spotCampaigns

spotOrganisations

spotArguments for socialism

spotPeople

spotInternational

spotEvents

spotAround the UK


All keywords


All Around the UK subcategories:

* UK Towns and cities


UK Towns and cities keywords:

Andover (4)

Anglesey (5)

Ascot (4)

Ashford (6)

Aylesbury (6)

Bangor (18)

Barking & Dagenham (23)

Barking (63)

Barnet (10)

Barnsley (40)

Barnstaple (3)

Barrow-in-Furness (1)

Barton Moss (3)

Basildon (38)

Basingstoke (11)

Bath (7)

Belfast (91)

Berkshire (4)

Bermondsey (5)

Birkenhead (70)

Birmingham (394)

Blackburn (4)

Bolsover (14)

Bolton (40)

Bracknell (22)

Bradford (106)

Brent (13)

Bridgend (16)

Brighton (198)

Bristol (383)

Britain (878)

Brixton (21)

Bromley (58)

Burnley (7)

Burston (5)

Burton-on-trent (2)

Bury (16)

Caerphilly (89)

Cambridge (25)

Camden (57)

Canterbury (4)

Cardiff (429)

Carillion (30)

Carmarthen (8)

Chatham (4)

Cheltenham (7)

Cheshire & Cardiff (1)

Cheshire (22)

Cheshire and Cardiff (1)

Chesterfield (89)

Chichester (3)

Clay Cross (5)

Cleethorpes (3)

Cornwall (19)

Coventry (365)

Crawley (2)

Crewe (5)

Croydon (7)

Cumbria (29)

Dagenham (72)

Darlington (19)

Daventry (2)

Deptford (15)

Derby (169)

Derbyshire (63)

Derry (6)

Devon (53)

Dewsbury (16)

Doncaster (115)

Dorset (6)

Dorset (6)

Dover (8)

Dudley (5)

Dunchurch (1)

Dundee (54)

Durham (30)

Ealing (16)

East London (232)

East Midlands (43)

Eastbourne (4)

Eastern (7)

Eastern region (3)

Eastleigh (10)

Edinburgh (23)

Enfield (32)

Essex (19)

Exeter (45)

Falkirk (12)

Fawley (9)

Fleetwood (8)

Folkestone (12)

Forest of Dean (6)

Fylde (3)

Gateshead (47)

Glasgow (158)

Gloucester (43)

Gloucestershire (35)

Grangemouth (18)

Grantham (8)

Greater Manchester (17)

Greenwich (151)

Grimsby (24)

Hackney (378)

Halifax (56)

Hampshire (33)

Haringey (67)

Haringey (67)

Harlow (4)

Harrogate (53)

Harrow (3)

Hartlepool (2)

Hastings (15)

Hatfield (15)

Havant (2)

Hereford (3)

Hertfordshire (8)

Hillingdon (44)

Hinckley (6)

Horsforth (12)

Hove (13)

Hull (119)

Huntingdon (17)

Ipswich (10)

Isle of Man (4)

Isle of Wight (16)

Islington (200)

Jarrow (103)

Jersey (1)

Keele (4)

Kenilworth (1)

Kent (51)

Kidderminster (6)

Kilmarnock (1)

Kingston (33)

Kirklees (54)

Knowsley (21)

Lambeth (170)

Lanarkshire (9)

Lancashire (31)

Lancaster (5)

Leamington (3)

Leeds (533)

Leicester (273)

Lewisham (250)

Leytonstone (15)

Lincoln (75)

Lincolnshire (20)

Liverpool (541)

Llandeilo (1)

Llandudno (3)

Llanwern (2)

London (2484)

Luton (14)

Lutterworth (1)

Maltby (5)

Malvern (2)

Manchester (503)

Mansfield (84)

Merseyside (109)

Merthyr (21)

Middlesbrough (26)

Midlands (38)

Milton Keynes (6)

Neath (16)

Neath Port Talbot (2)

Newcastle (112)

Newcastle-under-Lyme (3)

Newham (85)

Newport (55)

North London (22)

North Shields (5)

North Staffs (7)

North West (58)

North Yorkshire (17)

North-west (10)

Northallerton (2)

Northampton (25)

Northumbria (16)

Norwich (4)

Nottingham (118)

Nottinghamshire (31)

Nuneaton (36)

Oaxaca (5)

Oldham (7)

Oxford (35)

Oxfordshire (6)

Penzance (1)

Peterborough (21)

Plymouth (59)

Pontefract (22)

Pontypridd (10)

Poole (2)

Poplar (10)

Port Talbot (37)

Portsmouth (83)

Powys (1)

Preston (25)

Reading (49)

Redditch (7)

Rhondda (27)

Riots (47)

Rochdale (13)

Rochester (1)

Rotherham (55)

