Reports and campaigns

22 November 2017

Disability cuts outrage: my story

I am a 49-year-old woman who has been managing the progressive disease multiple sclerosis for 19 years. Shame on Capita! Shame on the Tory government!

22 November 2017

Southampton: Corbynista success but cuts continue

The Corbynistas won an overwhelming majority at the AGM - but it will all be for nothing unless they can force the council to be anti-austerity in actions and not just words

22 November 2017

Nottingham 'Reclaim the Night' march highlights cuts to women's centres

A spirited and determined 'Reclaim the Night' march, organised by and for women, wound its way through the Saturday night revelry of Nottingham city centre

22 November 2017

Socialism 2017 Socialist Students meet-up

Students reported that this year has seen a new determined crop of students coming into Socialist Students committed to campaigning for Corbyn's promise of free education and an end to austerity

22 November 2017

Lively student demonstration for free education could have been much bigger

Around 1,000 students took to the streets for free education on 15 November - but inevitably, some will question the smaller turnout compared to previous demonstrations

22 November 2017

Leeds college workers protest poor pay rises

Leeds City College staff have been continually undervalued, with a dire record on pay increases in the past five years of either 1% rises or none at all

22 November 2017

Usdaw general secretary coronation

Members have been denied a debate since 2008 on the office of general secretary. Meanwhile, Socialist presidential candidate receives 45 nominations - vote Amy Murphy!

22 November 2017

Scotland: BiFab workers' occupation and march secures jobs and pay guarantee

Workers at the three threatened wind turbine construction yards in Fife have won a guarantee that their jobs and wages will be secured - at least until April 2018

16 November 2017

Sheffield Eastern Ave Job Centre strike ends

Applauded by supporters, PCS members marched back to work at Sheffield's Eastern Avenue Job Centre ahead of its closure

16 November 2017

Virgin train workers vote for strike action over pay

RMT members at Virgin Trains West Coast have voted by 91% for strike action in response to a divisive pay offer

15 November 2017

March for free education! We demand a future!

Millions of young people face a future of only insecure work and a lifetime of debt.

15 November 2017

Plymouth PCS members fight relocation threat

On 6 November PCS members took strike action to prevent a relocation which would likely result in around 50 redundancies

15 November 2017

Virgin train workers ballot for strike action

Train managers, caterers, customer service and the other non-driving grades represented by the RMT union at Virgin West Coast are in dispute with bosses over a divisive pay offer

15 November 2017

Carlisle socialists campaign against Universal Credit

Universal Credit benefit changes will cause untold misery for thousands in Carlisle when they are fully rolled out in April next year

15 November 2017

Corbyn must challenge pro-gentrification council leader or others will

Claire Kober, the Labour leader of Haringey council, has been reselected to stand as a councillor in the May 2018 elections

15 November 2017

Why I joined the Socialist Party: "I started to question whether there was a better way"

As far back as I can remember I have struggled to come to terms with the staggering and blatant inequality in the world, writes Adam Lines, Exeter Socialist Party.

13 November 2017

Strike wave continues with 49 walkout days by housing workers

Mears workers have begun more action, joining others fighting back

10 November 2017

Strikers picket the South Western Railway network

Pickets stretched from London to Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight

10 November 2017

Huge support for strikes of bus drivers and train guards

Public transport across Merseyside was nearly shut down

10 November 2017

Highest ever ticket sales for Socialism event

This will be the biggest Socialism event yet