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Kick Out the Tories!

Kick Out the Tories!

“The Conservative Party has always been the true party of workers,” claims Theresa May. What a joke! Try telling that to the millions of workers living on poverty pay, in precarious employment. Tell it to the nurses who outrageously can’t afford to feed themselves without help from food banks. Tell it to the public sector […]

Overflowing Corbyn Rally in Leicester

Overflowing Corbyn Rally in Leicester

Sofia Wiking, Leicester Socialist Party On 6 May Jeremy Corbyn held a rally in Leicester. Labour had booked a large meeting room at the Tigers Stadium, holding 800 people. The room was packed full, with people standing at the back. Outside, people who didn’t get in started chanting: “Let us in! Let us in!” Inside, […]

If Corbyn Shows Fight, He Can Win

If Corbyn Shows Fight, He Can Win

The following letter was published in today’s issue of the Leicester Mercury. With the announcement of a snap general election earlier this week, it seems the time is up for the Blairite plotters. Labour will head into a general election with a socialist at the helm! The main reason a general election has been called […]

NHS: Protest, Strike, Occupy to Win!

NHS: Protest, Strike, Occupy to Win!

“Whose NHS? OUR NHS!” It belongs to us, and we won’t let them take it away. More than 100,000 people chanted this clear message to the government on the 4 March demonstration. That was just the start. The Tories might be hell-bent on slashing, trashing and privatising our NHS, but they are going to have […]

“If it ain’t broke why fix it?” Say Glenfield Campaigners

“If it ain’t broke why fix it?” Say Glenfield Campaigners

“Can you imagine how we feel knowing that our precious daughter could have to travel for hours in an emergency situation to get to life saving surgery when she may not have hours? IF YOU GO AHEAD WITH YOUR PROPOSAL CHILDREN WILL DIE, ITS A SIMPLE AS THAT. How can that ever be an acceptable […]

Leicester Campaigners Join Massive Protest in London to Defend NHS

Leicester Campaigners Join Massive Protest in London to Defend NHS

An estimated 250,000 people joined a demonstration in London yesterday to save the NHS, making it the largest of its kind in history. And the Save Glenfield campaigners were there in force! More than 100 activists from Leicester, including many involved with the Save Glenfield Heart Centre group, attended the demonstration – supported by PCS […]

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Unison Calls Upon Leicester’s Labour Council to Set a Legal “No Cuts” Budget

Unison Calls Upon Leicester’s Labour Council to Set a Legal “No Cuts” Budget

Leicester is a city dominated by Labour, with a Lib-Dem/Tory opposition group composed of just two councillors. However, like all other Labour Council’s up and down the country our city has been busy passing on Tory cuts with gusto (and crocodile tears). In the latest phase of cuts (“savings”) the axe is being swung down […]

Rushey Mead Are Not Taking Library Cuts Laying Down!

Rushey Mead Are Not Taking Library Cuts Laying Down!

Interrupted only by an enthusiastic jump in the air, one small child explained why she had joined yesterday’s protest: “I want to save our library, because otherwise nobody can read books and get knowledge.” But she wasn’t alone, young and old alike took to the streets on Saturday afternoon to protest against ongoing attacks on […]

Thousands March to Defend Glenfield Heart Centre

Thousands March to Defend Glenfield Heart Centre

By Charles Wheeler “Do not be debilitated by those who tell you protests and marches don’t mean anything,” Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey told Glenfield Children’s Heart Unit campaigners. Despite snow and freezing temperatures, 2,000 people – including patients and their families, trade unionists and members of the public – took to the streets of […]

No Cuts, No Closures, Save Our NHS!

No Cuts, No Closures, Save Our NHS!

This following article was first published on the back page of the Socialist Party newspaper on 8th February. The NHS is in crisis. Hospitals cancelled a record number of urgent operations last year, mainly because of bed shortages. One in six A&E departments faces closure or downgrading because of NHS cuts. So you would think […]

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