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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.
30 March 2011
New housing benefit claims from Friday 1st April will only be eligible for a reduced rate; existing tenants will see their claims reduce at some point up to nine months after the anniversary of their claim date...
23 March 2011
On 5 May millions of voters will pass judgement on the Con-Dem coalition in elections to local councils, the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly, writes Councillor Dave Nellist, Acting chair, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.
18 March 2011
9 March 2011
Join the 26 March TUC demo
The three main establishment parties - Tories, New Labour, Lib Dems - have so far succeeded in limiting political debate on the cuts in public services, writes Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor and acting chair, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.
9 March 2011
On Saturday 5 March, over 250 delegates marched to a rally outside the Labour Party local government conference in London, writes Vik Chechi, Tower Hamlets Socialist Party.
22 February 2011
Tuesday 15 February saw a heightened day of struggle for the anti-cuts movement in Coventry and Warwickshire
19 January 2011
ON 7 January 2011 the former Labour MP for Bury North, David Chaytor, was sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to 18 months' imprisonment for 'false accounting' writes Coventry Socialist Party Councillor Dave Nellist (former Labour MP 1983-1992)...
14 October 2010
WHAT DO the results of the election to Labour's Shadow Cabinet tell us about the direction, or even likelihood, of Ed Miliband's party leading a fightback against the coalition cuts?, writes Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist, Chair, Campaign for a New Workers' Party.
6 October 2010
AS THE first Conservative Party delegates arrived for their 2010 conference at the ICC in Birmingham - a city whose Con-Dem council has threatened 26,000 employees with the sack unless they accept new contracts with reduced terms - thousands of trade unionists and political activists were gathering, writes Dave Griffiths.
29 September 2010
Almost every report of Tory chancellor George Osborne's impending cuts assumes that "of course, everyone knows cuts are necessary", writes Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor, Chair, Campaign for a New Workers' Party.
22 September 2010
A 30-strong crowd of determined residents from the Stoke Aldermoor estate in Coventry lobbied the city council meeting on Tuesday 14 September to save their local council neighbourhood management 'one stop' service office, writes Lenny Shail, Coventry West Socialist Party.
22 September 2010
Campaign for a New Workers' Party (CNWP): Room 3B, University of London Union building, Malet Street, London WC1. (nearest Tube stations: Euston, Euston Square and Goodge Street)...
20 September 2010
A 30 strong crowd of determined residents from the Stoke Aldermoor estate lobbied Coventry council to save their local council neighbourhood one stop service office...
18 August 2010
"When the real impact of these cuts is felt in services for children, young people and some of the most vulnerable communities in Coventry, there will be outrage that all the other councillors were united in passing these cuts."...
29 July 2010
Demonstration in London 5 June 2010 after Israeli state killings on Gaza bound aid flotilla
23 June 2010
Listing of some Socialist Party anti-cuts meetings
7 May 2010
May 2010 will probably be remembered by history not for the British general election, but as the start of a heroic mass struggle of the Greek working class.
This is a fight to defend their living conditions against the savage onslaught of capitalism. The Greek working class showed their defiance with a gigantic general strike and the biggest demonstrations since the overthrow of the military dictatorship in 1974.
28 April 2010
A chance to put your questions to your local Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidates. Listing of meetings around the country.
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