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some 120,000 people staged one of Dublin's biggest protests in living memory over spending cuts, photo www.socialisme.be (CWI Belgium)
21 July 2010
As Cameron and Clegg's government moves to dismantle public services, they could unleash a whirlwind of opposition as local public services anti-cuts alliances are formed and move into action.
TWO WEEKS - two meetings! The 'Hackney alliance to defend public services' has been formed. With 50 at each meeting from many unions and workplaces and community groups, a real buzz has developed to fight the cuts in Hackney.
19 May 2010
A number of messages of support have been sent to Ian Page and Chris Flood after they lost their council seats in the Telegraph Hill ward in Lewisham, south London. We print a selection here...
12 May 2010
Ian Page, Chris Flood and Jess Leech won our best votes ever in the council elections for the Telegraph Hill ward of Lewisham, south London, writes Chris Newby, London Socialist Party.
5 May 2010
Comment: Would having an 'executive Mayor' be more democratic than the way Tower Hamlets council is run at the moment...
28 April 2010
A chance to put your questions to your local Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidates. Listing of meetings around the country.
28 April 2010
"No canvassers except Ian Page". That is the message on a door in the Telegraph Hill ward of Lewisham, south London. This is one example of the support that we are getting during this campaign to get...
23 April 2010
To protect schools from privatisation & cuts, vote Chris Flood, Jess Leech and Ian Page in the Lewisham council elections on May 6th...
21 April 2010
The Telegraph Hill ward in the south east London borough of Lewisham has been represented by socialist councillors for 15 years...
14 April 2010
MOST ESTABLISHMENT politicians spend years ignoring working people, going against our wishes. But every few years it seems we're 'the boss' and they want to 'have a conversation' with us. It must...
31 March 2010
The Telegraph Hill ward in the south east London borough of Lewisham has been represented by socialist councillors for 15 years.
Over the years the local party branch has produced regular editions of a newsletter, Socialist News, to keep local residents informed on what their councillors, Ian Page and Chris Flood, are doing.
Copies of the report are available for sale at £2 per copy.
10 March 2010
On the weekend of 6 and 7 March, 25 Socialist Party members campaigned in the Telegraph Hill ward of Lewisham against the £4.1 million of cuts that the council are making to jobs and services, writes Chris Newby.
27 January 2010
WITH A general election and council elections looming, all the main parties are boasting about the massive level of cuts they will make to public services, the worst cuts in forty years, writes Chris Newby.
15 December 2009
Lewisham Socialist Party councillors Ian Page and Chris Flood came to the aid of the unemployed of Deptford, London, and the job centre workers at Deptford Job Centre, organised in the civil servants union, the PCS (Public and Commercial Services union)...
2 December 2009
THE GLOVES are off for next year's Lewisham council elections. The Socialist Party, the only party prepared to fight against cuts, faces all the other parties including the Greens prepared to implement...
29 July 2009
THE WHITE Hart in New Cross, south London, which had previously been operating as a lap dancing bar, has now returned to being run as a normal bar, writes Tania Eadie.
1 July 2009
ON 24 June a large number of parents and other supporters turned out to support the occupation of Lewisham Bridge School, south London, that has now been going on for a number of months, writes Socialist Party reporters.
27 May 2009
THE TWO Socialist Party councillors on Lewisham council, Ian Page and myself, put a motion to the 20 May council meeting to delay the move of pupils from Lewisham Bridge primary school, which is threatened with closure, writes Chris Flood, Socialist Party councillor.
27 May 2009
IN A successful demo on 22 May over 100 people - local residents, trade unionists, students - joined the "Stop the Strip" campaign's loud and noisy protest against a lap dancing club in New Cross, south London, writes Tanya Eadie.
20 May 2009
AS THE Socialist goes to press, the rooftop protest at Lewisham Bridge primary school is still continuing against the council's threat to demolish the school...
13 May 2009
PARENTS FIGHTING the closure of Lewisham Bridge primary school held a lively demonstration on 9 May in Lewisham town centre...
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