A clear strategy to defeat the Tory cuts

Since 2010 local government spending has been slashed by 40%. Countless essential services have been cut to the bone.

Tory chancellor George Osborne, in his Autumn Statement, announced a new round of savagery in 2016 with a massive 8.8% (£2.6 billion) cut in the government grant to local councils.

Osborne can rely upon local councils, including those run by Labour, to implement these cuts. But as the following articles explain there is a clear and practical socialist alternative.