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From The Socialist newspaper, 20 February 2019
What we heard
Blairite and 'Independent Group' MP Chris Leslie, photo by Chris McAndrew/CC (Click to enlarge)
Blairite Leslie won't be missed
Nottingham's now ex-Labour MP Chris Leslie has been a problem for a while now.
After the 2017 general election his constituency Labour Party passed a motion of censure to call for him to stop having a go at Labour and Jeremy Corbyn in public, and an open letter went around just recently exposing some of his rubbish.
I doubt we'll miss him, but it's disappointing that he got to walk out when we should have slung him out.
A Nottingham East Labour Party member
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In The Socialist 20 February 2019:
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NHS crisis deepens: Workers' and community action can save our health service
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What we think
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PCS Left Unity must unite on pay and elections
Universal Credit staff ballot for action
Annoyed?! I'm annoyed to be on poverty wages
Nationalise to save jobs at Honda!
Birmingham bin strike against 'blacklisting'
Deliveroo riders strike against exploitative pay and conditions
Leicester college pay strike goes on
Cardiff Uni: urgent action needed to stop job cuts
Hackney: Unite fights racism and victimisation
Harrowing accounts of austerity at Unison women's conference
Unite GLL pay campaign
International socialist news and analysis
Spanish state: social polarisation and budget defeat force snap election
Socialist Party reports and campaigns
Unite union London council workers back Enfield Labour no-cuts call
Leeds TUC presents a no-cuts alternative budget
Socialist Students conference shows potential for fighting leadership
London housing campaigners disrupt auction
Birmingham Uni: Standing up to racism is not harassment!
Leicester Socialists stand against Blairite mayor
Lincoln students back UCU ballot
Leicestershire needs NHS beds
Claimants and union slam Universal Credit
Energy retail firm collapse hits Tyneside
New recession fear stalks the world economy
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