Reports and campaigns

17 January 2018

Socialist Party women's meeting brings together members to share experiences

A great opportunity for socialist women from all over the country to share views and experiences, build political confidence and explore issues of particular relevance to women

17 January 2018

Packed Newham meeting against academies

If a new round of pro-academy Blairite councillors are selected, then campaigners may feel there is no choice but to stand against them in May

17 January 2018

Lobby pushes Liverpool council to oppose privatisation

Around 70 people lobbied Liverpool council to protest against 'accountable care organisation' privatisation proposals

17 January 2018

Heating scandal on east London estate

The heating and hot water supply to 200 residents on the private Barking Riverside estate in east London was threatened by asset strippers in the middle of winter

17 January 2018

Undercover policing legal challenge

The government has failed to inquire into undercover policing operations in Scotland

17 January 2018

No to the Woolwich monster block

If Greenwich council and property developers get their way Woolwich's skyline will soon be unrecognisable

17 January 2018

Workplace news in brief

Woolwich ferry workers vote to strike against job and pay cuts; vote Amy Murphy for a fighting democratic Usdaw union president

17 January 2018

PCS union 2018 elections - nominate the left slate for a continued fighting leadership

PCS members can nominate candidates for the national executive committee at their branch annual general meeting in February or March - the Socialist Party supports the Democracy Alliance

17 January 2018

Hackney school cleaners strike

Unite the Union members working in six schools in Hackney will be striking to defend wages and year-round contracts

17 January 2018

RMT strikes against driver-only operation continue

"Everyone passing understands that this strike is about rail safety"

17 January 2018

Ferrybridge: Workers down tools over unpaid wages

Construction workers on the Ferrybridge multi-fuel project in West Yorkshire stopped work on 12 January because workers' reported that wages had not been paid into their bank accounts

17 January 2018

We must fight all council cuts!

There are many council budget-setting meetings during January and February that are slashing millions more pounds off vital services - and many of these councils are run by Labour

17 January 2018

Southern Socialist Party conference

Since 2015 referendums and elections have gone the wrong way for the Tories and the ruling class

16 January 2018

Home care workers to strike

Birmingham home care staff will be striking against a Labour council against working three split shifts during the day

12 January 2018

Outrage against 'monster block' plan

140 people crammed into a Waltham Forest Trades Council Housing Action Network meeting

12 January 2018

Mini-strike wave continues and intensifies

The new year hasn't put an end to the disputes taking place across Manchester

10 January 2018

Strike wins biggest pay rise in ten years

Strike action in two areas has won McDonald's workers across the UK a significant rise.

10 January 2018

Amy Murphy for Usdaw president - vote for a fighting and democratic union

Elections for the new president of Usdaw, the shop and distribution workers' union, take place from 15 January with Socialist Party member Amy Murphy running to give the union a fighting leadership.

10 January 2018

Socialist sales highest in years as mistrust in capitalist media hits record levels

More people bought the Socialist in 2017 than 2016, and 2016 beat 2015 too. Well done to all the sellers of the Socialist for achieving this.

10 January 2018

2017 was the best fighting fund total this century!

In the last three months of 2017 Socialist Party members raised over 40,000 for the first time in the 21st century!