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Impressive street sales

Issue No. 1683

Impressive street sales

Socialist Worker sellers were out last Saturday building the protests against the fascists entering the government in Austria. As a result 270 papers were sold in Manchester's Market Street, 148 in Birmingham's High Street, 138 in Leeds, 106 in Sheffield, 100 in both Bristol and Newcastle, 54 in Chesterfield and 39 in Cheetham Hill. In London 85 papers were sold on Holloway Road, 78 in Hackney's Mare Street, 75 in Kilburn, 73 in Wood Green and 58 in Dalston.

Workplace sales continue to impress. 21 were sold at Riverside House council office in Greenwich, 20 at Royal Liverpool Hospital, 18 at Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 14 at Manchester Town Hall, 11 at each of Land Rover in Solihull, Rover Longbridge and Sunderland's BT call centre, 9 at both De La Rue printers in High Wycombe and Sunderland Civic Centre, 8 at both Maudesley Hospital in south London and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead, 7 at Doncaster Council House, while in Newcastle 6 were sold at Vickers and 5 at the BT exchange. 54 papers were sold on the demonstration in support of the Homerton firefighters. 

In the last week 10 people joined the Socialist Workers Party at SWSS conference; 5 on Saturday's demonstration outside Austrian Airlines; 3 in Kilburn, Peckham and University of East Anglia; 2 in Camberwell, Birmingham and Nottingham University; 1 in Euston, Cardiff University, Glasgow University, Glasgow Southside, Birmingham University, Aston, Leeds Kirkstall Road, Leeds St James, Manchester, Darlington, South East London, Leeds, Sheffield, Chesterfield and Highbury.

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Sat 12 Feb 2000, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1683
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