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Camden


Tower Hamlets and Camden council workers and teachers unite to fight

29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.

Camden anti-cuts meeting

18 January 2011
Don’t make cuts, join the fightback. That was the message delivered to Labour councillors at a 200-strong meeting in Camden last Monday night.

Camden sixth form students begin their sit-in

08 December 2010
Sixth form students began a 24-hour sit-in at Camden School for Girls, in north London at 9am this morning, Wednesday.

Camden protest rattles council

02 December 2010
Some 500 people rallied outside Camden Town Hall in central London for three hours last night in the bitter cold as the Labour run cabinet met to discuss making cuts that will decimate services and jobs in the borough.

Housing activists plan fightback in Camden

10 August 2010
Around 30 housing activists in Camden, north London, met last week to organise a fightback against the wave of Tory attacks on council housing and tenants’ rights.

Camden housing victory

18 May 2010
Tenants and activists in Camden are celebrating after the newly elected Labour council announced an end to the sell-off of Camden’s council housing.

Protest over Camden Council auctioning off council homes

09 March 2010
Tenants and Defend Council Housing activists staged a mock auction of councillors’ homes last Saturday in Kentish Town, north London.

Activists’ diary

19 January 2010
Wednesday 27 JanuaryAfghanistan – why we should get out, Stop the War/CND public meeting, 7pm, Camden Centre, Bidborough Street, London WC1H 9DB.Thursday 28 JanuaryBlockade Gordon Brown’s Afghanistan war conference. Called by Stop the War and CND. Assemble 8.30am, Lancaster House, Stable Yard, St James’s, London SW1A 1BB. Friday 29 January Tony Blair’s Judgement Day at the Iraq inquiry from 8am. Stop the War protest, QE2 Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster SW1P 3EE.Saturday 30 JanuaryRight to Work conference of resistance and

Letters

08 December 2009
Victory over privateers inspires new NHS fight The Camden Keep Our NHS Public campaign is celebrating victory over our local primary care trust and its plans to set up a new privately-run health centre in the borough.

Camden NHS campaign stops private GPs threat

24 November 2009
Health bosses in Camden, London, have been forced to shelve plans to hand a health centre over to a private firm.

Fighting privatisation at Camden council

28 July 2009
More than 150 caretakers working for Camden council held a mass meeting on Tuesday of last week in response to plans to privatise the cleaning of estates.

Defend Council Housing meeting in Camden

28 July 2009
More than 100 tenants and residents packed into a DCH meeting in Camden town hall on Monday evening calling for a moratorium on council housing sell offs, cuts and privatisation.

No to private doctors in Camden

16 June 2009
It was standing room only as 120 tenants from the Regents Park Estate in Camden, north London, attended a meeting called by Keep our NHS Public last week about plans for a new so-called "GP-led health centre".

Camden housing activists survey councillors

02 June 2009
Local authorities which are raising rents and selling off properties are facing growing oppostion from angry tenants.

Protesting for housing in Camden

28 April 2009

Austin Mitchell MP pays tribute to Alan Walter

10 March 2009
Alan Walter, a socialist and working class activist, died at his home in Camden, north London, last Saturday.

Marching for the health service in Camden

17 February 2009
Over 150 councillors, tenants associations’ reps, medical students, pensioners and others joined a lively Keep Our NHS Public march through Camden, north London, on Saturday of last week.

Keep Our NHS Public roadshow in Camden

27 January 2009

Campaign against privatisation blocks NHS profiteers

18 November 2008
Health service privatisation can be beaten is the message that campaigners in north London want to send out after beating an attempt to build a polyclinic in Camden, which could have been privately-run.

Camden public meeting opposes GP privatisation

09 September 2008
A packed public meeting last week buoyed campaigners against the privatisation of the NHS in Camden, north London.

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