Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
5 July 2017
Thursday 29 June 2017 saw a significant step forward for women in Northern Ireland (NI). Funding to cover the financial costs for them to access abortions in England was pledged by the Tory minority government
17 May 2017
Build a new workers' party. take the wealth off the 1%: An overview of Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto.
5 April 2017
A raft of callous Tory measures starting on 6 April will push another 200,000 kids below the breadline, according to the Child Poverty Action Group.
29 March 2017
The Tory government has announced £5 million of investment in 'returnships': internships targeted at women who left work to raise a family
11 January 2017
Beginning with an important talk on the pivotal role of women in the Russian revolution and the lessons we can learn from this a 100 years on, 50 Socialist Party members from around the country attended a national women's meeting in London on 7 January.
23 November 2016
The Irish government has refused to give a second reading to a bill for a repeal referendum on restrictions to women's abortion rights. There has been a clear development of a pro-choice sentiment within society. This shows the need to develop the struggle outside parliament.
9 November 2016
About 54,000 women a year are pushed out of their jobs within 12 months of returning from maternity leave - that's 11% - according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC).
31 August 2016
New research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows women on average still earn 36% less a week than their male counterparts. This is despite more than four decades of equal pay rights being on the statute books.
28 June 2016
The Socialist Party is a campaigning party. We are involved in many day-to-day battles in defence of working-class people - from opposing evictions, to campaigning to stop hospital closures
8 June 2016
Millionaire and former government minister Iain Duncan Smith claimed that cutting welfare payments and capping benefits would 'incentivise' unemployed people to find work - the Tory equivalent of a cattle prod
9 March 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. CEOs' millionaire salaries versus women's £300,000 pay gap. Trade Union Bill versus council consultations.
10 February 2016
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tory MP 'doesn't notice' £400,000 income, 16 million workers worse off with new pensions. Cameron's mum fights the cuts.
13 January 2016
On 9 January around 40 members from across the country travelled to London to attend the Socialist Party's annual national women's meeting.
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
3 June 2015
No Tory freebie: The Tories' Childcare Bill announced in the Queen's Speech promises to extend free childcare from 15 to 30 hours a week by 2017. What's the catch?
27 May 2015
A nice earner: One person not unduly worried about paying their gas bill is Tesco top dog Dave Lewis. In just six months the new head of the faltering retail giant was paid £4.1 million
13 March 2014
I am a single mother on a low wage, living in a village and relying on expensive public transport with no buses after 6pm or on Sundays
19 February 2014
For years scientists and trade unions have compiled a growing body of evidence, warning of the dangers of night shifts
19 February 2014
In Con-Dem Britain childcare is extortionate. Nearly a third of parents with children under five spend 30% of their monthly income on childcare, writes A north London parent.
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