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From The Socialist newspaper, 29 January 2014
PCS leadership elections
The elections for the leadership of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will start soon, with nominations closing on 6 March.
Socialist Party members in PCS are part of Left Unity, which is standing candidates with the PCS Democrats - as the Democracy Alliance.
Socialist Party members who are standing include Chris Baugh for Assistant General Secretary, Janice Godrich for President and John McInally for Vice-President.
The union's Democracy Alliance-led leadership has a proven track record of opposing the Con-Dems' austerity attacks by fighting for jobs, services and working conditions.
PCS branches are being asked to nominate Democracy Alliance candidates - a full list is available on leftunity.org.uk
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In The Socialist 29 January 2014:
Socialist Party news and analysis
Recovery? More Tory Lies!
Brighton Green referendum offers no alternative to cuts
Landlords, the real beneficiaries of benefits street
Them and Us
International socialist news and analysis
Davos: World capitalism means increased inequality
New mineworkers' strikes in South Africa
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
We need councillors who stand up for us
Plymouth TUSC plans for 2014 elections
Stop London Underground cuts
Support the tube workers' strikes
Determined strikes can stop London Underground in its tracks
Socialist Party workplace news
University workers continue strike action over pay
Land Registry threatened with sell-off
PCS leadership elections
NUT activists meet to push for action
NSSN launched in south of England
Workplace news in brief
The Socialist readers' comments
Debate on the environment
A waste of a Friday evening
Fight all cuts!
Derbyshire: 'Old Labour' cuts hurt just as much
Carmarthenshire council rats
Spelthorne residents demand fire cuts are stopped
Leeds Labour breaks bedroom tax promise
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
Bakers union launches fast food rights campaign
Socialist Party Northern region conference
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