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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...
29 August 2012
How did we end up worse off?: All three local authority trade unions have now accepted the new-look pension scheme - LGPS 2014, with ballots in GMB, Unite and Unison all returning large majorities in favour of accepting, writes a Coventry council worker.
28 August 2012
All three local authority trade unions have now accepted the new look pension scheme - LGPS 2014, with ballots in GMB, Unite and Unison all returning large majorities in favour of accepting...
8 August 2012
The reaction of the right wing to the Olympics opening ceremony says it all. It was attacked in a racist, reactionary, anti-working class article in the Daily Mail (later taken down from the paper's website...
25 July 2012
Exposed - the real threat of privatisation: A leaked letter to doctors from a Coventry hospital chief executive has exposed the reality of allowing the private sector into the NHS
18 July 2012
Over 100 new 'free schools', to open in September, were announced on 13 July, which will more than double the total number of free schools in England...
9 May 2012
For the 14 hours of election day in Coventry, rain fell almost without ceasing. Yet despite the terrible weather conditions Socialist Party supporters in St Michael's ward campaigned relentlessly
4 May 2012
For TUSC results see: tusc.org.uk
TUSC candidates won victories in Preston and Walsall and ran many hard-fought campaigns elsewhere. Click 'more' below for reports from Coventry, Liverpool, Salford, Swansea, Lincoln, Stroud, London and Gateshead
2 May 2012
Round-up across the country: All together in Liverpool to support TUSC mayoral stand: 300 people attended the Liverpool pre-election rally for mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates across Merseyside, writes Dave Walsh.
30 April 2012
At a fantastic Coventry election rally on Saturday over 80 people heard the case for a socialist alternative to the big-business parties
18 April 2012
Thursday 19 April 7-9pm, Cardiff Bus Sports and Social Club, Tudor St, Riverside...
11 April 2012
Not content with attacking ordinary families from the cradle to the grave - from closing Sure Start centres to making us work longer for lower pensions - Britain's super-rich bosses are now after our bank holidays!
15 March 2012
The Coventry Observer reports that: "Coventry City Council is in line to win an award for the way it has delivered budget cuts"
7 March 2012
Coventry council's Labour leader John Mutton invited Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist to become the city's deputy Lord Mayor in May, which would normally lead on to the position of Lord Mayor in 2013
22 February 2012
"It was an inspiring event," said Kath O'Donnell about the funeral for her anti-poll tax colleague, Rob Windsor, at Coventry Cathedral
15 February 2012
Coventry Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist is campaigning against education cuts and tuition fees
9 February 2012
Arrangements have been announced for the funeral of one of Coventry's most popular former councillors...
1 February 2012
In the 3 May local elections Coventry Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist will be seeking re-election...
25 January 2012
What a banker: Cameron's rhetoric about clamping down on bankers' bonuses is becoming more and more farcical. RBS chief executive, Stephen Hester, looks set to receive a bonus of up to £1.6 million.
16 January 2012
On 14 January Rob Windsor, socialist fighter and previous Socialist Party councillor in Coventry, lost his long struggle against liver disease and died at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth hospital.
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