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East Ham - Lois Austin

Lois has been an active campaigner for working class people’s rights since her teens. She has helped organise mass campaigns and demonstrations against racism and the right-wing Thatcher government. 184 more words


Tottenham - Jenny Sutton

Divide and rule

The Tories plan a return to the 1930s and the end of the welfare state. Labour won’t challenge the lie that the deficit must be reduced by cutting public services.  197 more words


At the end of January 2015 I resigned from the pro-austerity Labour party after over 30 years of membership. I am now standing for TUSC as no other party countenances an alternative to austerity even though voters in other European countries are keen to give it a try.

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I’m standing as a TUSC candidate simply because working people no longer have a party that represents them or fights for them.

Working people can be sure of one thing.

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Exclusive : Brighton & Hove Council Survey Shows Residents Say No To All Cuts. Council Buries Survey and Councillors Squabble Over What To Cut

Last week, Unison members and others joined the bizarre spectacle of Brighton and Hove councillors declaring their love for all the communities of Brighton and Hove, before voting to slash services for all communities. 1,046 more words

#Cuts - Here Are Some Of The Real #Consequences

I was minding my own business, enjoying the solitude of Mrs Angry being on babysitting duties somewhere in the frozen north, and I became disturbed by some of the facts, figures and anecdotes I was reading. 813 more words