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12 December 2018
The planned 291 redundancies at Birkenhead's Cammell Laird shipyard have been put on hold following 13 days of strike action by workers starting on 26 November.
28 November 2018
26 November was the first day of rolling strikes by ship-building workers at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, Merseyside, bringing the yard to a halt.
23 November 2018
Cammell Lairds workers in Birkenhead walked out at the start of their overtime ban
12 September 2018
Attempts to move to driver-only operation have been pushed back
2 May 2018
Wirral Socialist Party members were shocked to hear of the unexpected death of Roy Corke
7 March 2018
Saturday 3 March saw another solid strike across the Arriva Northern and Merseyrail railway franchises by guards
26 January 2018
Shipbuilding workers in the GMB and Unite are striking
10 November 2017
Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down
4 July 2017
The Labour-run 'Liverpool city region transport committee' still intends to take guards off the trains and introduce 'driver-only operation'. We support the RMT, taking 24-hour strike action against this on 8, 10 and 23 of July.
25 April 2017
Birkenhead born Peter Taaffe, general secretary of the Socialist Party, returned to his hometown on Monday 24th April to speak about the situation in Britain today and also his new book - 'From Militant to the Socialist Party'.
9 November 2016
Hilary Mooney, for over 50 years first a supporter of Militant and then a member of the Socialist Party on Merseyside, has sadly passed away at the age of 71 after a lengthy period of illness that she bore with great fortitude.
2 December 2015
We are appealing to all our readers and supporters to help the Socialist Party hit our target of £35,000 for the final quarter of the year, enabling us to achieve a record fighting fund total for 2015.
28 May 2014
On 14 and 15 May, PCS members working in Land Registry (LR) responded overwhelmingly to a call for strike action
26 July 2012
The second day of strike action at the Leeds Remploy factory saw large numbers of pickets once again.
Posting updated 27.7.12
16 March 2011
Tower Hamlets: In 1921 Poplar councillors, led by George Lansbury, electrified British politics by refusing to make working class East Londoners pay unaffordable rates...
The campaign built by Liverpool city council in 1983-87 to win extra funding inspired thousands of workers, photo Militant
2 February 2011
To the present generation of workers and young people, the phrase 'means test' probably means little, writes Peter Taaffe, Socialist Party general secretary.
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