Leicester Socialist Workers Party

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March on the Tories on 29 September – Transport From Leicester

Unions are gearing up for a mass march at the Tory party conference in Manchester next month. The TUC is backing the protest, to defend the NHS, on 29 September. … Continue reading

Sep 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hanson Kiln Operatives in third week of strike action

Kiln Operatives at Hanson Brick (now owned by Heidelberg Cement) in Peterborough are in their third week of strike action. The dispute is over a reduction in holiday entitlement for … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Activists discuss Way Forward at East Midlands Unite the Resistance Rally

About 50 trade unionists, campaigners and local workers and unemployed met in Leicester on Saturday 20th April for the east midlands Unite the Resistance rally. The aim of the rally … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Brewery Workers Prepare To Strike Back

Brewery workers at the multinational Molson Coors in Burton-on-Trent voted for strike action at a 400-strong meeting last Thursday after being told that 184 technicians would have their pay slashed … Continue reading

Mar 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Anti-cuts activists demonstrate at city council budget meeting

On 20th February Leicester City Councillors met to debate and vote on the 2013/14 budget. As with previous recent budgets this was a budget of cuts to services and jobs. Against … Continue reading

Mar 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cambridge Humiliates The Racist EDL

On the 23rd February, myself and three comrades travelled down to Cambridge to oppose the EDL demo in the city centre. The fascists were using the proposal for a ‘super-mosque’ … Continue reading

Mar 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Activists Look Towards East Midlands Unite The Resistance Conference

The Coalition government is intent on wrecking working class lives. There has been a raft of assaults: the welfare state is being demolished and privatised, our jobs are being lost … Continue reading

Feb 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Packed meeting in Thurnby Lodge responds to racist intimidation

A packed room of people attended a meeting called by As-Salaam and the Leicester Racial Equality Council to show support for the Muslim Charity in the face of racist intimidation … Continue reading

Feb 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Activists and Militants gather at Unite The Resistance Conference

Comrades from Leicester SWP clambered aboard a minibus heading for the Unite The Resistance conference at the Emmanuel Centre, London on 17 November. When we arrived we found our selves … Continue reading

Dec 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

200,000 march against austerity in London

Members of Leicester SWP had been campaigning hard to get as many people as possible down to the National Demonstration Against Austerity. The March was called by the Trades Union … Continue reading

Nov 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

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