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15 July 2015
The budget saw vicious attacks on huge sections of society. But one group particularly hard hit was young people. Read reports of protests as we hit the streets to fight back.
15 July 2015
As people live longer, more and more are likely to need care services when they get older, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham Socialist Party.
1 July 2015
The Tory chancellor's new spending cuts will hit young people hard. Join young activists in towns and cities across the country to protest on 8 July!
24 June 2015
A new Tory government spells disaster for our already-beleaguered NHS. Socialist Party health workers and service users pick apart the problems the NHS faces - and what needs to happen to save it.
11 February 2015
East Mids conference: Socialist Party members held their annual regional conference on 31 January. We discussed events in Greece and Britain's coming election, as well as women's, young people's and workplace campaign work
12 November 2014
Under capitalism, the only way is down: A study by Oxford University academics has shown that if you were born in the 1980s, you're far more likely to have worse living standards than your parents
5 November 2014
London buses: London bus drivers in the Unite union have voted in a consultative ballot by 96% in favour of taking industrial action over sector-wide pay
8 October 2014
'The bedroom tax? Hasn't that been scrapped?' We get comments like this at our campaign stalls now. The Labour Party said it would scrap the tax and the Lib Dems said they no longer support it, writes Cathy Meadows, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Scrap the Bedroom Tax.
24 September 2014
Support the October pay walkouts: The image of a homeless person rummaging through a bin for food is sadly quite common. But now many low paid workers are also being forced into that situation, writes Jean Thorpe, Nottingham City Unison rep, personal capacity.
17 September 2014
Hackney: The Socialist Party's backing for a campaign by New Era estate residents against rent hikes has received huge support
28 May 2014
Labour dominated Nottingham council issued a claim for a suspended possession order for a bedroom tax tenant who was less than four weeks in arrears
19 March 2014
Ross Longhurst of Nottingham, aged 72 and a longstanding campaigner, has been jailed for 28 days for not paying his council tax
28 January 2014
UCU members in Higher Education have again walked out over pay
29 November 2013
Labour-led Nottingham council took its first court action against rent arrears due to the Bedroom Tax
23 October 2013
Nottingham: Grant Shapps said at the 2013 Conservative Party conference: "When we said [in 2010] we would reduce their budgets by 26% over four years, we were told councils would be going bust by this stage but they haven't, I think they can do another 10%."
17 July 2013
Last Monday our campaign group lobbied a Nottingham City Council meeting calling for a policy of no evictions for people facing 'bedroom tax arrears'
13 February 2013
Jokes about rape are not the only issue, or even the most important issue, facing women in Britain today. However, it is one part of the sexism we face in our everyday lives
7 November 2012
Sherwood Forest: I read with alarm that the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) debts at King's Mill Hospital, part of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, have now doubled from £1.26 billion to £2.05 billion over the 38 years of the 'mortgage'...
17 October 2012
Another protest was held on Wednesday 17th October at HMRC in Nottingham against the proposed closure of the workplace nurseries which many workers rely on...
27 September 2012
Around 30 parents and children who use the HMRC nursery in Nottingham protested this morning against its proposed closure
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