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28 March 2018
"Theresa May, strong and stable, stole the food from the children's table!" chanted 60 or so protesters at the first protest in Liverpool against free school meals being scrapped, writes Hugh Caffrey Socialist Party North West, secretary.
21 March 2018
An independent report into the A&E department in Arrowe Park hospital on the Wirral has condemned the NHS trust for a culture of bullying
8 March 2018
3 March was our sixteenth strike day in a year-long dispute over the introduction of driver-only operated trains on the Merseyrail network
7 March 2018
Saturday 3 March saw another solid strike across the Arriva Northern and Merseyrail railway franchises by guards
24 January 2018
It is with great sorrow that we report the death of Maureen Mulhearn, lifelong partner of Tony Mulhearn
10 November 2017
Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down
1 September 2017
Another rock-solid strike marked the first of three more days' action on Merseyrail
12 July 2017
Continued coordinated action against driver-only operation on three rail networks has continued, with strikes on Merseyrail, Northern and Southern starting on 8 July
5 July 2017
The Merseyside Pensioners Association (MPA) is affiliated to the National Pensioners Convention, a campaigning organisation for decent pensions and the rights of pensioners generally
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.
6 May 2017
Roger Bannister standing for TUSC polled almost 8,000 first-preference votes for the city region mayor
3 May 2017
TUSC Mersey metro mayoral candidate Roger Bannister debated in the studio with other candidates on the BBC's Sunday Politics North West programme
19 April 2017
The RMT transport workers' union has made a direct appeal to Steve Rotheram MP, the Labour candidate in the Mersyside 'metro-mayor' contest, to guarantee that there will be a second safety-critical crew member aboard every Merseyrail train
19 April 2017
Once again, self-styled 'man of the people' Kelvin MacKenzie is making the news with more anti-working class smears against the people of Liverpool
5 April 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is on the ballot paper for the inaugural election of the Liverpool City Region directly-elected mayor (the 'metro-mayor').
30 March 2017
Merseyside TUSC is fielding Roger Bannister for the regional mayoral election
8 February 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Roger Bannister's retirement, Sri Lankan strikes and ambulance staff shortages.
18 January 2017
The Seven Acts of Mercy: It's unlikely this work will get the same exposure as 'I, Daniel Blake', for example. But for those who do get the chance to see it - the voice of the dispossessed speaks loud and clear, and the desire to rid the world of capitalist exploitation once and for all rings out for all to hear.
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.
26 October 2016
Continued CLP suspension requires labour movement response: Wirral Socialist Party totally condemns the continued suspension of Wallasey Constituency Labour Party (CLP) and the whitewash of a so-called investigation into alleged homophobic abuse, bullying and intimidation in Wallasey.
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