Rugby (10)

Runcorn (11)

Salford (331)

Scunthorpe (12)

Selby (7)

Sheffield (288)

Shirebrook (7)

Shrewsbury (21)

Shropshire (12)

Somerset (20)

South East (31)

South London (48)

South Shields (2)

South Wales (50)

South West (28)

South West Wales (4)

South Yorkshire (36)

Southall (3)

Southampton (277)

Southwark (97)

Spelthorne (11)

St Helens (14)

Stafford (8)

Staffordshire (12)

Staines (22)

Stevenage (38)

Stockton (3)

Stoke (113)

Stoke-on-Trent (12)

Stroud (22)

Suffolk (5)

Sunderland (13)

Surrey (63)

Sussex (49)

Swansea (432)

Swindon (11)

Tameside (2)

Teesside (58)

Teesside (58)

Tolpuddle (14)

Torbay (14)

Tottenham (25)

Tunbridge Wells (2)

Tupe (6)

Tyne & Wear (3)

Tyne and Wear (20)

Tyneside (35)

Wakefield (87)

Wales (467)

Wallasey (2)

Walsall (4)

Waltham Forest (367)

Walthamstow (110)

Warrington (73)

Warwickshire (10)

Watford (2)

Wellingborough (1)

West London (89)

West Midlands (31)

Westminster (35)

Whittlesey (1)

Widnes (2)

Wilmslow (1)

Wiltshire (5)

Winchester (9)

Wirral (86)

Wolverhampton (14)

Woolwich (15)

Worcester (43)

Worcestershire (35)

Wrexham (11)

Wythenshawe (10)

Yeovil (2)

York (116)

Yorkshire (229)

Newham


Highlight keywords  |Print this articlePrint this article
From: The Socialist issue 969, 1 November 2017: Robber bosses own $6trn

Search site for keywords: Austerity - Cuts - Drugs - Women - London - Health - NHS - Newham - Abortion - Doctors - Right to choose - Medical - Privatisation - Feminism - Pharmaceutical

Them and us

Them and us fishes, photo Suzanne Beishon

Them and us fishes, photo Suzanne Beishon   (Click to enlarge)

250k for sexist charity...

The Tories are still going to hand a quarter of a million quid to anti-abortion charity 'Life'.

Who will pay for 'Life' to attack women's right to choose? Women. The gift comes from the Tories' tampon tax, which defines essential sanitary products as 'luxury' goods subject to VAT.

The Socialist reported in April that some young women have skipped school because they can't afford sanitary protection. That's when May's anti-choice handout first came to light.

Capitalist 'feminists' are nothing of the sort. It's no good to women having a woman attacking your rights. Kick out the Tories and their Tampon tax. Fight for free abortion on demand. Only socialist feminism can end misogyny.

... refuge cuts for us

Meanwhile, one east London council has halved its funding for women's refuges since 2010.

Newham in east London, run by the Labour right, provides just more than the legal minimum refuge spaces. And even Newham's spend is 40% higher than neighbouring Barking and Dagenham, also under Blairite control.

In fact, London boroughs as a whole have cut refuge spending by up to three quarters, according to the Newham Recorder and the Bureau for Investigative Journalism.

The Socialist says: reverse the refuge cuts! Defend and extend vital women's services.

Discussions include: women and the fightback - 1917 revolution, 1967 abortion, 2017 against austerity

Find out more and book tickets at socialism2017.net

Big pharma's bucks...

photo Andreas Rueda/CC

photo Andreas Rueda/CC   (Click to enlarge)

Giant drugs firms are suing the health service over plans to ration expensive medicines. NHS England wants to limit prescriptions of drugs costing over 20 million a year.

The 'Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry' says this will "delay access to cost-effective medicines." What they mean is it will eat into their obscene extortion of the NHS.

But NHS bosses are set on passing these costs onto patients through rationing, not dealing with the problem at source.

We say: nationalise the big drugs companies. Pay compensation only on the basis of proven need. Use the bosses' profit margin for cheaper prices and more research.

... docs beg for drugs

Meanwhile, doctors have to write begging letters just to get routine treatments for patients.

GPs and consultants wrote almost 50% more exceptional requests for surgery or medicine in 2016-17 than 2013-14. The rise from 50,188 to 73,927 emerged in Freedom of Information requests by the British Medical Journal.

Minor skin problems were the most common complaints. But mental health problems, cataracts, joint surgery and carpal tunnel also made the top ten.

Health workers will do anything to help their patients. End the madness of forcing them to compete for ever-shrinking resources. The junior doctors showed the way: a coordinated strike of health workers could topple the teetering Tories.

Discussions include: can NHS privatisation be stopped before it's too late?

Find out more and book tickets at socialism2017.net






Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07769 611 320

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


August 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999