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16 March 2011
As council budgets are being revealed around the country, youth services are facing some of the biggest cuts. Haringey's youth services face a 75% cut, whilst in Hackney jobs will be cut by 50%, writes Suzanne Beishon.
9 March 2011
On 24 March the voters in Bellingham ward in Lewisham, south east London will have a real choice in the council by-election, writes Chris Newby.
3 March 2011
Voters in the Bellingham by-election in Lewisham, south east London, have a clear choice. They can either vote for a candidate who will push through massive cuts to local services, or they can vote for...
23 February 2011
UNDER THE banner "Don't vote for cuts, vote for Ian Page" the Socialist Party launched its campaign in the Bellingham ward council by-election on 24 March in Lewisham, south east London...
23 February 2011
What we think: Cuts-making councillors must be challenged:
Barclays Bank made £11.6 billion in profits in 2009 and paid just 1% of that in UK corporation tax...
Demonstration reports from Bristol, Hackney, Hillingdon, Shrewsbury, Waltham Forest, Lewisham and Rhondda Cynon Taff
16 February 2011
Press release: Workers and students will demonstrate outside Connexions in Lewisham on Friday 18 March against youth unemployment and the closure of Connexions and Opening Doors.
9 February 2011
26 January 2011
ONE OF the flagship academies planned was Tidemill Primary School in Deptford in south London. Head master Mark Elms, who achieved widespread media attention when he became Britain's highest-paid 'superhead',...
15 December 2010
AT A time when millions of Londoners face massive attacks on their public services and 30,000 council workers face the sack, London councillors have their noses in a £32 million expenses trough, writes Chris Newby.
1 December 2010
On 29 November Lewisham council met to vote on £20 million worth of cuts, a third of that planned in the next three years, writes James Kerr, Lewisham Socialist Party.
23 November 2010
IAN PAGE, a former Socialist Party councillor in the south London borough of Lewisham wrote a letter (see below), which was printed in the Evening Standard, criticising the reported actions of Labour councillors from the borough who are attempting to wash their hands of any responsibility for cuts i, writes Ian Page, former Socialist Party councillor, Lewisham..
27 October 2010
Goldsmiths University: The Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 October announced cuts that will be detrimental to the future of young people across the country...
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...
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