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Protesting against Tory plans for NHS

13 September 2011
Hundreds of campaigners against Tory plans to "reform" the NHS joined a lobby of parliament last week.

Parliament set to vote on anti-abortion amendments

06 September 2011
The attempt by Tory MP Nadine Dorries to attack women’s abortion rights was due to be voted on in parliament on Wednesday of this week.

Tories threaten vicious blow to abortion rights

30 August 2011
The Tories have announced a major attack on abortion rights, and they want to drive it through regardless of whether they win a vote in parliament or not.

Take anti-cuts anger to Tory party conference

30 August 2011
The TUC has released official flyers for the mass march on the Tory party conference in October.

Threat to Chase Farm Hospital

23 August 2011
Leaks suggest that Tory health secretary Andrew Lansley will announce plans next month to merge Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield, north London, with another trust.

Tory hypocrites pick on the poor

23 August 2011
The Tories have seized on the riots as an opportunity to shift the whole political atmosphere in Britain to the right. The establishment’s response is to demonise the unemployed, young people and those who rely on meagre benefits in order to survive.

Anti-Tory march gathers pace

23 August 2011
Thousands of protesters from across Britain are expected to march on the first day of the Tory party conference.

Unison will challenge its Plymouth derecognition

23 August 2011
The Tories want to break the Unison union at Plymouth council—but workers say they won’t let them get away with it.

The police are part of the problem—wherever they are from

16 August 2011
The Tories are targeting the poorest people in society—and have a brutal police force willing to back them up if anyone resists.

New report: the government can afford pensions

16 August 2011
The Tories say they have to force thousands of public sector workers to suffer worse pensions because they can’t afford to sustain them.

Jail the Tories, not young people

16 August 2011
The Tories want to get their own back for last week’s riots. They are ripping up the rules of the legal system and filling the jails.

Tory cuts mean theatre will lose its cutting edge

16 August 2011
Nicolas Kent is to stand down from the renowned Tricycle theatre as a result of Tory cuts to the arts.

‘Give our kids a future’, demands 2,000-strong march across London

16 August 2011
The Tories claim that Britain is united against the rioters. But while there is a backlash, many people have defended young people and opposed the police crackdown.

Reports from the urban revolt spreading across Britain

10 August 2011
The rising against Tory Britain continued last night, Tuesday.

Mass marches at party conferences can fire resistance

09 August 2011
Tens of thousands of trade unionists from across Britain are set to descend on the Tory and Lib Dem party conferences.

More police means more trouble

09 August 2011
From the Tory right to the liberals, politicians are calling for the government to arm the police further in order to crush the rioters.

Remploy workers say, 'Don't let the Tories throw us on the dole'

09 August 2011
A report into Remploy, the government-supported programme that provides employment for disabled people, could sound the death knell for the firm’s 54 British factories.

Workers can stop the Tory pensions robbery in its tracks

02 August 2011
The government stuck two fingers up at public sector workers when it announced savage cuts to their pensions last week.

Tories ignore unions to launch pension attack

29 July 2011
The Tories have shown their contempt for negotiations over pensions—and pressure is building on the unions to join strikes this autumn in response.

Smell of struggle still strong in Southampton

26 July 2011
The pitched battle between Southampton council workers and their Tory bosses shows no signs of relenting.

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