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29 February 2012
On Monday protesters were at McDonald's in Sheffield to voice disgust at the Con-Dems' forced labour schemes. Also read on for reports from Leeds, Birmingham and Wakefield
11 May 2011
Roundup: 174 candidates, standing in 50 councils, contested the English local elections under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) umbrella, polling over 25,000 votes...
13 January 2010
LEEDS CITY council recently announced that they had secured funding for 734 jobs through the Future Jobs Fund, writes Iain Dalton.
18 June 2008
Adrian O'Malley is the chair of Unison's Wakefield and Pontefract Hospitals branch and newly elected to Unison's health service group executive (SGE) for Yorkshire and Humberside...
16 April 2008
Where SOCIALIST PARTY members are standing in local council and Greater London Assembly elections on Thursday 1 May
6 February 2008
TGWU cleaners demonstrating against low pay, photo Molly Cooper
20 July 2006
NHS SERVICES in the Pontefract and Wakefield district face a shake-up. The council's planning committee has given the go-ahead for the £250 million hospitals development project that proposes to replace Pontefract General Infirmary, writes Mick Griffiths, secretary and Adrian O'Malley, chair, Wakefield and Pontefract Hospital UNISON (personal capacity).
27 April 2006
Where we're standing
Lewisham Telegraph Hill: Councillor Ian Page, Councillor Chris Flood, Jes Leech
Walthamstow High St: Claire Buddle
Southwark Cathedral: Lois Austin
Baguley Wythenshawe: Lynn Worthington
Netherton and Orrell Bootle: Pete Glover
Newcastle Byker: Paul Owens
Southampton Bevois: Nick Chaffey
Coventry St Michaels: Rob Windsor
Coventry Lower Stoke: Dave Runnells
Coventry Henley: Josie Kenny
Coventry Whoberley: Ross Saunders
Coventry Sherbourne: Jason Toynbee
Nuneato and Bedworth Exhall: Eileen Hunter
Stoke Abbey Green: Councillor Paul Sutton
Huddersfield Crosland Moor and Netherton: Dr Jackie Grunsell (Save Huddesfield NHS)
Sheffield Graves Park: Calvin Payne
Wakefield East: Mick Griffiths
The Socialist Party is also standing as part of the Socialist Green Unity Coalition, who are fielding up to 50 candidates in the local elections.
5 March 2005
UNISON's Health Service Group Executive (SGE) have voted against running a consultative ballot on pensions amongst its health service members...
9 October 2004
Health service: LOW PAY in the NHS is widespread - many ancillary workers get around £4.85 an hour, little more than the minimum wage. Thousands have to rely on extra payments for working unsocial hours just to scrape together a living...
7 December 2001
WAKEFIELD SOCIALIST Party has been campaigning for six years against PFI in the new Wakefield hospital development and in the NHS nationally, writes Mick Griffiths, Wakefield and Pontefract Hospitals UNISON and Wakefield Socialist Party.
25 May 2001
"AT LAST, I've got someone I can vote for!" exclaimed the traffic warden as he looked over to the Socialist Party stall being set up outside Wakefield Town Hall, writes Alistair Tice.
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