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31 July 2019
Following a shocking, preventable fire on its housing estate a few weeks ago, Barking Reach Residents' Association met to discuss the next steps of its campaign
3 July 2019
Socialist Party members play an important role - in some cases leading them - in local and national fightbacks against Tory austerity and in trade union strikes.
3 July 2019
On Saturday 29 June property sales offices at Barking Riverside, London - the site of the recent horrendous fire that consumed 20 flats in just a few minutes - were closed due to a well-attended residents' and supporters' protest.
26 June 2019
Around 30 flats were destroyed - only now are the combustible balconies at other flats being stripped away by the builders
19 June 2019
The fury poured out, demanding answers and action
12 June 2019
Two years ago, on 14 June 2017, 72 people perished in the Grenfell Tower fire in west London.
10 June 2019
This blaze should never have happened. Grenfell was a stark warning that the drive for profit in the housing sector is putting people's lives at risk.
22 May 2019
Barking Reach Residents Association was out conducting a survey of heating and hot water issues. As we walked into the pleasant grounds of Robert Lewis House on the Barking Riverside estate, east London,
3 April 2019
Campaigners and trade unionists came together to march through Leeds city centre and say that, despite the government's chronic paralysis over Brexit, the Tory plans to destroy our health service are still ongoing.
26 September 2018
At a recent residents' meeting with the landlords of the Barking Riverside estate, they put a price on the major concessions we have wrung out of them in a bitter three-year campaign - £250,000.
17 January 2018
The heating and hot water supply to 200 residents on the private Barking Riverside estate in east London was threatened by asset strippers in the middle of winter
26 October 2016
"We're all three pay cheques away from being homeless": "We can't facilitate" the "wellbeing of the most vulnerable," says Barking and Dagenham council leader Daren Rodwell. This was a frank admission to 'No Place to Call Home', the BBC's distressing account of homelessness in the east London borough.
20 May 2015
Defend NHS pay: Nurses could strike if the Tories' talk of a "seven-day NHS" results in attacks on unsocial hour and weekend working payments, according to the leader of the Royal College of Nurses, Dr Peter Carter
6 May 2015
The Barking and Dagenham bin workers are striking for eight days between 1st and 8 May.
30 April 2015
GMB members working for the Barking and Dagenham refuse collection continued strike action against £1,000 annual pay cuts on 23-24 April
25 March 2015
Joseph Mambuliya is chair of the RMT London Underground cleaners grade committee, and is standing for TUSC in Barking
18 March 2015
Refuse workers have been forced to strike
8 October 2014
Hundreds of low paid council workers facing a £2,000 a year cut to their income protested outside Barking town hall
4 June 2014
Almost half the people attending the East London Socialist Party's post-election meeting were not yet Socialist Party members, including four people at their first SP meeting
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