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From The Socialist newspaper, 22 August 2018

Building Fund boost

Placards, leaflets, books: Just some of the reasons we need an office to produce material to campaign with

Placards, leaflets, books: Just some of the reasons we need an office to produce material to campaign with   (Click to enlarge)

When meeting the funeral directors to discuss my mother's funeral, my sister suggested that the 'charity collection' should go towards a dementia charity.

My brother, who is not a member of the Socialist Party said: "No. It should go to the Socialist Party - they are the only people who are really fighting for the NHS. The NHS cared for our Mum right up to her end and so the money should go to the Socialist Party." My sister immediately agreed.

I felt proud that my brother felt so strongly about this. He knows about what the Socialist Party stands for and the work we are doing in York - fighting plans for outsourcing at the York NHS Trust and across the country - as does my sister.

The collection raised 185, which the branch decided to pay into the building fund. This will help the Socialist Party with the cost of finding new premises in the capital following the threat of eviction from our national headquarters in east London where we have been for 17 years.

Nigel Smith, York Socialist Party

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Nationalise rail! Tories out!

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Birmingham Prison crisis: a catastrophe of cuts and privatisation

Johnson's burqa outburst highlights racist Tory hypocrisy

Tories fear housing anger... but offer no solutions


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MOJ pay offer: robbing Peter to pay Peter

Victory: NHS workers say no to privatisation

London cleaners' strike: 'Pay us a living wage!'

Liebherr strike for better pay

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Huge anti-government demos in Romania

Morandi Bridge disaster - private profit to blame


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Fight Leicester NHS cuts plan

Keep Middlesbrough hospital staff in the NHS

Newcastle fans protest against Mike Ashley

The Socialist sales drive - how can you help?

End Runcorn school PFI rip off

Huge but chaotic Brighton Pride needs to be politicised

Building Fund boost

Why I joined the Socialist Party: "I was searching for an alternative to this system"

Revolt and Rebellion West London walk success


Opinion

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Union bureaucracies, soviets and workers' power

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