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3 February 2016
The Tories have announced the closure of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) office in Sheffield next year. This makes a mockery of their 'Northern powerhouse' economic policy, writes Marion Lloyd, PCS union rep, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
8 January 2016
On 6th Jan Sheffield Council housing workers took strike action
2 December 2015
Huddersfield First UK Bus drivers took one-day strike action in protest at management's decision to tear up a local pay agreement
25 November 2015
Hundreds of steelworkers from across all the steelmaking heartlands of Britain - Wales, Scotland and the north of England - took to the streets of Sheffield on 21 November to demand government action to save the steel industry.
21 October 2015
Around the country campaigns are establishing networks to defend Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity politics. Socialist Party members are enthusiastically taking part.
9 September 2015
Campaigning by Socialist Party members and TUSC has helped a rethink on some of the cuts proposed by the Sheffield Bus Partnership.
19 August 2015
Sheffield Bus Partnership is attempting to make drastic cuts to bus services in the city. 50 buses a day will be taken off the network resulting in approximately 150 bus workers losing their jobs.
3 August 2015
Sheffield Bus Partnership is trying to push through drastic cuts to bus services in the city.
1 July 2015
The Tory chancellor's new spending cuts will hit young people hard. Join young activists in towns and cities across the country to protest on 8 July!
1 July 2015
Last week transport secretary Patrick Mcloughlin announced that Network Rail's £38.5 billion modernisation plan for Britain's railways has been postponed. This underscores the government's intentions of yet more savage cuts in public spending.
24 June 2015
At the annual Heeley Festival in Sheffield, Socialist Party members held a stall and had a great day - raising £176 for our fighting fund from plant sales.
21 June 2015
A ballot starts this week to involve more guards in the strikes
15 June 2015
"Gunstones Bakery - 150 years in the making, three years to destroy!" commented a union steward
20 May 2015
Protest reports from Sheffield and Bristol
8 April 2015
So far, 119 members in Yorkshire have pledged £12,414 to the Socialist Party's election appeal, of which £8,570 has been paid
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
14 January 2015
Rotherham town hall was flooded by angry pensioners demanding free travel on 5 January, writes Sharron Milsom, Sheffield North Socialist Party.
10 December 2014
On 6 January students from 25 universities and colleges around the country met in London for the Socialist Students national conference
3 December 2014
A protest planned outside Sheffield Magistrates Court is now partly a celebration. Cases against pensioners George Arthur and Tony Nuttall, the "freedom riders" arrested at Sheffield railway station, have been dropped
12 November 2014
Sheffield recycling workers went on indefinite strike on 1st November
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