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10 November 2017
Pickets stretched from London to Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight
1 November 2017
Over 1,000 teachers, staff, parents and students put the question to MPs on 24 October: "What are you going to do to end the school funding crisis?"
18 October 2017
'Southampton Fair Funding for All Schools' brought teachers, students, TAs, heads and parents onto the streets on 14 October to protest against the growing crisis in Southampton schools. The action took place ahead of the national lobby of MPs at Westminster on 24 October, which the campaign has built for.
1 September 2017
Women working for caterers Baxter Stanley in the canteen at the Fawley refinery (near Southampton) voted unanimously to strike over their derisory 12p pay rise
25 August 2017
"Talk about sourcing that will save the plant or we'll fight", say Bridgend Ford workers to the company
26 July 2017
Southampton city councillors faced a lot of angry people on 19 July at their full council meeting
26 July 2017
Over 1000 people packed Guildhall square in Southampton on 15 July to hear Jeremy Corbyn. It was great to see so many young people. The RCN nurses' union was well represented and we met many angry nurses
12 July 2017
The new funding formula threatens to cut a further £3 billion from school budgets - in Southampton, that would mean losing over 350 teachers
31 May 2017
Education workers, parents and students are uniting in protest
31 May 2017
The Socialist Party hosted so far the only pro-Corbyn election rally in Southampton following a protest against education cuts on 27 May
12 April 2017
Management at Solent University is rattled and failing to cover up its plans for extensive cuts and redundancies. Already staff in the UCU and Unison unions have voted 92% in favour of 'no confidence' in the vice-chancellor, who is paid £300,000 a year.
8 March 2017
Put MPs on workers' wages: 18% worse off. The Institute for Fiscal Studies calculates that UK households will have living standards 18% lower by 2021 than they would have been had the economic crisis never happened.
9 February 2017
Starved of cash by continued Tory funding cuts, Labour councils are facing another round of budget cuts, writes Nick Chaffey.
7 December 2016
As terms and conditions throughout the UK are being chipped away, incomes are tightening and security in the workplace is in jeopardy, Unison members voted in September to decide whether or not to strike over the 1.1% pay offer that was made to most members.
30 November 2016
Southampton Labour Party recently held their AGM as the councillors in the cabinet voted through a further round of budget cuts.
16 November 2016
Southampton Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) campaigners, including Socialist Party members, staged a protest on 15 November outside the city's civic centre against cuts to the weekly bin collection service.
10 August 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Blairite bullies, Owen Jones and Owen Smith, fighting racism and more.
6 July 2016
In response to a threat from fascist group South Coast Resistance to march under the slogan 'Refugees not Welcome Here', over a thousand counter demonstrators arrived at the assembly point by the Bargate in Southampton on 2 July, without a fascist in sight.
15 June 2016
The Socialist Inbox: Letters to the Socialist's editors. European Union membership referendum special.
25 May 2016
We are for real internationalism. But that's why we need a socialist Europe, not the 'Employers' Union' that is the EU, with its austerity agenda. Tour locations and dates included.
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