Reports and campaigns

16 November 2017

Sheffield Eastern Ave Job Centre strike ends

Applauded by supporters, PCS members marched back to work this morning at Sheffield's Eastern Avenue Job Centre, writes Alistair Tice.

16 November 2017

Virgin train workers vote for strike action over pay

RMT members at Virgin Trains West Coast have voted by 91% for strike action in response to a divisive pay offer

15 November 2017

March for free education! We demand a future!

Millions of young people face a future of only insecure work and a lifetime of debt.

15 November 2017

Plymouth PCS members fight relocation threat

On 6 November PCS members took strike action to prevent a relocation which would likely result in around 50 redundancies

15 November 2017

Virgin train workers ballot for strike action

Train managers, caterers, customer service and the other non-driving grades represented by the RMT union at Virgin West Coast are in dispute with bosses over a divisive pay offer

15 November 2017

Carlisle socialists campaign against Universal Credit

Universal Credit benefit changes will cause untold misery for thousands in Carlisle when they are fully rolled out in April next year

15 November 2017

Corbyn must challenge pro-gentrification council leader or others will

Claire Kober, the Labour leader of Haringey council, has been reselected to stand as a councillor in the May 2018 elections

15 November 2017

Why I joined the Socialist Party: "I started to question whether there was a better way"

As far back as I can remember I have struggled to come to terms with the staggering and blatant inequality in the world, writes Adam Lines, Exeter Socialist Party.

13 November 2017

Strike wave continues with 49 walkout days by housing workers

Mears workers have begun more action, joining others fighting back

10 November 2017

Strikers picket the South Western Railway network

Pickets stretched from London to Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight

10 November 2017

Huge support for strikes of bus drivers and train guards

Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down

10 November 2017

Highest ever ticket sales for Socialism event

This will be the biggest Socialism event yet

9 November 2017

Serco - not fit for purpose

So Serco - the private company making big profits from low pay of cleaners and porters in Barts NHS Trust - is exposed in the Paradise Papers

9 November 2017

Fight to keep guards on trains continues despite setback Aslef deal

Drivers at GTR Southern have finally voted to accept a deal which was recommended by the Aslef union leadership, which allows trains to run without a guard

8 November 2017

Brum meeting celebrates centenary of 1917

50 attended the Birmingham Socialist Party public meeting to mark the centenary of the Russian revolution

8 November 2017

Sheffield trees campaigner sentenced to prison

Sheffield trees campaigner Calvin Payne was sentenced to three months in prison, suspended for one year, for peaceful protest

8 November 2017

Opposition to new academy school being built on Leeds playing fields

Leeds council should not just accept the diktats of the Tory government

8 November 2017

Thousands march in London for Palestine

This year marks a century since imperialism's 'Balfour Declaration', 50 years since Israel's 1967 war on Palestine, and the tenth year of the blockade of Gaza

8 November 2017

Housing campaigners ask Corbyn to instruct Labour council regeneration ballots

Losing your home or child's play space is something that can't wait until an election - more importantly, it is within Labour councils' power to stop

8 November 2017

Chatsworth neuro-rehab ward still open - unions join the campaign

In July, Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust announced this Mansfield Community Hospital ward would close in early November. It didn't!