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27 January 2016
A lack of school places, teacher shortage and cuts are compounding existing issues related to workload.
20 January 2016
In Hackney, around 50 people - from left organisations, the Labour Party and some individuals - attended the first two meetings of the local Momentum group
13 January 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors. Letwin's poll tax guinea pigs; poll tax agents provocateurs.
14 October 2015
The five day strike by traffic wardens in Hackney, a bid to get proper sick pay, has been suspended to allow talks.
7 October 2015
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Traffic wardens' sick pay, victimised CWU rep John Vasey, 'Kill the Bill' lobby, junior doctors protest.
5 August 2015
With union banners waving, traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, began day one of a 48-hour walkout on 3 August. Members of general union Unite working for APCOA Parking are striking for proper sick pay and a decent raise.
5 August 2015
For many young people buying a house, or even leaving their parents' home, is an impossible dream. Insufficient council housing and inflated house prices force people looking for somewhere to live into private rented accommodation.
8 April 2015
Smurfit Kappa: Unite the Union members working for Smurfit Kappa packaging in Northampton, took 48 hours of strike action from 1 April in support of two sacked senior shop stewards who have stood up to the company over 'race to the bottom' contracts
1 April 2015
Food workers' victory: Two hundred and seventy workers at the giant multinational Refresco-Gerber in Bridgwater, Somerset have won a victory against reductions in terms and conditions after a series of strikes from January to March
21 January 2015
"Before I heard about TUSC, I was thinking I wouldn't vote in the elections. Now I have a reason to." That was the reaction of one attendee at a Christian women's community meeting in Hackney.
20 December 2014
Below is an extract from a message sent by Hackney & Islington Socialist Party to the New Era estate tenants in Hackney, London, on news of their victory over their profiteering, vampire landlord...
3 December 2014
500 march from Westbrook headquarters to hand in petition
19 November 2014
When a 200 strong march of London's New Era estate and their supporters posted a massive eviction notice on management's door, no one believed it would happen five days later
27 October 2014
Strikers finished seven days of action on Thursday 23 October feeling more determined and confident than ever
24 September 2014
Tenants on the New Era estate in Hackney are faced by an unholy alliance of predatory property speculation
17 September 2014
Hackney: The Socialist Party's backing for a campaign by New Era estate residents against rent hikes has received huge support
20 August 2014
Hackney Socialist Party members have been campaigning on the New Era estate in Hoxton. Residents on the estate (owned by the richest Tory MP) have had their rents increased by over £100 a month in the last year
31 July 2014
Lindsey Garrett from the New Era Estate in Hoxton spoke to Brian Debus from Hackney Socialist Party.
16 July 2014
With a seven-day strike due to start on 9 July, Unite members working in Hackney Look Ahead mental health services were finally made an acceptable offer
16 July 2014
FBU demands member's reinstatement: Fire Brigades Union (FBU) members have engaged in a further eight days of rolling industrial action in defence of their pensions from government cost-cutting attacks
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