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29 April 2020
Cleaning staff at Lewisham Hospital who have taken strike action over unpaid wages have won
18 March 2020
"Infected patients are now being admitted into the hospital, but the cleaners have downed tools because they haven't been paid"
2 October 2019
Socialists in south east London are celebrating the 80th birthday of Peter Redfarn
31 October 2018
Build for national strike action: An insultingly low figure: that's the reality of Phillip Hammond's budget announcement of £400 million in capital spending for schools.
26 September 2018
Hands Off HRI has called a public meeting to assess the recent announcements on the future of Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI).
19 September 2018
Lewisham and Southwark Socialist Party members called a protest on 15 September alongside Catford Against Social Cleansing
12 September 2018
Lewisham in south London has a big problem with a lack of council and social housing. Not enough has been built and existing homes are being lost to housing associations, right-to-buy schemes and 'regeneration', social cleansing schemes.
2 May 2018
Housing costs force workers out of London: It's a tough time to be a young person in Britain. Almost two-fifths of Millennials, young people born by 2000, rent privately at 30
6 September 2017
Schools return this week for a new academic year with the usual mix of emotions but with the prospect of budget cuts lingering in the background
23 August 2017
40 years ago almost to the day before Charlottesville, on 13 August 1977, the fascist National Front aimed to march through Lewisham
15 August 2017
They push through the same cuts, take the same exorbitant wage (mine earned three times the median wage of her constituents!) and ignore the same problems, writes Ellen Kenyon Peers, Lewisham Socialist Party.
3 August 2017
The Socialist Party condemns Labour MP Vicky Foxcroft for reporting a student to the police
26 April 2017
200 staff and parents marched through the streets of Catford in support of Forest Hill School, Lewisham, south London on 22 April
12 April 2017
Schools are under the greatest threat for more than a generation and an equally powerful response is needed. In the next couple of months, the scale of the cuts will be evident
29 March 2017
National Union of Teachers members had their first day of strike action on 21 March. As one picket line banner read, it's 'not our deficit'. Why should students and staff suffer?
1 February 2017
Millwall FC's ground in south London, the Den, along with many local residents, no longer faces eviction
18 January 2017
Millwall's ground, the Den, could be forced from Lewisham, south London, to Kent. A major new development around the ground is being built by Renewal - a company registered in a tax haven, run by a former council officer, and which used to count the former mayor of Lewisham as a director.
30 November 2016
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Croydon tram tragedy; bully bailiff gets wrong house; waiters' wages; stop Lord Sainsbury; 'I, Daniel Blake'; super seventies?
23 November 2016
"Within hours of Donald Trump winning the US election we were able to get 40,000 people on the streets and put socialist ideas out there, at the time when we had the biggest audience", said Darletta Scruggs when talking to over 60 people, mostly from the local black community.
5 October 2016
Short reports on some of the latest trade union struggles. Virgin Trains strike; Ritzy cinema strike; Newsquest journalists' strike.
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