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24 March 2011
Before the general election David Cameron tried to claim that the Tory party had changed and was no longer the brutal anti-working class party of the 1980s...
14 February 2011
Watch the Socialist Party's Southern region organiser get rounds of applause attacking the defenders of David Cameron's Big Society on Nicky Campbell's The Big Question.
2 February 2011
In his attempt to win support for the Con-Dem health bill, David Cameron was everywhere, rushing around TV and radio stations and newspaper offices, trying to defend the Con-Dems' plans to 'modernise' the NHS in England - straight back into the 1930s...
26 January 2011
THE NEWS of the World (NoW) phone hacking scandal has claimed the job of Andy Coulson, David Cameron's spin doctor-in-chief, writes Philip Stott, Socialist Party Scotland.
12 January 2011
The News of the World's denials that illegal phone hacking was carried out by the newspaper on a regular and sustained basis are rapidly unravelling, writes Philip Stott, CWI Scotland.
5 January 2011
PRIME MINISTER David Cameron's New Year message told us that 2011 will be a "difficult year". The Con-Dem coalition, he claimed, will take "hard but necessary steps" in the next 12 months, writes Roger Shrives.
18 August 2010
PRIME MINISTER David Cameron, using the cover of tackling fraud, is bringing in credit referencing company Experian to challenge the claims of benefit claimants, writes Chris Newby.
21 July 2010
Using the cover of 'saving' money by reducing 'bureaucracy', the Con-Dem government is effectively proposing the wholesale privatisation of the National Health Service...
30 June 2010
Government's swingeing cuts: Millionaire Tory leaders George Osborne and David Cameron are going to write to every public sector worker in the country to ask where the billions of pounds of public spending cuts should be made, writes Nancy Taaffe, Library worker.
16 June 2010
Bloodbath Budget 22 June: Deeper cuts, faster cuts, tougher cuts. This is what Tory chancellor George Osborne promises in his 'austerity' budget, saying public debt is "worse than we thought"...
9 June 2010
'There is no alternative to pain'. This is the deafening drumbeat of the capitalist politicians and media. David Cameron claims he has no choice but to take "tough" decisions and to carry out cuts. But the Socialist Party does not accept there is no alternative to public sector cuts. Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary, explains.
2 June 2010
CHIEF TREASURY secretary David Laws, described as "a genius" by colleagues, inflicted £6.2 billion of cuts in public spending which will hit millions of people...
26 May 2010
A GOVERNMENT for the rich, of the rich. Nothing new in that of course, but the Cabinet in the Tory-Lib Dem coalition with its 18 millionaires weighs in at least £15 million richer than it was in the previous...
7 May 2010
In the issue of The Socialist published immediately before the general election, we wrote: "The British electoral system - famed throughout the world for ensuring 'stability' - now acts like a slot machine with the outcome highly uncertain." writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
27 April 2010
Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party, looks at the options facing the capitalists and their parties following the 6 May general election...
21 April 2010
The first television debate, on 15 April, between the leaders of the main parties was the first such election debate in Britain, writes Paula Mitchell.
21 April 2010
DAVID CAMERON'S comments on abortion last week underlined the danger of increased attacks on women's rights if the Tories win the general election...
7 April 2010
THE COMMENTS of shadow home secretary Chris Grayling last week show the continued existence of anti-gay prejudice in the Conservative Party, writes Ian Pattison, Leeds Socialist Party.
24 March 2010
It's been really heartening to get together like this with all your colleagues. The support has been great, horns are going all the time. The fire brigade beeped us. I believe the public support is there...
24 February 2010
Comment: HAS DAVID Cameron swapped his top hat for a cloth cap by calling for public sector workers to set up their own co-operatives?, writes Nancy Taaffe.
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