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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
7 September 2016
The BBC declared that public support for the junior doctors was 'crumbling' ahead of their now-suspended five-day strike. But at Salford Shopping Centre on 3 September, there was precisely no evidence of a decline in public support. Quite the reverse, in fact.
27 July 2016
Jeremy Corbyn's Live Launch for the North West filled the 1,800 seat Lowry Theatre in Salford. He received a rock star welcome and standing ovation
25 May 2016
We are for real internationalism. But that's why we need a socialist Europe, not the 'Employers' Union' that is the EU, with its austerity agenda. Tour locations and dates included.
11 May 2016
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition has released the initial dates of a 20-city tour it is hosting in May and June under the heading 'The socialist case against the EU'.
6 April 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Action against academies; bin workers strike; hospital caterers fight sell-off.
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