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17 July 2013
BBC website points out how Socialist Party member Dave Nellist only took a worker's wage when he was an MP from 1983 until 1992
13 July 2013
BBC Coventry & Warwickshire highlights that Socialist Party member Dave Nellist only took a worker's wage when he was an MP, and he condemns the rise being given to MPs now
3 July 2013
The profit-hungry, super-exploitative companies who employ the nation's 'precariat' will be targeted by young workers and campaigners in a national week of action from 8 to 13 July
19 June 2013
Seven delegates will be heading down to the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) conference from the two CWU branches in Coventry, writes Lenny Shail.
15 May 2013
Coventry Against The Bedroom Tax have posted a video to their website: www.coventryagainstthebedroomtax.wordpress.com.
1 May 2013
Time for plan S: Changes to the benefit system and recent welfare reforms are forcing a growing number of people to use food banks...
27 February 2013
Around 150 people marched in Coventry city centre on 23 February in protest at £61 million of cuts threatened by councillors
27 February 2013
In a survey of Coventry Foodbank service users by Warwick University, 62.7% said their weekly household income was less than £100 a week, writes Robert McArdle , Coventry East Socialist Party.
24 February 2013
Around 150 people braved the freezing cold to march through Coventry city centre on Saturday morning in protest against £61 million of cuts that will be voted on by councillors.
20 February 2013
"The next Labour councillor who tries to back away from saving local services should recognise that by voting for massive cuts they will in effect be voting to abolish themselves, writes a Unison steward, Coventry.
20 February 2013
Third branch launched in Coventry: Coventry North Socialist Party, the third branch in the city, met for the first time on Wednesday 13 February, writes Glen Watson.
14 January 2013
To many who experienced the past sectarian behaviour of the SWP combined with abstract propaganda - 'One solution, revolution!' - the seeming metamorphosis to a 'broad' approach in this decade was a revelation...
17 December 2012
Last Tuesday saw trade unions at Coventry City Council hold a protest lobby of the Cabinet meeting. Around 80 workers attended in their lunch break, with support coming from others unions such as CWU,...
5 December 2012
All-out Christmas strike: After taking over 30 days of strike action over the summer, 20+ re-cycling workers, working at Sheffield's five Dump-it sites, thought they had secured an agreement to restore their working hours...
29 November 2012
Workers at Coventry council have been hit by a sledgehammer blow with news that an extra 600 jobs are going
14 November 2012
Around 50 people attended a protest organised at short notice by Coventry trade unions in solidarity with workers taking action across Europe...
7 November 2012
Black cabs: Workers at Coventry black cab maker LTI, staged a sit-in on 31 October before entering talks with administrators, PWC...
24 October 2012
Two new primary schools planned for Coventry have been shelved because, under the Con-Dems' 2011 education act, all new schools have to be 'academies' or 'free schools' (unless no sponsors take up the offer), writes Jane Nellist, Coventry NUT member.
17 October 2012
The National Shop Stewards Network spent the last few months helping build the TUC demonstrations in London, Glasgow and Belfast, writes Rob Williams, NSSN national chair.
19 September 2012
On the same day as education secretary Michael Gove announced his education counter-reforms, Coventry National Union of Teachers (NUT) members and fellow trade unionists protested against the rigging of GCSE exams by Ofqual due to government pressure...
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