Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
1 July 2015
Students graduating from university this year will be the first generation that faced £9,000 a year tuition fees over their three years. The Socialist Party campaigns for all fees to be scrapped.
10 June 2015
Build a mass movement to fight back: Thousands of "promising futures" are being put at risk by cuts. That's according to a survey of English councils by the Local Government Association (LGA). 90% have cut services for teenagers not in
3 June 2015
No Tory freebie: The Tories' Childcare Bill announced in the Queen's Speech promises to extend free childcare from 15 to 30 hours a week by 2017. What's the catch?
27 May 2015
Tories threaten young people's welfare, housing and education: Sitting in my first A-level economics lesson a year before US bank Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy my teacher said: "before you finish this course the economy will have crashed"
8 April 2015
The next government could bring in charges for NHS services. This was the warning made by Mark Porter, head of doctors' organisation the BMA, because of the NHS's £30 billion deficit
8 April 2015
They called the leaders' debate last Thursday the meeting of "The Magnificent Seven", but Disney's 'Seven Dwarfs' could have done better - with Dopey surpassing Farage any day!
1 April 2015
Sue Powell, TUSC parliamentary candidate for Gloucester, spoke at a Gloucester College hustings on 19 March in front of 50 students
25 March 2015
Join the socialist fightback! The Socialist Party's central message in the 2015 elections is this: austerity is not necessary and there is an alternative - a socialist alternative
11 March 2015
Socialist Students members organised a march for free education of around 150 in Leeds on 6 March. Students and young workers were attracted from across Yorkshire
25 February 2015
Labour's recent announcement that, given a win at the up-coming elections, they plan on reducing tuition fees to £6,000 a year would be laughable to students if it was not a complete insult
18 February 2015
Almost a million fewer people are registered to vote than last year - another barrier to anti-establishment campaigners in elections, writes David Maples, Lambeth Socialist Party.
4 February 2015
"Students and workers, unite and fight!" was the chant that summed up the spirit of the Leicester March for Free Education
4 February 2015
I come from a small mining village in Kent, so I was quite politically aware while growing up. I often had conversations about politics with my parents, writes Beth Sutcliffe, Lewisham Socialist Party.
22 October 2014
Classless Ukip?: Ukip claims to represent 'all social classes'. So what is the commons voting record of Ukip's newest MP, Tory defector Douglas Carswell?
17 September 2014
For many young people, this month represents the start of a new phase in their lives - an exciting and fresh chapter. Universities will welcome tens of thousands of first-year students.
3 September 2014
We now have to stay in compulsory education until we're 18, without Education Maintenance Allowance
23 April 2014
The Daily Telegraph predicted that 2014 will be another profitable year for homeowners, suggesting that "the spring could be a great time to go for that investment-cum-country-house you have had your eye on."
26 March 2014
Universities minister David Willetts has been forced to admit that student debt defaults are currently at about 45%
22 January 2014
Part of a week of action opposing student loan privatisation: The Student Loan Company (SLC) is up for sale.
27 November 2013
Polly Toynbee's recent Guardian column (22 November) contained a damning criticism of the Con-Dems' treatment of young people, writes Ian Pattison, Youth Fight for Jobs.
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