Reports and Campaigns
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9 August 2017
Rail union RMT has condemned plans by the Welsh Labour government to further privatise the Welsh rail network
3 May 2017
TUSC Mersey metro mayoral candidate Roger Bannister debated in the studio with other candidates on the BBC's Sunday Politics North West programme
26 April 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the general election, Militant in Liverpool, the Holocaust and football.
5 April 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is on the ballot paper for the inaugural election of the Liverpool City Region directly-elected mayor (the 'metro-mayor').
2 February 2017
Andy Burnham, Blairite MP for Leigh, has been selected as the Labour Party candidate for Greater Manchester metropolitan mayor. The new position is part of an undemocratic devolution of powers - and austerity.
2 December 2015
If we consider how Belgium's government deals with our wages, our benefits and our jobs, we should have no confidence to entrust them with our security.
28 July 2015
Jacqui Berry, a TUSC candidate in Kent in the May 2015 elections and a member of the Socialist Party, expressed her view on YouTube of the government's attacks on the NHS
18 June 2014
In the context of a wave of struggle and protests in the run-up to the World Cup, the São Paulo Metro workers began a powerful strike on 5 June (temporarily suspended at the time of writing)
10 June 2014
A Metro strike in Sao Paolo state in Brazil is underway; 60 striking workers have been sacked and are appealing for international solidarity
30 October 2013
November marks 20 years since John Major's Tory government gave the go-ahead to splitting up and selling off British Rail
9 August 2013
Churchill Cleaners working on the Tyne and Wear Metro system have secured a major victory at an Employment Tribunal after the RMT union took up their case
17 July 2013
Churchill cleaners for the Tyne and Wear Metro have mounted a serious escalation in their industrial action
19 February 2013
Churchill cleaners have stepped up their battle for a living wage, by now striking for seven days
25 January 2013
Churchill cleaners are still battling against poverty pay
23 January 2013
Metro strike: Transport union RMT has announced that cleaners working for Churchill on the Tyne and Wear Metro will strike again for 24 hours, starting on 23 January...
30 December 2012
Churchill cleaners working on Tyne and Wear Metro have taken a further 72 hours of strike action over the Christmas holiday
8 August 2012
"Who are we - RMT" and "Low Pay - No Way", were amongst the deafening chants at a protest outside the front door of Nexus, the regional transport authority
6 August 2012
Churchill cleaners working on Tyne & Wear Metro have taken a further 48 hours of strike action against stingy bosses in a highly profitable company who had the audacity to describe a zero increase pay offer as generous...
20 June 2012
Following a successful 24-hour strike on 7 June, drivers, ticket inspectors and engineering workers covered by the Red Book Agreement were offered an improved pay award along with travel concessions on other train operating companies
13 June 2012
PCS political ballot: Members of the Public and Commercial Services union have started voting in a ballot on the union's political campaigning strategy, writes Rachel Potter Merseyside Socialist Party.
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