Socialist Worker

Workplace sales boom

Issue No. 1672

AT MORE and more workplaces Socialist Worker sellers are regularly selling on a Thursday or Friday morning. In Peckham in south London 14 papers were sold on 3 workplace sales, with 5 sold at both Jets stationers and Bournemouth Road council offices, plus 4 at Frensham Street DLO. Elsewhere in south London 7 papers were sold at both King's College Hospital and Southwark's education department building, plus 5 at Wandsworth housing department. Central London workplace sales included 5 at both Camden Town Hall and Mount Pleasant post office, plus 4 at BBC Bush House. Meanwhile in Leeds 9 papers were sold at both the Yorkshire Evening Post and Castle House Inland Revenue office, plus 8 at St James Hospital. 23 papers were sold outside Ford Dagenham, 15 at both Manchester Royal Infirmary (with £10 collected), and at Remploy in Neath, 8 at De La Rue printers in High Wycombe with £8 collected and 6 at Islington DLO.

Sales of Socialist Worker on Merseyside are surging ahead. Last week 133 were sold on Bold Street, 34 in Birkenhead, 31 in Toxteth and 9 at Copperas Hill post office. Meanwhile 204 papers were sold in Manchester's Market Street, 78 in Salford with £15 collected for the Appeal, 50 in Gorton, and 30 in Chorlton with £15 collected. Elsewhere on Saturday 139 papers were sold in Sheffield, 138 in Newcastle with £42 collected, 134 in Leeds with £46 collected, 71 in Nottingham with £26 collected and 65 in Wood Green.

In the last week 7 people have joined the SWP in Chesterfield; 5 at Liverpool University; 4 at Liverpool Community College and at a south east London public meeting; 3 in Dundee, Coventry and Leeds; 2 in High Wycombe, Euston, Nottingham, at a North London public meeting and on the picket of the Life conference in St Albans; 1 in Edinburgh Tollcross, Leith, Glasgow University, Caledonian University, Ashington, Burnley, Preston, Cardiff University, Swansea University, Notting Hill, Harrow, Kilburn, at a West London public meeting, and on Saturday's rail safety demonstration.

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Sat 13 Nov 1999, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1672
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