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Apr 7th, 2016

Here are some arguments for leaving the EU from the perspective of ordinary workers and trade unionists.

We are unlikely to hear these arguments in the mainstream media. In campaigning to leave the EU, it is vital that we completely distinguish ourselves and separate ourselves from the...

Mar 8th, 2016

At last month's AGM we discussed, as a branch, our campaigning priorities for the coming year. It was agreed we must continue to fight the imposition of the Trade Union bill, a piece of legislation that is effectively one of the gravest attacks on our civil liberties in recent years. As...

May 12th, 2015

More nasty, vicious cuts. No Repeal of the Health & Social Care Act. An attack on our unsocial hours. An attack on our basic democratic right to strike. These are just some elements of the brutal class warfare the Tories are preparing to unleash over the next five years. So, how should we as...

May 12th, 2015

Now the election is lost, we are already seeing the Tories' priorities. Not to reassure the public and those who have suffered under austerity, but to announce their first three priorities: lifting the ban on fox hunting, confirming the £12 billion cuts to the welfare system and the scrapping of...

Apr 23rd, 2015

Can we have our ball back?

There are many reasons why we vote this way or that. Specific policies, broad principles, the personality of our constituency candidates or whether we prefer our prime minister to look like...

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