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Tories make healthy profits

27 July 2010
The Conservatives have plenty of pals in the private healthcare industry – that’s plain to see from the list of people who funded the Tory election campaign.

Government white paper is a black day for public health service

27 July 2010
The fight has started against the Tory government’s plans to dismantle the NHS.

New threat to hospitals as Tories launch NHS cuts

27 July 2010
Two London hospitals that were saved after protests are again under threat, a leaked letter reveals.

The budget deficit - an excuse for the Tories to take revenge on workers

27 July 2010
"The corollary of the big society is the smaller state. If you talk about the small state, people think you’re Attila the Hun. If you talk about the big society, people think you’re Mother Teresa."

Vince Cable’s graduate tax is far from ‘progressive’

20 July 2010
The attacks on education are coming thick and fast under the new Tory government.

Guantanamo prisoner court case leads to new evidence of torture

20 July 2010
The Tories have put Sir Peter Gibson in charge of a torture inquiry, meaning that the man who oversees the activities of the security services will be investigating them.

Cameron snubs TUC invite

20 July 2010
Top union sources have told Socialist Worker that Tory leader David Cameron has declined an invitation to speak at the Trades Union Congress (TUC) annual conference.

Portsmouth march against school cuts

20 July 2010
Around 300 people marched through Portsmouth on Monday of this week to protest against the Tory cutting of the Building Schools for the Future programme.

Unions back anti-Tory demo

20 July 2010
Two more national unions last week backed the demonstration at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on Sunday 3 October.

Letters

20 July 2010
History shows Tories are not friends of freedom It is a sign of just how authoritarian the Labour government was that the Tories can now seem to some to be defenders of freedom.

Tory PM Cameron declines invite to speak at TUC

20 July 2010
Top union sources have told Socialist Worker that Tory leader David Cameron has declined an invitation to speak at the Trades Union Congress annual conference.

Cuts fight demands a coalition of resistance

13 July 2010
This is the week that the Tory cuts really started to bite.

Pensions: Tories and bosses want to rob our retirement

13 July 2010
Over five million private sector workers face big cuts in their pensions because the government has changed the way that increases are calculated.

Sandwell schools: "You can't get much more frontline".

13 July 2010
After initially announcing that nine planned projects in Sandwell in the West Midlands would go ahead, Tory education secretary Michael Gove then said they were all cancelled.

Defiance and victories in the 1970s

13 July 2010
In the early 1970s a Tory government tried to unleash war on the working class. But workers organised a revolt so powerful that it brought down the government.

40 percent cuts must not go unchallenged

06 July 2010
The Tories are threatening to cut 40 percent of the public sector as they slash and burn their way through our services.

Tories dragging their heels on Afghan withdrawal

06 July 2010
The Tory government says it has set a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan—but then said it hadn’t.

Make 3 October a day of rage at Tory cuts

06 July 2010
The Tories’ war on the working class has begun in earnest. The severity of attacks on jobs, services, pensions and rights at work is becoming clearer by the day.

Prison doesn't work - but don't trust Ken Clarke

06 July 2010
The tory justice secretary Kenneth Clarke last week sent right wing politicians into fits of rage with his plans to reduce the prison population.

Tory cuts plans exposed in Barnet

06 July 2010
Eric Pickles, the Tory communities ministers, has launched an attack on "non-jobs" created by councils.

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