Reports and Campaigns
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24 March 2017
"Yesterday we were under their spell, today they're under ours", said a CWU rep
22 March 2017
Four million kids in poverty, single parents to lose £2,850, and a paltry £5 million to help mothers back into work
15 March 2017
"Can you imagine how we feel knowing that our precious daughter could have to travel for hours in an emergency situation to get to life saving surgery when she may not have hours? If you go ahead with your proposal children will die, it's a simple as that. How can that ever be an acceptable outcome?"
8 March 2017
The following is an account of years of struggle by parents of a disabled child to secure the proper resources to meet their daughter's needs. A situation made more difficult by draconian cuts in funding local services.
8 March 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including Bromley library victory, academy opposition in Camden and a Liverpool dockers strike.
1 March 2017
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Worse-off women; farm fiends; Trotsky and Poland.
1 March 2017
Even in the heyday of the welfare state, parents of disabled children received little help, understanding or support. The Tories want to drive us back to the days when family care was the norm
28 February 2017
Families of heart patients at the threatened East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre at Glenfield Hospital have condemned NHS England for a "totally inadequate" public consultation
27 February 2017
Unite activists demonstrated outside Malmaison hotels to fight against tip stealing and workplace bullying
15 February 2017
The latest government statistics show yet another record high in prison deaths and violence
14 February 2017
The allegations of homophobic abuse, bullying and intimidation levelled by Angela Eagle and her anonymous and cowardly supporters against Wallasey constituency Labour party (CLP) have now collapsed due to the fact that there was absolutely no credible evidence.
11 February 2017
THE KILLING of two innocent young black women on New Years Day, apparently caught in the crossfire of a gang battle, sparked a flurry of media interest in gun crime, writes Steve Score.
1 February 2017
The Guardian and BBC news have exposed garment manufacturers in Leicester employing thousands of workers on £3 an hour, less than half the minimum wage.
11 January 2017
Children's centres in Liverpool are at risk of closure with many unsure about their future. With the government making cuts to a much-needed service, do they not realise how detrimental it could potentially be to parents and children?
22 December 2016
A prison officer explains the truth surrounding the deal. The guaranteed three year pay deal of 0.5-1% a year is a fallacy: neither the government or the national offender management service have the power to implement this.
14 December 2016
It is without doubt that our children are the most tested in the world.
7 December 2016
Just days after the last general strike that was called by the Sindicato de Estudiantes against the "Revalidas Fanquistas" (introduction of matriculation), we have been proved correct in what we always said - struggle works.
30 November 2016
Leicester's adventure playgrounds are used by over 10,000 children citywide. The city's Labour council plans to close them. Parents and campaigners lobbied the council in protest.
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
15 November 2016
The last issue of the Socialist published an article by a prison officer detailing the reasons for the crisis in the prisons and calling for action. On 15 November action was taken.
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