News of the week
A piece of cake
GLASGOW SOCIALIST Worker sellers were out on Saturday campaigning against Brian Souter and his band of bigots demanding the scrapping of Section 28. As a result 141 copies of Socialist Worker were sold on Argyle Street. Elsewhere 110 papers were sold in Birmingham, 47 in both Dudley and Cardiff, and 39 in Salford Precinct, while in Camden 25 were sold both at Queens Crescent market and in Gospel Oak.
Meanwhile sellers in Southwark's East Street market, after selling 44 papers campaigning in defence of asylum seekers, got a treat when a stallholder gave each one a slice of carrot cake! Outside workplaces Socialist Worker sales this week included 28 papers at Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley, 7 at Coventry post office, 5 at Westbourne bus garage in west London, and 4 at both King's College Hospital and Blackfriars Road job centre.
Clydeside workplace sales included 12 at Glacier Metals, where �25 was collected towards putting the statement on asylum seekers as a press advert, 7 at Chivas Regal and 5 at both Scottish Power and Yarrow's shipyard. In the last week 3 people joined the SWP in Leeds; 2 in Hackney Central, Manchester and Erdington; 1 in Margate, Oldham, Angel, London Bridge and West Norwood.