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9 May 2011
Reflecting the current mood to punish the Con-Dem government for their savage cuts, New Labour increased its grip on Stoke-on-Trent city council in the local elections on 5 May
27 April 2011
Round the country: Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts (TUSC) candidates in Bristol are standing in 16 seats across Bristol in the local elections...
16 March 2011
Tower Hamlets: In 1921 Poplar councillors, led by George Lansbury, electrified British politics by refusing to make working class East Londoners pay unaffordable rates...
8 December 2010
2,000 march in Norwich: Saturday 4 December saw approximately 2,000 people march through Norwich. This was in protest against cuts to vital services that the Tory administration in Norfolk County Council will implement on behalf...
6 October 2010
Coventry: Around 120 people packed into the first public rally of the Coventry Against the Cuts campaign...
24 August 2010
Despite the holiday period, around 100 community campaigners and trade union activists attended a North Staffs TUC (NSTUC) public meeting on 18 August to launch an anti-cuts alliance...
12 May 2010
"Tonight I thought I was coming to an academic debate about the miners' strike. I didn't realise the burning hatred that is still felt in this area for what Thatcher and the Tories did". These were...
28 April 2010
A chance to put your questions to your local Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidates. Listing of meetings around the country.
7 April 2010
MP MARK Fisher's decision not to stand for re-election intensified the already well developed process of meltdown of New Labour in Stoke Central, writes Andy Bentley.
24 March 2010
ON 15 March trade union reps, Stoke Socialist Party members and other supporters launched the TUSC general election challenge in Stoke Central...
10 March 2010
Members of the PCS civil servants' union took strike action today to oppose the changes to the civil service compensation scheme.
10 February 2010
After ten weeks of strike action - two days each week - Axiom Rail workers in Stoke have decided to return to work and impose an overtime ban in their fight for a decent pay increase, writes Andy Bentley.
27 January 2010
FOR A few hours on Saturday 23 January areas of Stoke-on-Trent city centre were turned into a battleground as English Defence League supporters fought with police and at times among themselves...
9 December 2009
The strike action being taken by Axiom Rail workers in Stoke for a pay increase has rocked the management, writes Andy Bentley, Stoke Socialist Party.
2 December 2009
Despite six days of strike action by Axiom Rail workers in Stoke, management have refused to carry out any meaningful negotiations over the pay increase workers are asking for, writes Andy Bentley.
25 November 2009
Stoke: After four 24-hour strikes at Axiom in Stoke, the workforce, Unite members, has become even more determined to win this dispute for a decent pay increase, writes Andy Bentley, Stoke Socialist Party.
26 August 2009
Stockport and Merseyside: Postal workers, members of the Communication Workers Union, have been on strike this month in most parts of the country, writes Hugh Caffrey.
11 August 2009
All-out action: Postal workers, members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU), have been on a series of strikes over the summer against bullying management and their attempts to impose worsening conditions in an obvious preparation for privatisation.
Our reports show that these strikes have been well-supported and angry postal workers have been demanding that the battle be intensified with national, coordinated action...
24 September 2008
ON 20 September, the far-right racist BNP held a national rally in Stoke-on-Trent despite opposition from community organisations, anti-racist groups and thousands of people across the city, writes Andy Bentley.
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