Socialist Worker


Strikers furious at pay rise bonanza for Lambeth College boss

13 June 2014
The boss of Lambeth College pocketed a 13 percent pay rise last year–the highest rise of any college principal in London.

Second union joins solid strike at Lambeth College as bosses struggle to cope

11 June 2014
Unison union members walked out on strike at Lambeth College in south London today, Wednesday. They joined UCU union members at the college, who are already on all-out strike.

On all-out strike: Workers teach Lambeth College boss a lesson

10 June 2014
An all-out strike of lecturers in a south London college shows how to resist attacks on workers and cuts in education, reports Sadie Robinson

Supporters rally behind all-out Lambeth College strike

06 June 2014
Dozens of people rallied in Brixton today, Friday, to support Lambeth College lecturers are on the fourth day of their all out strike.

All-out strike is 'very empowering' for workers at Lambeth College

05 June 2014
Workers at Lambeth College began their third day of all-out strike today, Thursday. Pickets gathered at all three of the South London college’s sites—and said the action was getting stronger.

Unison members to join solid Lambeth College strike

04 June 2014
Unison union members at Lambeth College have announced a two-day strike on Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

Lambeth College workers begin all-out strike against vicious new contracts

03 June 2014
Workers at Lambeth College in south London are on all-out strike from today, Tuesday—and they need your support.

Lambeth College workers defiantly vote for all-out strike

23 May 2014
Lecturers in the UCU union at  Lambeth College have overwhelmingly backed an all-out strike in a battle against hated contracts imposed by bosses. Over 89 percent backed the strike on a turnout of 72 percent.

Lambeth College strikers defiant despite bosses’ injunction

06 May 2014
Workers at Lambeth College in south London held a defiant strike on Thursday of last week against hated contracts imposed by bosses.

Strikers defiant on Lambeth College picket lines

01 May 2014
 Workers at Lambeth College are on strike today,Thursday, against hated new contracts. The UCU union members had planned to begin an indefinite strike today. But bosses got an injunction to stop them, so a one day walkout went ahead instead.Pickets gathered at all of the South London college's sites this morning. It was clear that the injunction hasn't demoralised people but it's made some more determined to fight.

Lambeth College protest

18 June 2013
Around 200 people defied the downpour to demonstrate against planned cuts and job losses of jobs at Lambeth College, south London, on Saturday of last week. 

Sean Rigg memorial meeting and march demand justice

22 August 2012
Hundreds gathered in Lambeth Town Hall, south London, on Tuesday night for a memorial meeting on the anniversary of Sean Rigg’s death.

Lambeth College lecturers strike

17 July 2012
Lecturers in the UCU union at Lambeth College struck for an hour on Friday of last week. The action was in response to the college’s lesson observation policy.

Union branches back lobby of TUC tomorrow

18 December 2011
The emergency lobby of the TUC tomorrow over pensions at 2pm is now backed by the London region of the UCU, East London NUT and NUT branches in Camden, Lewisham. Hackney, Lambeth, Ealing, Southwark, Merton and Greenwich.

Lambeth backs down on library closures

26 July 2011
Lambeth council bosses have been forced to back down over compulsory redundancies after library workers threatened to strike in the south London borough.

Library workers plan strike to save service

19 July 2011
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, were set to strike on Friday of this week.

Photos of the anti-cuts occupation at Lambeth council

24 February 2011

Lambeth town hall occupied by anti-cuts protesters

23 February 2011
Up to 300 anti-cuts protesters occupied Lambeth town hall in south London today (Wednesday) – the day councillors were set to vote through a disastrous cuts budget.

We'll be there on 3 October demonstration

13 July 2010
Last week a 250-strong Unison union meeting in Lambeth met to discuss a swathe of local attacks.

Colin Gill funeral

06 July 2010
Colin Gill’s family would like to invite friends and comrades to his funeral at 2pm, Monday 12 July at Lambeth Crematorium, Blackshaw Road, London SW27. Followed by food and drinks from 3pm, Corner Pin Pub, 10 Summerstown, corner of Riverside Road, Tooting.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.