Clegg, are determined to slash public services, privatise whatever they can and wipe out even more jobs, writes Lenny Shail, Socialist Alternative candidate, Coventry.
20 April 2011
"There are times when working people like us have to stand up and be counted''. These were the words of Judy Griffiths, Socialist Alternative candidate in Coventry, at an emergency residents' meeting...
13 April 2011
Every Labour-led council has voted through cuts, saying they have no choice. But in May's elections, in 55 local authorities as well as in the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly elections, over 180 candidates are standing on the no-cuts platform of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).
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