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31 May 2017

The Socialist inbox

Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Vote Corbyn; Manchester bombing witnesses; Clarke v Corbyn; dementia tax.

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3 May 2017

Beyond the crisis point: saving social care

It is not difficult to see why the chair of the National Care Association says "we are now beyond the crisis point"

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19 April 2017

900 carers quit a day - nationalise social care now

Over 900 carers quit every day last year in England

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8 March 2017

Bradford: Anti-cuts lobby against poor-bashing budget

Bradford Socialist Party members were in attendance along with other activists at the lobby of the council on 23 February outside Bradford city hall. Some Labour councillors came and talked to us as we attempted to persuade them to set a no-cuts budget.

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1 March 2017

International Women's Day

Fighting for liberation and socialism: Women are on the move - against Donald Trump in the US, and attacks on reproductive rights in Ireland and Poland

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7 December 2016

Workers can fight Uber-style care

A new, Uber-style care service has been launched in Britain.

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16 November 2016

Cumbria: Stop axing care home places

Carlisle Socialist Party members handed in a 1,500-signature petition on 9 November demanding that Cumbria County Council scrap its plan to halve the number of care home places.

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19 October 2016

Elderly care at crisis point

Councils and unions must combat the cuts: Over the past six years, the number of care homes has fallen by 1,500 to 16,600. Home care providers are not renewing council contracts. The number of elderly people receiving social care from their local council declined by a staggering 26% between 2010 and 2015.

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12 October 2016

Fight to save care homes in Carlisle

Cumbria County Council is planning to close three care homes and replace them with another building which only has 60 beds instead of the current 117. Another four homes will be closed in West Cumbria. Only those suffering from dementia and the most complex needs will get a place. But what about respite care? What about family carers?

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27 April 2016

Southampton Labour council faces crisis as cuts hit city

Despite growing anger at further cuts and continued austerity, Southampton Labour council's failure to mount any resistance to the cuts has put its majority in jeopardy.

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11 March 2015

"I want my voice to be heard"

Southampton care homes protest: Residents' carers, workers and supporters gathered in Shirley precinct in Southampton on 7 March to rally support for Woodside Lodge and other day services and care homes under threat from the Labour council

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4 March 2015

Campaigns news in brief

Northern conference: It is clear the Socialist Party Northern region is taking important steps forward in party building

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TUSC NHS 'credit card': The Health & Social Care Act Means: NHS Privatisation

TUSC NHS 'credit card': The Health & Social Care Act Means: NHS Privatisation

18 September 2014

The struggle for decent social care - a personal account

Much of the social care system has been sold off to the private sector. Ann Parkes describes her desperate struggle to gain decent care for her husband

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7 May 2014

Care homes abuse scandals

For-profit companies don't care: Yet another exposť into the abuse of elderly people hit the headlines. BBC's Panorama broadcast the latest in a string of shocking video evidence of direct abuse and neglect within care homes.

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13 February 2013

"Fully funded" social care plan - still needed

Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt would like to have us believe that he's a hero of the elderly. He has announced plans that will supposedly tackle the scandal of people having to sell their houses

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9 January 2013

Who's neglecting society, Mr Lamb?

Happy New Year to NHS staff, patients and campaigners everywhere! Sadly, greetings cannot be extended to health minister Norman Lamb

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17 October 2012

Invest in caring - we're worth it!

Care arrangements for elderly relatives are now a major issue for families. Here is my experience, writes Pete McNally, Worcester.

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19 September 2012

Save Hampshire residential care homes

The Socialist Party has put its full support behind the campaign of Hampshire Unison to prevent the closure of three elderly residential care homes

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25 July 2012

Lib Dems in Bristol inflicting care home privatisation

Bristol council has announced that eight care homes will close across the city, displacing over 200 residents and costing the jobs of over 300 dedicated staff.

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BBC Documentary: When I Get Older: My time with Ivy, photo: screenshot  from BBC

BBC Documentary: When I Get Older: My time with Ivy, photo: screenshot from BBC

18 July 2012

Review: BBC TV documentary "When I get older"

Acute poverty and loneliness face many pensioners in Britain. This programme asked four pensionable age 'celebrities' to stay with four `ordinary` pensioners in their homes

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