No to war and austerity! Fight for socialism!

The Socialist Equality Party calls on workers and youth to vote for our candidates, Katie Rhodes in Glasgow Central and David O’Sullivan in Holborn & St. Pancras.

We seek to mobilise working people in a political struggle against austerity and war through the fight for a workers’ government based on socialist policies. Read more…

Labour offers itself to business backers to kick off UK election campaign
31 March 2015
Labour took out a full-page advert in the Financial Times featuring quotes from the heads of six of the largest corporations in Britain over the dangers of leaving the EU.
Further welfare cuts being considered by UK Conservatives
30 March 2015
All three major parties in Britain are committed to huge cuts in welfare spending.
Socialist Equality Party (UK) 2015 General Election manifesto: No to war and austerity! Fight for socialism!
30 March 2015
The Socialist Equality Party in Britain is seeking to mobilise working people in a political struggle against austerity and war through the fight for a workers’ government based on socialis
UK police watchdog justifies killing of Mark Duggan
26 March 2015
Duggan, a 29-year-old father of six, was unarmed when he was shot twice in Tottenham, north London by an armed police officer on August 4, 2011.
Whistleblower from UK covert police unit reveals spying on workers
25 March 2015
The covert Special Demonstration Squad monitored hundreds of political groups between 1968 and 2008.
UK National Gallery staff face privatisation
25 March 2015
Government funding to the arts in the UK has been cut by 36 percent in the last four years.
UK: Police commander at 1989 Hillsborough disaster admits causing 96 deaths
23 March 2015
An inquest heard how the lies and cover-up by the authorities began within minutes of the tragedy.
UK: Private sector given largest ever National Health Service contract
23 March 2015
The deal, worth £780 million over four years, is the latest in the ongoing privatisation process of the publicly run health service.
UK: Greater Manchester devolution agreement sets agenda for private sector bonanza
19 March 2015
Private corporations are being primed to win up to £5 billion in contracts as Trafford council prepares to sell contracts to run vital services.
Prison officers’ union signs no strike deal with the Scottish government
18 March 2015
The Prison Officers Association was one of the first trade unions to join the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, formed by the Socialist Party and Socialist Workers Party.
Divisions emerge between Britain and US over China bank
16 March 2015
The British decision to participate in the Chinese-backed Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank was taken largely behind the back of the United States.
Sri Lanka-China tensions rise over suspended port project
16 March 2015
Suspension of the Chinese investment project is bound up with the shift of Sri Lankan foreign policy under the new government away from Beijing and towards Washington.

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