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4 September 2013
The TUC Congress of 2012 agreed to look seriously at the feasibility of the organisation of a one-day general strike, so Merseyside TUC started work mobilising and organising both within Merseyside and speaking out to our sister county TUCs across the North West, writes Alec McFadden, NW TUC JCC Rep.
5 August 2013
Mirror article reports how local community tries to stop eviction of foster care mum in Kirkby, Merseyside.
10 July 2013
Iain Duncan Smith recently declared the bedroom tax had proven to be "a great success"
8 July 2013
A press release from Merseyside Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).
3 July 2013
22 May 2013
'How can the person responsible for driving through this evil bedroom tax look at himself in the mirror every day?', writes Tony Mulhearn, Liverpool Socialist Party.
22 May 2013
Around 40 delegates gathered at the Unite union building in Liverpool on 18 May to set up a federation to coordinate anti-bedroom tax groups across Merseyside, writes Andy Ford.
11 April 2013
The Socialist Party's general secretary was interviewed by BBC Radio on whether there should be protests at Thatcher's funeral
22 March 2013
New Technology and Globalisation - can a capitalist slump be avoided? is an answer to criticisms of the Socialist Party's position on a number of key issues facing the workers' movement in Britain and internationally.
As well as globalisation, new technology and perspectives for the world capitalist economy, we also touch on the trade unions, the character and methods of building a revolutionary party and a number of other important issues.
20 March 2013
The North West TUC met on 9 March at a crucial time for the trade union movement. Motion after motion spelt out the miseries of poverty, austerity, cuts and privatisation.
22 February 2013
The election of Peter Glover to a vacant NUT executive seat is a victory for the union's left and for all calling for action to defeat Gove's attacks
24 September 2012
As recently reported in the Socialist, Knowsley's 100% Labour-run council plans to become a "commissioning council". Commissioning is privatisation!
31 August 2012
Knowsley council on Merseyside has announced shocking plans to outsource almost all its services and jobs
13 June 2012
PCS political ballot: Members of the Public and Commercial Services union have started voting in a ballot on the union's political campaigning strategy, writes Rachel Potter Merseyside Socialist Party.
6 June 2012
Across Merseyside, PCS members employed in job centres took strike action between 6th and 8th June. PCS branch secretary Steve Bramwell explained: "Management want to reduce staffing levels in job centres...
4 May 2012
For TUSC results see: tusc.org.uk
TUSC candidates won victories in Preston and Walsall and ran many hard-fought campaigns elsewhere. Click 'more' below for reports from Coventry, Liverpool, Salford, Swansea, Lincoln, Stroud, London and Gateshead
2 May 2012
Round-up across the country: All together in Liverpool to support TUSC mayoral stand: 300 people attended the Liverpool pre-election rally for mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates across Merseyside, writes Dave Walsh.
27 April 2012
Three hundred people braved the rain to attend a rally for Liverpool mayoral candidate Tony Mulhearn and other TUSC candidates across Merseyside
21 March 2012
149 workers at Mayr-Melnhof Packaging (MMP) in Bootle, Merseyside have been locked out of their workplace in a dispute with management over planned redundancies
15 March 2012
Photographer and Socialist Party member Andrew McCoy writes a diary after joining the night pickets at Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, Bootle, Merseyside who have been locked out of their workplace in a dispute with management.
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