Reports and Campaigns
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20 March 2013
Mid-Yorkshire NHS Trust is looking to cut back Dewsbury Hospital services. Little notice or information has been given for the consultation meetings, which have already started and will be over by 20 March
7 March 2012
Around 100 angry parents and their children demonstrated through the streets of Huddersfield on Saturday 3 March against Kirklees council's proposals to mothball half of the 32 children's centres, writes Mike Forster.
29 February 2012
"Kirklees council looks set for U-turn on proposal to downgrade children's centres" proclaimed the headline in Huddersfield's local paper, writes Jackie Grunsell, Huddersfield Socialist Party.
5 October 2011
Socialist Students has had an excellent response at this year's freshers fairs. Fury is the most frequently displayed emotion whenever the government or bankers are mentioned
11 May 2011
Roundup: 174 candidates, standing in 50 councils, contested the English local elections under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) umbrella, polling over 25,000 votes...
18 February 2011
On Tuesday 15 February Kirklees council's cabinet was forced to abandon their preferred ambition to establish an academy at Fartown High School in Huddersfield by a highly successful campaign by local parents. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist newspaper.
12 January 2011
On 7 January, at one of the biggest stewards' meetings in Kirklees Unison branch's history, the branch voted to call off the planned five-day strike which had been endorsed by a mass ballot of the 7,500 strong membership only two weeks earlier, writes Mike Forster.
8 December 2010
London: Thousands of students marched again on 30 November, to protest as tuition fees were to be debated in parliament...
3 December 2010
Socialist Students members from around Yorkshire built for and participated in the 2nd National Day of Action against cuts and fees on the 30th Nov, despite the appalling weather conditions...
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