Join the Socialist Party Join us today!

Printable version Printable version

Facebook   Twitter

Link to this page: https://secure.socialistparty.org.uk/issue/586/7501

From The Socialist newspaper, 30 June 2009

Tower Hamlets demo

A PASSIONATE and noisy protest against cuts in education marched through East London, attracting lots of attention and support from shoppers and local residents. The biggest single group represented among the 500 marchers were ESOL students, (people learning English as a second language), and their families. ESOL is facing the biggest cuts, with half the current classes facing the axe. Homemade placards read: "Learning English means I can educate my children".

The campaign will need to be stepped up and continued over the summer if the vicious cuts at Tower Hamlets College are to be halted. As well as ESOL many other adult education courses and A-levels are under threat, and staff and students suspect that this is another attempt to close down the Bethnal Green Centre, one of the longest-serving adult education centres in London, which successfully fought to stay open this time last year.

Naomi Byron

Why not click here to join the Socialist Party, or click here to donate to the Socialist Party.


In The Socialist 30 June 2009:

Militant action pays!


Youth fight for jobs

Decent jobs not poverty schemes!


Socialist Party editorial

Victories show the way forward for struggles

Total's fat fingers in every pie

"We came out with Lindsey and we'll go back with Lindsey"


Socialist Party campaigns

New Labour's house building plans amount to just a drop in the ocean

Pride not profit - London Pride Saturday 4 July

Crisis looms in FE colleges

Tower Hamlets demo

Councils try to gag us

Campaign to save Lewisham Bridge school continuing

Fast news

BNP: Looking beneath the suits


National Shop Stewards Network

National Shop Stewards Network Conference Confident and enthusiastic


Socialist Party Marxist analysis

25 years ago: Liverpool - a city that dared to fight


Workplace news and events

Glasgow council: Social work dept staff start all-out strike

Justice for the Shrewsbury pickets march and rally

Construction industry in major crisis


 

Home   |   The Socialist 30 June 2009   |   Join the Socialist Party

Subscribe   |   Donate  




Related links:

Education:

triangleYork Socialist Party: Class and the education system

triangleTories prepare to attack education workers' pensions

triangleAcademy strike - standing up to 'bullying' management forces climbdown

triangleStourbridge: Keep our college!

triangleHarrogate academy workers strike against cuts

Tower Hamlets:

triangleHousing strike against individualised pay enters week two

triangleTower Hamlets Socialist Party: Karl Marx walk

triangle200 years since the birth of Karl Marx - come and walk in his footsteps!

triangleEast London housing workers fight privatisation of pay

Students:

triangleTV: Young, British and Depressed - "What is wrong with our society that all these people are feeling this way?"

triangleJuly climate strikes: link up with the workers' movement

triangleResidents mobilise to stop eviction

London:

triangleFar right seen off at Oxford Circus - but trade union lead needed

triangleAfter the fire: fight for facilities for all

Children:

triangleLincolnshire health workers strike against 2,000 loss of pay

Reports and campaigns

Reports and campaigns

16/8/19

Kashmir

Anger continues to mount over imposition of direct rule in Kashmir

14/8/19

Far right

Far right seen off at Oxford Circus - but trade union lead needed

14/8/19

Occupation

Harland and Wolff occupation continues - renationalise to save the shipyard

14/8/19

Bradford

Bradford: All-out action to defeat backdoor NHS privatisation

14/8/19

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire health workers strike against 2,000 loss of pay

14/8/19

Airport

Summer of airline industry strikes against low pay and worsening conditions

14/8/19

Leeds

Leeds estate residents push back private 'mega-block' development

14/8/19

Walthamstow

After the fire: fight for facilities for all

14/8/19

Retail

Fight back against the retail bosses!

14/8/19

Socialist Party Scotland

Dundee: young workers fight for unions and discuss Marx

14/8/19

Worcester

Hereford and Worcester building boom: stop the fire cuts!

12/8/19

Equity

Equity: reject UK Theatre's pay cut deal

6/8/19

Hull

Hull: Karro Food meat processors strike against poverty pay

31/7/19

NSSN

Lobby the TUC for workers' action to defeat Johnson

31/7/19

Northern Ireland

Harland and Wolff shipyard workers enter occupation

triangleMore Reports and campaigns articles...


Join the Socialist Party
Subscribe to Socialist Party publications
Donate to the Socialist Party
Socialist Party Facebook page
Socialist Party on Twitter
Visit us on Youtube

LATEST POSTS

CONTACT US

Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777

Email: info@socialistparty.org.uk

Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 0798 202 1969

East Mids: 0773 797 8057

London: 020 8988 8786

North East: 0784 114 4890

North West 07954 376 096

South East: 020 8988 8777

South West: 07759 796 478

Southern: 07833 681910

Wales: 07935 391 947

West Mids: 02476 555 620

Yorkshire: 0114 264 6551

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

May 2019

April 2019

March 2019

February 2019

January 2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999