Leicester Socialist Workers Party

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Leicester activists prepare to defy the TU Bill

On Thursday 15 October, a packed Secular Hall listened to speakers from the NUT, the TUC and Leicester Trades Council to condemn the latest attack upon workers by the Conservative … Continue reading

Oct 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bakers Union Rises to the Challenge in Coalville

Over 20 people attended a meeting of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union was held on Sunday in Leicester. The meeting was part of a recruitment drive of migrant … Continue reading

Feb 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Students and Workers Unite and Fight in Leicester

Yesterday, students from Leicester universities and colleges demonstrated for free education. The march from Victoria Park to the Clock Tower was lively and determined. Councillor Wayne Naylor from the Trade … Continue reading

Feb 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

After Rochester: a call for the left to unite

Now there is no doubt. We have to take the threat of Ukip very seriously and the left has to get its act together. We need more resistance to Ukip … Continue reading

Nov 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Everybodys Reading – 100 years of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Leicester celebrates 100 years of the book ‘The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists’, as part of the ‘Everybody’s Reading’ festival. Come and find out why this excellent book still inspires great passion and … Continue reading

Sep 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Firefighters’ strike has Tories rattled

Firefighters in England and Wales have continued their strikes in an ongoing row over the theft of their pensions by the Tories. Strikes took place for two or four hours every day between … Continue reading

Aug 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Workers strike back at bullying Argos

Workers at Argos distribution sites have embarked on a week long strike against long hours, weekend working, excessive targets and bullying management. All shifts at the Magna Park site have … Continue reading

Jul 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Activists call for action in fight against NHS privatisation

Nearly 100 hundred people attended the Campaign Against NHS Privatisation (CANP) public meeting on Saturday 14th June in Leicester. In the packed meeting we heard Louise Irvine describe the current state … Continue reading

Jun 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fast Food Workers Hungry For Justice

Leicestershire Fast Food Rights Campaign held its first day of action on Saturday 29th March. Involved in the protest for fast food rights were members of the BFAWU, Unite the … Continue reading

Mar 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Protesters say no to cuts

Around 200 people gathered to protest outside Leicester town hall where the council was holding it’s budget meeting at 4pm today. Unions were present along with members of community organisations … Continue reading

Feb 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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