spotCampaigns

spotOrganisations

spotArguments for socialism

spotPeople

spotInternational

spotEvents

spotAround the UK


All keywords


All Around the UK subcategories:

* UK Towns and cities


UK Towns and cities keywords:

Aberdeen (1)

Andover (4)

Anglesey (5)

Ascot (5)

Ashford (6)

Aylesbury (8)

Bangor (19)

Barking & Dagenham (23)

Barking (81)

Barnet (10)

Barnsley (43)

Barnstaple (3)

Barrow-in-Furness (1)

Barton Moss (3)

Basildon (41)

Basingstoke (22)

Bath (7)

Belfast (97)

Berkshire (6)

Bermondsey (5)

Birkenhead (97)

Birmingham (500)

Blackburn (5)

Bolsover (15)

Bolton (43)

Bournemouth (1)

Bracknell (27)

Bradford (139)

Brent (14)

Bridgend (22)

Brighton (216)

Bristol (462)

Britain (957)

Brixton (23)

Bromley (65)

Burnley (7)

Burston (5)

Burton-on-trent (2)

Bury (17)

Caerphilly (151)

Cambridge (26)

Camden (63)

Canterbury (4)

Cardiff (600)

Carillion (36)

Carmarthen (8)

Chatham (4)

Cheltenham (7)

Cheshire & Cardiff (1)

Cheshire (23)

Cheshire and Cardiff (1)

Chester (1)

Chesterfield (95)

Chichester (3)

Chorley (2)

Clay Cross (5)

Cleethorpes (4)

Cornwall (20)

Coventry (383)

Crawley (2)

Crewe (5)

Croydon (8)

Cumbria (33)

Dagenham (74)

Darlington (23)

Daventry (2)

Deptford (15)

Derby (192)

Derbyshire (69)

Derry (8)

Devon (69)

Dewsbury (16)

Doncaster (121)

Dorset (6)

Dorset (6)

Dover (12)

Dudley (7)

Dunchurch (1)

Dundee (55)

Durham (32)

Ealing (23)

East London (364)

East Midlands (48)

Eastbourne (4)

Eastern (9)

Eastern region (4)

Eastleigh (13)

Edinburgh (24)

Enfield (51)

Essex (23)

Exeter (49)

Falkirk (12)

Fawley (9)

Fleetwood (8)

Folkestone (12)

Forest of Dean (6)

Fylde (3)

Gateshead (50)

Glasgow (180)

Gloucester (44)

Gloucestershire (38)

Gosport (1)

Grangemouth (20)

Grantham (8)

Greater Manchester (22)

Greenwich (154)

Grimethorpe (3)

Grimsby (26)

Hackney (496)

Halifax (56)

Hampshire (35)

Haringey (81)

Haringey (81)

Harlow (4)

Harrogate (55)

Harrow (3)

Hartlepool (2)

Hastings (16)

Hatfield (15)

Havant (2)

Hereford (4)

Hertfordshire (9)

Hillingdon (51)

Hinckley (6)

Horsforth (12)

Hove (14)

Hull (149)

Huntingdon (19)

Ilford (5)

Ipswich (11)

Isle of Man (5)

Isle of Wight (17)

Islington (254)

Jarrow (103)

Jersey (1)

Keele (4)

Kenilworth (1)

Kent (57)

Kidderminster (7)

Kilmarnock (1)

Kingston (33)

Kirkby (1)

Kirklees (55)

Knowsley (23)

Lambeth (189)

Lanarkshire (10)

Lancashire (42)

Lancaster (5)

Leamington (3)

Leeds (590)

Leicester (342)

Lewisham (270)

Leytonstone (15)

Lincoln (77)

Lincolnshire (26)

Liverpool (633)

Llandeilo (1)

Llandudno (3)

Llanwern (2)

London (2987)

Luton (15)

Lutterworth (1)

Maltby (5)

Malvern (3)

Manchester (549)

Mansfield (97)

Merseyside (121)

Merthyr (24)

Middlesbrough (28)

Midlands (51)

Milton Keynes (7)

Neath (16)

