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11 March 2020
Salford council has cut £211 million from spending since 2010, writes Nick Chaffey, Socialist Party national committee.
2 October 2019
Outsourced security staff in Salford Royal - an outstanding NHS hospital - have voted for strike action with a 100% turnout and 100% yes vote in a ballot!
27 February 2019
In the vacuum left by Corbyn and the union leaders failing to lead a fight to end Tory and Blairite austerity, the far right is trying to regroup
31 October 2018
The huge demonstration in 1819 demanded democratic rights.
26 September 2018
On 24 September members of Salford Socialist Party branch visited the headquarters of Wilkinson Star - the official UK distributor of Jasic products in the UK - to demand the directors put pressure on their counterparts in Shenzhen, China to end the repression of their employees
6 June 2018
Nationalise rail - don't delay!: Northern rail cancelled more than 250 trains entirely on 29 May. Where trains run at all they have been up to two hours late.
2 May 2018
The 'fight for the five' campaign, which is trying to save the remaining local authority nurseries in Salford, took their battle to parliament on 25 April.
14 March 2018
A damning, yet unsurprising, February housing report reveals that zero affordable housing has been built in Manchester city centre in two years.
7 March 2018
After a huge public meeting of 250 angry parents and staff demanded that Salford council "fight for the five" remaining council-run nurseries, mayor Paul Dennett has agreed to do just that
21 February 2018
Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey, mayor Paul Dennett and a few councillors tried to persuade the crowd they could be trusted to fight to save the nurseries, but were unable to convince them
10 January 2018
In the wake of the Grenfell Tower atrocity, Salford Socialist Party began discussing whether there is a role for tower blocks in a socialist housing policy. There were differing views so we organised a debate.
11 October 2017
Within one week, Labour controlled Salford city council announced an increase in wages for some of the lowest paid care workers and also made a decision to cut the pay and some jobs of those working in Regulatory Services
27 September 2017
Salford mayor Paul Dennett was seen as a change
26 July 2017
Over the last year we've done a weekly sale at teatime for commuters who work in Manchester city centre and use Salford train station to get home
24 May 2017
Fight for legal no-cuts budgets: The campaign is on to save the Grange, the only residential home for disabled children in Salford. Parents of children in the home have petitioned and lobbied the pro-Corbyn council leader
5 April 2017
Letters to the Socialist's editors including Unite elections, NHS, Star Trek, and Welsh trains.
22 March 2017
On International Women's Day, Salford Socialist Party hosted a well-attended public meeting with some interesting debates
8 March 2017
I think the simplest answer to why I joined the Socialist Party is that I saw inequality and wanted to help. I admit though that it was not simple to recognise this inequality, and for a long time I refused to acknowledge it even existed.
28 February 2017
Lobby calls on council to refuse to make cuts
16 November 2016
Struggle, internationalism and socialism, these ideas - and how powerful they can be in action - electrified the magnificent rallies and workshops at Socialism 2016
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