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The Socialist issue 751

6 February 2013

Fight to save NHS

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The Socialist issue 751

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Socialist Party NHS campaigning

spotFight to save NHS

‘We are ready for a fight to save our NHS.’ That’s the message of the 25,000 who marched in Lewisham in January to save their A&E, maternity and other vital services…

Unison NHS workers on strike against huge cuts in the Mid-Yorkshire Trust hospitals, photo Iain Dalton

Unison NHS workers on strike against huge cuts in the Mid-Yorkshire Trust hospitals, photo Iain Dalton


spotRevolt against pay cuts strengthened at Mid-Yorkshire NHS

Unison NHS workers on strike against huge cuts in the Mid-Yorkshire Trust hospitals, photo Iain Dalton

Unison NHS workers on strike against huge cuts in the Mid-Yorkshire Trust hospitals, photo Iain Dalton


spotLewisham hospital protests continue

Marching to save Lewisham hospital, 26.1.13, photo Paul Mattsson

Marching to save Lewisham hospital, 26.1.13, photo Paul Mattsson


spotWhipps Cross workers prepare for fight against jobs and pay cuts

spotScrap PFI, not our hospitals

Despite widespread public opposition, in October 2011 the then health secretary – Tory Andrew Lansley – confirmed the closure of A&E department and maternity services at King George Hospital in Goodmayes, east London

Socialist Party news and analysis

spotCracks in the coalition – we must take advantage of the divided enemy

spotAs Gove attacks teachers: NUT leaders – delay no longer

spotChildcare plans spell disaster

spotThem & Us

Socialist Party feature

spotOrganised fightback needed to save council services

“Multiple failures” is how the government’s own financial watchdog, the National Audit Office, has described the crisis facing council budgets across the country, writes Nick Chaffey

Over 1,000 council workers, striking Medirest cleaners and others marched through Southampton on 13 June in a powerful show of solidarity against vicious council cuts and the scandalous consequence of the private sector in the NHS , photo Paul Mattsson

Over 1,000 council workers, striking Medirest cleaners and others marched through Southampton on 13 June in a powerful show of solidarity against vicious council cuts and the scandalous consequence of the private sector in the NHS , photo Paul Mattsson


Socialist Party reviews and comments

spotCut tax dodging not benefits

Make the 1% pay for their crisis: I should be looking forward to becoming a first-time mum this year. Instead I’m looking over my shoulder at crumbling services and decimated benefits, writes Sophie Brooks.

Cut tax dodging not benefits

Cut tax dodging not benefits


spotFilm review: Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln

Socialist Party reports and campaigns

spotBrutal cuts announced in Cardiff

Thousands of workers, students and anti-cuts campaigners marched through Cardiff on Saturday 5 March to tell visiting Con Dems we don't accept your cuts, photo Paul Mattsson

Thousands of workers, students and anti-cuts campaigners marched through Cardiff on Saturday 5 March to tell visiting Con Dems we don’t accept your cuts, photo Paul Mattsson


spotDerby Labour councillors ‘oppose’ cuts – then vote for them

spotTamil Solidarity looks at 65 years of ‘independence’ in Sri Lanka

spotSupport the Socialist with a May Day greeting

spotSocialist Party regional conferences

Socialist Party workplace news

spotWorkers tell Bromley council: We won’t sign up to your plans

Last week 300 workers packed into a lunchtime meeting and then another 80 attended a later meeting

Council workers protest at plans to cut services in 2010, photo Paul Mattsson

Council workers protest at plans to cut services in 2010, photo Paul Mattsson


spotLabour cuts better than Tory ones?

spotAttempts to force Unison branches to affiliate to Labour

The article by Andy Bentley in issue 750 of the Socialist ‘There is an alternative to cuts!’ was spot on, writes a West Midlands Unison activist.

spotLondon mayor pressing ahead with fire service cuts

spotWorkplace news in brief

International socialist news and analysis

spotSouth Africa: Battle for control of mining sector

The threat by mining giant Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) to close four shafts, sell one mine and lay off 14,000 mineworkers in their Rustenburg operations is an open challenge to the entire working class

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