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From The Socialist newspaper, 31 July 2008

A memorial meeting dedicated to the memory of Terry Fields

'A Workers' MP on a Worker's Wage'

Wednesday 27 August 2008 - 7.30pm

Adelphi Hotel, Lime Street, Liverpool

(100 yards from Lime St. station)

Terry Fields sadly passed away in June. Firefighter and leading lay official of the Fire Brigades Union, from 1983 to 1992 Terry was Labour MP for Liverpool Broadgreen. A supporter of Militant, a true socialist, fighter and tribune of the people, he will be greatly missed.

Speakers:
MATT WRACK, Fire Brigades Union general secretary
PETER TAAFFE, Socialist Party general secretary
DAVE NELLIST, Coventry Socialist Party councillor and former MP
PAUL ASTBURY, former deputy leader of the Liverpool 47
STEPHAN FIELDS

Organised by the Campaign for a New Workers' Party.

www.cnwp.org.uk 020 8558 7947

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In The Socialist 31 July 2008:

Voters reject Labour: Build a new workers' party

Glasgow East by-election: New Labour's support evaporates


Olympics

The not so 'green' Beijing Olympics


Socialist Party campaigns

Gestures to the low paid are not enough: Fight for a living wage

Feature: End the pay gap now

Whine and dine

EDF - taking the rise

Stop the far-right

'A Workers' MP on a Worker's Wage'

Campaigners keep fighting to save local post offices


Socialist Party review

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists


Socialist Party workplace news

Passport staff strike

Land registry in third pay walk out

Passport to profits

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