Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
20 February 2013
Dave Murray reviews the new "It's time to take over the banks" FBU pamphlet by Michael Roberts and Mick Brooks. Introduction by Matt Wrack, general secretary, FBU...
16 January 2013
On 19 January 1993, John Major's Tory government passed the British Coal and British Rail (Transfer Proposals) Act which led to the splitting up and privatisation of British Rail...
23 November 2010
FRAIL OLD people living in homes run by Southern Cross Healthcare (SCH), Britain's biggest provider of private nursing homes for old people, pay £473 a month on average for the privilege, some pay £2,000, writes Roger Shrives.
23 June 2010
JUST HOURS after agreeing a $20 billion compensation deal with US President Obama over the oil spill, oil giant BP again had to apologise, this time for BP chairman Svanberg's claim that the $240 billion multinational cares about "the small people", writes Hugh Caffrey.
18 April 2010
All of the policies outlined here are only the first steps towards constructing a new type of society...
24 February 2010
Nationally civil servants are facing an attack by the government on their 'compensation scheme' - their redundancy rights...
6 January 2010
South Yorkshire says: 'We want our buses back': South Yorkshire public transport users have had a double whammy this new year, with the usual annual rail fare rises coupled with the latest extortionate fare rises by First Group buses - averaging an 8% increase, writes Calvin Payne, We Want Our Buses Back campaign.
26 August 2009
Bus passengers will not have been surprised by a recent report from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) accusing bus companies of milking public subsidies and taking advantage of the free bus passes enjoyed by the over 60s and people with disabilities, writes Calvin Payne, Sheffield.
11 February 2009
Take the banks into full public ownership and control: Those who have helped to blight and ruin the lives of millions of workers, through mass unemployment and the brutal repossession of homes, should receive not one penny in so-called 'bonuses', writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
7 January 2009
Vote Robbie for a fighting, campaigning Usdaw.: Socialist Party member Robbie Segal is standing for election as president of the shopworkers' union Usdaw...
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