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22 February 2012
"It was an inspiring event," said Kath O'Donnell about the funeral for her anti-poll tax colleague, Rob Windsor, at Coventry Cathedral
9 February 2012
Arrangements have been announced for the funeral of one of Coventry's most popular former councillors...
16 January 2012
On 14 January Rob Windsor, socialist fighter and previous Socialist Party councillor in Coventry, lost his long struggle against liver disease and died at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth hospital.
12 May 2010
On 6 May, 2,653 Coventry people voted socialist in the general election and over 4,400 in the council elections, writes Dave Griffiths, West Midlands Socialist Party secretary.
10 May 2010
On 6 May 2,653 Coventry people voted Socialist in the general election and over 4,400 in Coventry's council elections.
Coming just before the three establishment parties plan to raise our taxes and assault our wages, pensions and services, this represents a solid platform from which socialist support can advance.
Dave Griffiths, West Midlands Socialist Party, analyses the election results in Coventry.
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...
15 April 2010
Underwhelming, nauseating, garbage... These are just some of the more polite words that will spring to the minds of workers and young people as they read and hear the New Labour and Tory election manifestos. Everyone knows they plan to hack public services to the bone - here are some immediate responses...
14 April 2010
THE SOCIALIST Party will contest all 18 wards in the Coventry city council elections on 6 May. This is the first time that we are standing in every seat, giving each voter the chance to vote for a Socialist...
13 April 2010
The Socialist Party will contest all 18 Coventry council wards in the local council elections due to take place on 6th May...
7 April 2010
Readers' comment: The centre page article about the massive anti-poll tax demonstration of 1990 by Steve Glennon (issue 617) was excellent, mainly because as chief steward, Steve had a very good overview of events, writes Rob Windsor, Socialist Party councillor, Coventry.
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.
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
Comment: IMAGINE WORKERS raiding their firm's safe every week to bet on horses. They stick the money, plus any winnings, back in the safe but keep a large cut for themselves. Now, imagine the workers betting most...
28 January 2009
FOLLOWING THE weekly protests in Coventry called by the Socialist Party against the Israeli state onslaught on Palestinians in Gaza, a dignified vigil and a 300-strong protest rally were held to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day last Sunday...
22 October 2008
Coventry Socialist Party councillors Dave Nellist and Rob Windsor are putting the following motion to Coventry City Council, calling for wider nationalisation to combat the developing recession, and an end to Private Finance Initiative schemes.The motion will be debated by the council on Tuesday 28...
11 May 2006
THE SOCIALIST Party secured some excellent results in the local elections around the country...
27 April 2006
Where we're standing
Lewisham Telegraph Hill: Councillor Ian Page, Councillor Chris Flood, Jes Leech
Walthamstow High St: Claire Buddle
Southwark Cathedral: Lois Austin
Baguley Wythenshawe: Lynn Worthington
Netherton and Orrell Bootle: Pete Glover
Newcastle Byker: Paul Owens
Southampton Bevois: Nick Chaffey
Coventry St Michaels: Rob Windsor
Coventry Lower Stoke: Dave Runnells
Coventry Henley: Josie Kenny
Coventry Whoberley: Ross Saunders
Coventry Sherbourne: Jason Toynbee
Nuneato and Bedworth Exhall: Eileen Hunter
Stoke Abbey Green: Councillor Paul Sutton
Huddersfield Crosland Moor and Netherton: Dr Jackie Grunsell (Save Huddesfield NHS)
Sheffield Graves Park: Calvin Payne
Wakefield East: Mick Griffiths
The Socialist Party is also standing as part of the Socialist Green Unity Coalition, who are fielding up to 50 candidates in the local elections.
6 April 2006
10 November 2005
THE LEARNING and Skills Council (LSC) is planning to slash 1,300 jobs. Of these 550 will be in Coventry...
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