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Building Fund boost
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
In The Socialist 22 August 2018:
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