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28 March 2013
Wirral Labour council has voted through £42 million of cuts as part of £109 million projected cuts over three years. A campaigner from Wirral Youth Theatre explains the consequences
23 January 2013
New Labour-led Lambeth council called the Brixton Hill byelection for 17 January, minimising scrutiny of their cuts programme with a short election campaign period.
7 January 2013
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidates are contesting two byelections this month on the Wirral, Merseyside
16 March 2011
Tower Hamlets: In 1921 Poplar councillors, led by George Lansbury, electrified British politics by refusing to make working class East Londoners pay unaffordable rates...
7 October 2009
WIRRAL RESIDENTS and workers are cautiously celebrating the decision by Wirral council's LibDem/Labour ruling coalition to do a u-turn and revoke their decision to close eleven libraries across Wirral, writes Dave Lunn, Wirral Against the Cuts, personal capacity.
8 April 2009
Following a four-month campaign by local communities and the opportunist intervention of local politicians of all parties, Wirral council's library closure programme has been suspended, writes Dave Lunn, Wirral Against the Cuts (WAC) steering committee, personal capacity.
18 February 2009
WITHIN THREE days of Wirral Council's Liberal-Labour ruling coalition ratifying the decision to close eleven libraries and other leisure and cultural facilities, representatives of the local community and other action groups rallied to a meeting called by Wirral trades council, declaring: "The fig, writes Dave Lunn, Wirral Against The Cuts Coalition (personal capacity).
11 February 2009
On 9 February around 150 people rallied at Wallasey town hall against the wholesale destruction of local services by Wirral council, writes Hugh Caffrey.
5 February 2009
THE PEOPLE of Wirral are organising against the Lib-Lab coalition council's plans to axe libraries and other leisure services, writes Dave Lunn, Wirral Against The Cuts steering committee (personal capacity).
21 January 2009
JUST BEFORE Christmas Wirral's ruling Lib-Lab coalition council announced plans to butcher cultural and leisure services, writes Merseyside Socialist Party members.
14 January 2009
ON SATURDAY 10 January, despite the freezing weather, around 350 Wirral residents, trade unionists, youth and community campaigners stepped up their protest in opposition to Wirral council's proposed cuts in jobs and services by marching from Wallasey town hall to Birkenhead town hall...
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