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8 May 2019
Most importantly, where we were able, we offered a clear no-cuts alternative to the endless austerity of the vast majority of councillors
1 May 2019
The third instalment in the campaign to see off the cuts to services at St John's library, Worcester, took place on 20 April when 30 protesters gathered outside the library itself.
17 April 2019
On 2 May council elections are taking place in England, along with six directly elected mayors. The Socialist Party is contesting around 40 seats across the country, as well as the mayoral election in Leicester.
17 April 2019
A new Ofsted report shows that educational support for vulnerable children is failing. The report outlines how thousands of children are being taught in alternative provision, often in very poor conditions with no qualified teachers.
12 December 2018
A recent ruling by the Electoral Commission has cast new light on the case of Chris Fernandez, the local election agent for eight Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidates at the 2016 council elections in Derby, who earlier this year was jailed for alleged 'electoral fraud'.
28 November 2018
Haringey Labour Party members have been shocked and outraged by the announcement that their north London council is considering cuts of a further 10% in its budget
7 November 2018
The Save Our Square (SOS) campaign in Waltham Forest, east London has heard that building company Mount Anvil has pulled out of the contract with the shopping centre owners to build monster tower blocks in our town square
14 March 2018
There was a great turnout on Saturday 10 March when over 200 people rallied in support of the community based campaign to demand the full re-opening of Chorley and South Ribble A&E department.
7 March 2018
Saturday 3 March saw another solid strike across the Arriva Northern and Merseyrail railway franchises by guards
5 July 2017
The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in Surrey has passed a motion of no confidence in the local fire authority, saying planned budget cuts will see firefighter numbers plummet.
14 June 2017
There were a lot of red faces among the political establishment in Wales on 9 June, writes Dave Reid, Socialist Party Wales.
6 May 2017
Labour held on in the cities but lost some seats in the valleys, not to the Tories, but to independent councillors. The Tories only won new seats in their traditional seats in Wales
3 May 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition has 80 candidates standing on 4th May
12 April 2017
The 100% anti-cuts, socialist alternative presented by the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has been welcomed on the doorstep by people who are desperate to see an end to austerity. But some figures on the Labour right are less enthusiastic that we're standing in the Welsh council elections.
15 March 2017
The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) has announced that it is suspending its participation in the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) in England and Wales.
1 February 2017
The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition conference on 28 January debated whether to stand candidates in the 2017 local elections
25 January 2017
Surrey's Tory council wants residents to fork out a whopping 15% council tax rise to pay for the crisis in social care
14 December 2016
Birmingham Labour Party is reported to be excluding members who joined on or after July 2015 from selecting Labour candidates for the 2018 elections.
11 May 2016
Elections took place on 5 May for the Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, the Greater London Authority, and for 124 local authorities in England. The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition stood to show opposition to the cuts consensus.
11 May 2016
To defeat the right means starting to mobilise the currently fragmented anti-austerity mood into a mass, democratic movement. This will not succeed if it remains trapped within the current undemocratic structure of the Labour Party, vainly trying to compromise with 'the 4.5%' - the Blairite representatives of big business in the Labour Party.
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