Election campaigns

6 April 2016

Getting the anti-austerity struggle onto the ballot paper

TUSC has stood 'no-cuts' candidates since 2010. Will standing this May undermine Jeremy Corbyn's aim to change Labour?

9 March 2016

TUSC names first 2016 election challengers

The TUSC steering committee has approved the first batch of candidates for 5th May.

13 May 2015

Tenacious TUSC celebrates hard-won progress

118,000 votes against all cuts: Including the local elections taking place on the same day across England (outside London), the 100% anti-austerity Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition received 118,125 votes

8 May 2015

Merseyside TUSC press release

In spite of the virtual media black-out for TUSC, which belied the promises made by media spokespeople before the election campaign started, encouraging results for TUSC are being reported

8 May 2015

TUSC campaign finds strength in communities

In the culmination of months of work, Manchester TUSC attended the vote count

8 May 2015

TUSC must continue to present the alternative to pernicious cuts

Cllr Kevin Bennett summed up his thoughts on his election campaign

1 May 2015

Rebuilding working class political representation

Over 150 attended the Liverpool TUSC rally, reflecting an appetite for an alternative

30 April 2015

Why the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition?

TUSC prospective candidates on the national march against racism, 21/03/15, photo Paul Mattsson

It's crunch time. As Britain heads to the polls - and awaits the outcome of subsequent political horse trading - who will fight for the interests of ordinary people?

30 April 2015

Key working class fighters rally to TUSC

photo Paul Mattsson

Why trade unionists, tenants' leaders and justice campaigners are backing TUSC

30 April 2015

Anti-cuts councillor set to defend seat

This election campaign has shown the rising tide of anti-austerity anger

30 April 2015

Why I'm standing

I first came across TUSC on a campaign stall in Allenton. I realised we had the same ideals. I would like to save the NHS, nationalise our industries, defend public services...

30 April 2015

Pop star and activist Jawad Ahmad backs TUSC

Jawad Ahmad is renowned in Pakistan for his songs and his politics

28 April 2015

Meet the TUSCs taking on the austerity-mongers

Who are the TUSCs? Not career politicians but nurses, teachers, rail workers, firefighters, low-paid young workers ...

27 April 2015

Labour's policy won't solve crisis

This week the housing crisis finally reached Westminster.

22 April 2015

TUSC's election broadcast - "at last - a left wing alternative"

On Friday 17 April the TUSC party political broadcast aired on all five terrestrial TV channels

22 April 2015

Standing up for workers in Derby South

As a support worker in the health sector for people with complex needs I'm angry with what is happening to people due to cuts

22 April 2015

'A breath of fresh air'

TUSC candidate Megan Ollerhead explains why she's standing

22 April 2015

Election appeal update

"TUSC does what it says on the tin" - Bob Crow. The brilliant election broadcast made that clear to even more people

21 April 2015

TUSC v broadcasters and banksters

"I have been looking for a party I could believe in ... after tonight's broadcast I think I've found it", said one trade unionist

20 April 2015

Salford TUSC to unveil billboard

"Our hoarding against their hoarding!"

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