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4 December 2017
75 years ago, the Beveridge report, which unveiled plans for the welfare state, including the NHS, was published by the government
11 January 2017
Socialist Party members and branches raised a record-breaking £140,535 in 2016. This is £17,000 more than we raised in 2015 (which was itself a record year) and the most we have raised in a year since the early 1990s.
14 September 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Marathon for the fighting fund; Sarah Picton obituary.
31 August 2016
Dozens of socialists in a field with sunshine, debate and refreshments. Unusual maybe, but our summer camp, held on August bank holiday weekend, is a longstanding highlight of the Socialist Party calendar.
11 May 2016
"No ifs, no buts, no children's centre cuts" was the rallying cry at the largest Chesterfield May Day demonstration for many years on 2 May.
21 October 2015
As a Sports Direct employee you not only slave in workhouse conditions, you can also be illegally sacked with 15 minutes notice.
23 September 2015
Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson continued to receive thousands from a local school - for two years longer than he worked there.
15 July 2015
On the same day as Save Derbyshire School Crossing Campaigners put questions about cuts to a meeting at Derbyshire County Council, a Lollypop Lady at their local school in Chesterfield was hit by a car.
10 June 2015
Chesterfield: Disability, school crossing and other anti-cuts campaigners marched alongside people from Rethink Mental Illness and Our Vision Our Future self-advocacy groups to fight Tory cuts that are passed on by the local Labour council, writes Elaine Evans.
2 April 2015
Scrapping of school crossing patrols is planned as part of a monumental £157 million of cuts
18 March 2015
NHS bullying: Worcestershire campaign Betrayed By Their Trust (BBTT) aims to make NHS managers accountable for abusive behaviour which is wrecking the lives and careers of workers
11 March 2015
30 years since the end of the miners' strike: Neal Davis, member of Mansfield Socialist Party, spoke to former Shirebrook (north Derbyshire) miner Ronnie Rodgers
8 October 2014
The East Midlands region ran a successful event to help train newer Socialist Party unionists how to work effectively in their union
2 July 2014
Ian Whyles, a member of the Socialist Party and its predecessor Militant for 34 years, has died aged 78, writes Jon Dale.
26 June 2013
Chesterfield college: Lecturers at Chesterfield College have taken two more days of strike action against 70 compulsory redundancies
10 June 2013
Chesterfield College lecturers were supported by students in a one-day strike against compulsory redundancies
4 September 2012
Workers at Remploy's two healthcare factories - Chesterfield and Springburn, Glasgow - started a week's strike on Monday 3rd September
29 August 2012
East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is in a period of consultation over proposals that would mean the closure of around 60 stations, writes Charlie Taylor, Derby.
25 April 2012
Unite members joined lunchtime protests against job losses at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Chesterfield and Leeds sites, writes Jon Dale.
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