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3 January 2018
The heroic victory was vindicated straight away.
5 December 2017
Celebrations were taking place in Leicester city centre following an outstanding victory for the campaign to save congenital heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital
30 November 2017
The proposal to end surgery at the centre has been dropped
29 November 2017
A grassroots movement is continuing to build up against the grievous bodily harm being committed against the NHS by the Tory government
25 October 2017
With this year marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution, reflections upon the relationship between art and emancipation are once again at the forefront of our minds
11 October 2017
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles including BAE job cuts, PCS action and cinema strikes.
27 September 2017
Leicester Socialist Party and the National Shop Stewards Network (NSSN) attended an emergency branch meeting for workers from Tulip, a food processing plant in Coalville. The members present on 24 September voted unanimously to ballot for industrial action due to a series of abuses by their employers.
12 July 2017
The latest protest against the proposed closure of Glenfield Congenital Heart Centre took place in Leicester on 8 July
10 May 2017
Labour had booked a large meeting room at the Tigers Stadium, holding 800 people. The room was packed full, with people standing at the back
15 March 2017
The Socialist Party's national congress 2017 took was attended by delegates and visitors from Socialist Party branches all over England and Wales, as well as international guests
15 March 2017
"Can you imagine how we feel knowing that our precious daughter could have to travel for hours in an emergency situation to get to life saving surgery when she may not have hours? If you go ahead with your proposal children will die, it's a simple as that. How can that ever be an acceptable outcome?"
28 February 2017
Families of heart patients at the threatened East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre at Glenfield Hospital have condemned NHS England for a "totally inadequate" public consultation
22 February 2017
Leicester is a city dominated by Labour, with a Lib-Dem/Tory opposition group composed of just two councillors. However, like all other Labour councils up and down the country, they have been busy passing on Tory cuts with gusto (and crocodile tears).
15 February 2017
Patients, their families, trade unionists and others took to the streets
8 February 2017
The NHS is in crisis. Hospitals cancelled a record number of urgent operations last year, mainly because of bed shortages. One in six A&E departments faces closure or downgrading because of NHS cuts.
1 February 2017
The Guardian and BBC news have exposed garment manufacturers in Leicester employing thousands of workers on £3 an hour, less than half the minimum wage.
1 February 2017
Like other Labour-controlled local authorities, Leicester City Council is in the process of doing the Tories' bidding by destroying our city's public services.
14 December 2016
Following the Leicester Reclaim the Night march, the local Socialist Party invited the University of Leicester Feminist Society to speak at a meeting on rape and sexual violence. The society declined and said some "FemSoc committee and members... felt that the [Socialist Party] were trying to take over women's issues with socialism."
7 December 2016
The Tory plan to privatise the NHS via the back door has given way to smashing in via the main entrance. Their next attack is NHS England's shadowy 'STPs'. Under these, the government aims to make a further £22 billion of NHS cuts by 2020
30 November 2016
Fifty determined women and men marched through Leicester on 24 November as part of international action in support of the 'Reclaim the Night' campaign.
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