Over 500 copies of Socialist Worker were sold on the 'Save Vauxhall' demonstration in Luton on Saturday, while 20 people joined the Socialist Workers Party.14 papers were sold to striking Liverpool postal workers, while 5 papers were sold outside Vauxhall in Ellesmere Port. 6 papers were sold to striking lecturers at Coatbridge College and 13 were sold at a North Lanarkshire EIS union meeting.
Elsewhere workplace sales of Socialist Worker included 14 at Kodak in Harrow, 12 at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 8 at Leeds General Infirmary, 7 at Oldham Road post office in Manchester, 6 at both Schlumberger's in Manchester and Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, and 5 at St Mary's hospital in Paddington, London. Despite the freezing weather and snow 134 papers were sold in Manchester's Market Street on Saturday, 70 in Leeds, while 48 were sold outside Tottenham Court Road tube station in central London on Friday evening.
Along with the 20 people who joined the Socialist Workers Party on the Luton demonstration, 22 people joined in Leeds last week; 2 in Newcastle and Gospel Oak; 1 in Crofton Park, Plumstead, University College London, Manchester, Luton University, Stockport and Rectory in Hackney.