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21 April 2010
IN COVENTRY local Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist is TUSC candidate for Coventry North East, Socialist Party members Judy Griffiths (a CWU activist) and Nikki Downes (an NUT member) are TUSC candidates for Coventry South and Coventry North West...
21 April 2010
Workers in street cleansing and grounds maintenance at Coventry City council have voted unanimously to ballot for industrial action...
7 April 2010
The Socialist Party in Coventry officially launched its election campaign on 21 March, with well over 100 people cramming in to a meeting, writes Peter Chase.
24 March 2010
Thursday 25 March, 7.30 pm.
Friends Meeting House,
Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ.
Speakers include: Bob Crow, Rail, Maritime and Transport union general secretary;...
24 March 2010
THE CAMPAIGN for a New Workers' Party (CNWP) has condemned more sleaze revelations on former PM, Tony Blair:...
23 March 2010
Ex-ministers suspended over cash for policy claims: TUSC press release:
* Big businesses interests have silenced any voice for working people at Westminster
* Militant union leaders to challenge 'big business' parties in general election as the Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition (TUSC)
22 March 2010
BA dispute leaves no doubt - New Labour is dead as vehicle for working class politics...
17 March 2010
General Election launch rally: TUSC has been set up in opposition to public spending cuts and privatisation, for investment in publicly owned and controlled renewable energy, for the repeal of the anti-trade union laws, and the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. www.tusc.org.uk.
17 March 2010
"You know Dave Nellist and the Socialists - they are the ones who stand up for people like us". This was the comment of a woman to her daughter at one of our recent campaign stalls, a sentiment that is more and more common among working class people across the city...
3 March 2010
A RECENT Socialist Party organised meeting in Coventry protested at rip-off car parking charges at Walsgrave Hospital, writes Clive Dunkley, Coventry Socialist Party.
24 February 2010
Thursday 25 March, 7.30 pm
Friends Meeting House, Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ
Speakers include: Bob Crow, Rail, Maritime and Transport union general secretary; Brian Caton, Prison Officers Association general secretary;
Chris Baugh, Public and Commercial Services union assistant general secretary; Dave Nellist, Socialist Party councillor; Michael Lavalette, Socialist Workers Party councillor
12 January 2010
Editorial: After a series of discussions by participants in the 'No2EU-Yes to Democracy' European election coalition there will now be a general election challenge under the newly-registered electoral banner, Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).
5 December 2009
Stop The Private Takeover Of Public Services.: FORMER LABOUR MP DAVE NELLIST, now the leader of the Socialist Party group on Coventry city council and national chair of the Socialist Alliance, says: 'Vote socialist and join the Socialist Party'...
18 November 2009
Ericsson announced on 10 November the axing of 700 workers and the closure of its research and development facility at Ansty, near Coventry...
11 November 2009
The RMT transport union hosted an open-to-all conference on the crisis in working class political representation on Saturday 7 November. This followed the overwhelming backing given at the RMT's annual general meeting in July to the union's participation in the 'No2EU, Yes to Democracy' European election coalition, and a decision at that meeting to continue the discussion on the lack of working class political representation.
Dave Nellist (2nd left) and Bob Crow (right) campaigning for an electoral alternative to the three main parties, photo D Carr
13 October 2009
Tory shadow chancellor George Osborne's plea for equality of sacrifice - "we're all in this together" - unravels when the real impact of his pension proposals becomes clear, writes Councillor Dave Nellist, Socialist Party, Coventry.
For working people, with only little or no access to a company pension, the state retirement pension is a wholly inadequate income - but it's one that Labour and Tories alike feel happy to steal.
15 September 2009
CLIMATE CHANGE is already with us. Temperatures are increasing, polar ice caps melting, glaciers retreating, sea levels rising, biodiversity being lost, food production being threatened, water scarcity...
5 June 2009
The producers of BBC programme Question Time on 28 May, on the European elections, had decided not to include RMT union leader Bob Crow as a panel speaker from 'No2EU - Yes to Democracy', on the grounds that it was not an important enough party...
27 May 2009
Bob Crow and Dave Nellist say why you should vote No2EU: The coalition that we've assembled in the last few weeks for this election is campaigning against privatisation, against low pay, against MPs' 'expenses' and the gravy train, writes Dave Nellist Socialist Party councillor, Coventry.
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