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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.
23 November 2011
Earlier this year Coventry's Labour-led council proposed to remove £1 million from the annual £1.8 million budget for day care at Sure Start centres in the city, writes Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor, Coventry.
25 October 2011
"Young protesters staged a vocal demo through Coventry city centre as part of the national Jarrow March anniversary campaign"
24 October 2011
Over 100 young people, trade unionists and anti-cuts campaigners joined the Jarrow marchers on a demonstration in Coventry on Saturday
23 October 2011
The Jarrow March for Jobs organised by Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) is now in its 23rd day and has reached Coventry
12 October 2011
The Socialist Party reaffirmed its strong position in Coventry, coming third in the Lower Stoke ward council by-election on Thursday 6 October on 254 votes (10.06%), writes Lenny Shail, Coventry Socialist Party.
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
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