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From The Socialist newspaper, 19 March 2009
THERE IS an ongoing campaign against the so-called 'Project Headroom' - a plan to make £7 million of 'savings' at Salford University through 150 redundancies and the cutting of courses.
On 12 March, a demonstration against this plan was staged at the university by the Salford Uni Defend Education (SUDE) campaign. Around 50 people were present at the protest, with UCU and student union banners being carried and some people playing drums, with one sounding a horn. Socialist Party members play an important part in the SUDE campaign and were prominent on the demonstration.
The aim of the demo was to deliver petitions against the plans to the vice-chancellor and registrar. Neither of these two was present to meet the protesters, instead sending a subordinate worker to collect the petitions.
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In The Socialist 19 March 2009:
Fight tuition fees: fight for jobs: fight for a future!
Youth march for jobs
Stop the witch-hunt
International socialist news and analysis
Worldwide protests at killings of Tamils
Rosa Luxemburg - still relevant today
Ireland: Make the rich pay
Tibet: The 1959 uprising
Socialist Party campaigns
The miners were right!
End the 'benefits trap'
Liverpool University: Stop the cuts!
Tube strike ballot
Crisis in the legal aid system
Socialist Party congress
Socialist Party congress reports
Videos of Socialist Party Congress 2009
Perspectives for Britain and the world 2009
Socialist Party election campaign
The European elections and working-class representation
Lessons of the 2004 election
Campaign for a New Workers' Party
Socialist Party workplace news
Strike threat wins job back
Isle of Grain - Low-paying contractor exposed
£2.5 bn profit, but BT still announces pay freeze
Rhyl: One-day teachers' strike
Rooftop protest wins apology from Royal Mail
Airwave Solutions: Striking against job cuts
The Socialist 19 March 2009 |
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