Neath Port Talbot (2)

Newcastle (132)

Newcastle-under-Lyme (4)

Newham (112)

Newport (56)

North London (43)

North Shields (10)

North Staffs (7)

North West (73)

North Yorkshire (18)

North-west (10)

Northallerton (2)

Northampton (27)

Northamptonshire (2)

Northumbria (17)

Norwich (5)

Nottingham (161)

Nottinghamshire (37)

Nuneaton (36)

Oaxaca (5)

Oldham (7)

Oxford (39)

Oxfordshire (6)

Penzance (1)

Peterborough (27)

Plymouth (66)

Pontefract (22)

Pontypridd (10)

Poole (2)

Poplar (10)

Port Talbot (38)

Portsmouth (91)

Powys (1)

Preston (27)

Reading (62)

Redditch (8)

Rhondda (33)

Riots (51)

Rochdale (13)

Rochester (1)

Rotherham (58)

Rugby (11)

Runcorn (13)

Salford (356)

Salisbury (2)

Scunthorpe (14)

Selby (7)

Sheffield (309)

Shirebrook (7)

Shrewsbury (22)

Shropshire (14)

Somerset (22)

South East (36)

South London (54)

South Shields (2)

South Wales (69)

South West (32)

South West Wales (4)

South Yorkshire (48)

Southall (3)

Southampton (319)

Southwark (100)

Spelthorne (12)

St Helens (16)

Stafford (8)

Staffordshire (12)

Staines (24)

Stevenage (40)

Stockton (4)

Stoke (116)

Stoke-on-Trent (13)

Stroud (22)

Suffolk (5)

Sunderland (17)

Surrey (70)

Sussex (53)

Swansea (482)

Swindon (18)

Tameside (2)

Teesside (63)

Teesside (63)

Teignmouth (1)

Tolpuddle (15)

Torbay (21)

Tottenham (26)

Tunbridge Wells (2)

Tupe (6)

Tyne & Wear (4)

Tyne and Wear (23)

Tyneside (43)

Wakefield (96)

Wales (547)

Wallasey (4)

Walsall (6)

Waltham Cross (2)

Waltham Forest (438)

Walthamstow (127)

Warrington (80)

Warwickshire (13)

Watford (2)

Wellingborough (1)

West London (156)

West Midlands (45)

Westminster (36)

Whittlesey (1)

Widnes (3)

Wilmslow (1)

Wiltshire (7)

Winchester (10)

Wirral (112)

Wolverhampton (19)

Woolwich (19)

Worcester (57)

Worcestershire (46)

Wrexham (12)

Wythenshawe (10)

Yeovil (2)

York (143)

Yorkshire (248)

Hillingdon


Highlight keywords  |Print this articlePrint this article
From: The Socialist issue 715, 25 April 2012: We're striking back on 10 May

Search site for keywords: TUSC - Swansea - Portsmouth - Hillingdon - Bob Crow - Cuts - Union

TUSC campaigns round-up

Hillingdon - Bob Crow

Nearly 70 local people in Uxbridge, west London, listened to Bob Crow argue the case for TUSC on 18 April.

Bob Crow opened the meeting, saying: "Tories, Labour, Lib Dems - they all support privatisation, the anti-trade union laws, illegal wars and cuts. Who is putting the case for working class women and men?"

The brilliant meeting was co-hosted by Hillingdon Against Cuts community campaigners, and was full of local workers and union reps from council unions - Unison, Unite and GMB, NUT teachers' union, RMT transport union, and postal workers' union, CWU. They were joined by Brunel university students and local school students - one of whom, eleven year old Alex, addressed the meeting about why he thinks socialism is necessary.

Support from Daymer

At Haringey's TUSC public meeting on 17 April, Oktay Sahbaz from the Daymer Kurdish and Turkish organisation explained why Daymer is supporting TUSC. "Migrant communities are affected by the cuts to public services, education, jobs, the NHS. The Con-Dem coalition does not represent us, TUSC does."

