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General election


Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP

Protests defy the Tories and the bigoted DUP Hundreds of people descended on Parliament Square demanding that Theresa May resigns

SNP remain largest party in Scotland—but gloss is coming off its radical image

SNP remain largest party in Scotland—but gloss is coming off its radical image The Scottish National Party (SNP) has won nearly 1 million votes in Scotland. It gained a 37 percent share of the vote and 60 percent—35 out 59—of Scottish Westminster seats.

Get on the streets to turn the screws on the Tories

Get on the streets to turn the screws on the Tories Protest: Down With Tory/DUP Racism and Bigotry, Saturday 10 June, 12 noon, Parliament Square, for march to Downing Street arriving 2pm

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election

‘We need a summer of discontent’—activists, trade unionists and Labour supporters on where next after the election Trade unionists, Labour Party members and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker about how we can force the Tories from office.

Tories humiliated as millions vote for Corbyn and real change

Tories humiliated as millions vote for Corbyn and real change The election result is a shattering disaster for the Tories and Theresa May, and a boost to Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party and all who campaigned against austerity and racism

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

Tories will face no charges over election expenses claims

16 May 2017
Yesterday, Wednesday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced that after a police investigation into Conservative Party candidates’ expenditure during the 2015 general election campaign, “no criminal charges have been authorised”.

Theresa May can't hide from questions and protests

09 May 2017
Theresa May is finding it increasingly hard to hide away from voters as the general election campaign intensifies. This evening, Tuesday, she arrived at BBC headquarters in London to appear on the One Show.

Corbyn can turn his campaign into a revolt against the rich

09 May 2017
Large rallies for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have shown what a strong and insurgent Labour election campaign could look like.

Regional summits aim to kick racism out of the general election campaign

09 May 2017
The Tories and right wing press want their racist, nationalist vision for Brexit to dominate the general election campaign.

Angry protesters take on Theresa May in Bristol - and chase away the Tories

02 May 2017
A group of noisy protesters gathered to demonstrate against Theresa May when she spoke in Bristol on Tuesday evening.

Corbyn tells London meeting - support the many, not the super-rich

02 May 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn told a meeting in east London today, Saturday, that, “The papers say one thing, but the mood on the street tells me something very different.”

Disgraceful Labour rebels gun for left wing leader Jeremy Corbyn, not the Tories

02 May 2017
Never mind kicking out the Tories and ending their hated austerity policies. For some in the Labour Party, the bigger prize is ousting leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Struggle is key to beating the Tories

18 April 2017
The result of the election on 8?June will decide the fate of left wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Theresa May calls for snap general election—our chance to get the Tories out

18 April 2017
Theresa May’s has called for a general election on 8 June—it means we have a chance to get her rotten Tory government out.

Smug Tories sharpen the knives for a new assault

12 May 2015
The Tories wasted no time in gearing up for new attacks on the working class after their shock general election victory last week.

TUSC shows there is an alternative to voting for cuts

05 May 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) parliamentary candidates have stood in seats across the country for Thursday’s general election.

Why the rich like their politicians boring

28 April 2015
 Even the politicians have noticed how boring the general election campaign is. So last week David Cameron stressed how “bloody lively” he felt about it.

TUSC looks beyond 7 May general election to build the fightback

28 April 2015
Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) parliamentary candidates are making a final push before next week’s general election.

We deserve better - so let's vote for it

28 April 2015
Britain’s political terrain is shifting. Neither of the two main parties can be sure of gaining enough support to win the general election outright.

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