Oktay said that Daymer's activists had ensured every Kurdish and Turkish shop had TUSC leaflets and posters. They had met with 25 Kurdish and Turkish community organisations and discussed TUSC with them, and had explained about TUSC to their 100-strong Sunday breakfast meeting.

Ken Loach inspires

On 19 April, a sell-out audience of over 250 people came to one of London's few independent cinemas, Peckham Plex, to see director Ken Loach screen his long-suppressed, 'The Save the Children Fund Film' and to discuss his politics with TUSC candidate for the London assembly, Nick Wrack. Attendees left with hundreds of leaflets to distribute across London, backing TUSC's anti-cuts agenda.

NHS campaigning

On 23 April, TUSC activists, including health workers, assembled outside the Royal Free Hospital in Camden protesting against plans to privatise NHS services. They distributed an 'NHS credit card' (available from www.tusc.org.uk).

Portsmouth TUSC

In the largest left-wing electoral challenge in Portsmouth for decades TUSC is standing eight candidates across the city. The campaign is building on the anti-cuts campaign over the last year.

The most prominent candidate is RMT rep and Trades Council chair, Mick Tosh - who is standing in Copnor ward. Mick stood for TUSC in the 2010 general election in Portsmouth North and has continued to play a leading role in the anti-cuts campaign.

In the majority of wards across Portsmouth, TUSC is the only alternative to the big three parties. It has been TUSC candidates who have proposed anti-cuts 'needs budgets' to the Lib Dem run city council.

Socialist Students member Billy Perry, who is standing in St Thomas ward, home of Portsmouth University, said: "Young people in Portsmouth are not properly represented, despite being heavily impacted by the current economic situation, tuition fee rises and cuts being imposed."

Ben Norman

Swansea fightback

Les Woodward, TUSC candidate for Gowerton ward, Swansea, will address a TUSC public meeting this Friday (27th) evening. Les is the GMB union national convenor for the Remploy factories (which employ disabled workers) and is currently fighting to prevent their closure.

Les is pledged to fight for the people of Gowerton with the same dedication and passion as he has done for Remploy workers over the years.

"If elected, I will pledge my heart and soul to fight against all cuts in public spending in Swansea. The good people of Gowerton and Swansea must not be penalised with loss of jobs and services in order to pay for the mismanagement of the financial institutions and the greed of the bankers."


TUSC meeting - 7.30 Friday 27 April, at the United Reformed Church, Sterry Road, Gowerton, Swansea


2012 election debate

Speakers: Alex Gordon, TUSC (list candidate)

John McDonnell, Labour MP,

Natalie Bennett, Green Party (list candidate)

Friday 27 April, 7 pm

Venue: Housmans bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, N1

Donate to the Socialist Party

Finance appeal

The coronavirus crisis has laid bare the class character of society in numerous ways. It is making clear to many that it is the working class that keeps society running, not the CEOs of major corporations.

The results of austerity have been graphically demonstrated as public services strain to cope with the crisis.

The government has now ripped up its 'austerity' mantra and turned to policies that not long ago were denounced as socialist. But after the corona crisis, it will try to make the working class pay for it, by trying to claw back what has been given.

  • The Socialist Party's material is more vital than ever, so we can continue to report from workers who are fighting for better health and safety measures, against layoffs, for adequate staffing levels, etc.
  • When the health crisis subsides, we must be ready for the stormy events ahead and the need to arm workers' movements with a socialist programme - one which puts the health and needs of humanity before the profits of a few.
Inevitably, during the crisis we have not been able to sell the Socialist and raise funds in the ways we normally would.
We therefore urgently appeal to all our viewers to donate to our Fighting Fund.

Please donate here.

All payments are made through a secure server.

My donation

 

Your message: 

 







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: [email protected]

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

Regional Socialist Party organisers:

Eastern: 079 8202 1969

East Mids: 077 3797 8057

London: 075 4018 9052

North East: 078 4114 4890

North West 079 5437 6096

South West: 077 5979 6478

Southern: 078 3368 1910

Wales: 079 3539 1947

West Mids: 024 7655 5620

Yorkshire: 077 0671 0041

ABOUT US

ARCHIVE

Alphabetical listing


January 2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999