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Council pushes ahead with Tory housing attack

10 August 2010
The Tories launched a new attack on council house tenants last week as David Cameron said tenants need to rethink the idea of a council house being "yours for ever".

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.

Government’s £800,000 wine stash

10 August 2010
Here’s one thing the Tories aren’t cutting—the government’s £864,000 wine cellar.

The Tories have not gotta lotta bottle

10 August 2010
The Tories’ U-turn over free milk for under-fives made the government look weak and disorganised last weekend.

Anti-Tory anger feeds 3 Oct demo support

10 August 2010
Anger at the Tories’ assault on public services and the welfare state is fuelling support for the 3 October demonstration outside the Tory Party conference in Birmingham.

Put the emphasis on the fightback

10 August 2010
Derek Simpson, joint general secretary of the Unite union, believes it’s better to abandon the working class to the pain of the Tory cuts than to fight back with strikes.

Protest against university cuts

10 August 2010
David Willetts, the Tory universities minister, has told young people who find there are no university courses available because of cuts to retake their A-levels to get better results.

Get to Birmingham on 3 October

03 August 2010
Everyone who wants to be part of the battle against the cuts needs to be in Birmingham at 12 noon on Sunday 3 October for the demonstration at the Tory Party conference.

Can capitalism live without the welfare state?

03 August 2010
The benefits system is on the verge of collapse—or at least that’s what Tory minister Iain Duncan Smith claimed as he launched the latest attack on the welfare state last week.

Exclusive: Tories secret plans to deport children

03 August 2010
The Tories have a secret plan to make it easier to deport children.

‘It’s like the Tories are ghettoising poor people’

03 August 2010
Clare suffers from depression and mental health problems, and is unable to work. She lives in Leeds and relies on housing benefit. She spoke to Socialist Worker about the impact the Tory proposals will have on her life.

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.

Bitter harvest for workers

27 July 2010
Farm workers are set to lose out as the Tories scrap a board that sets their pay.

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.

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."

Anti-Tory demo gaining support

27 July 2010
The biggest region of the Unite union, the London & Eastern Region, last week voted to back the protest at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on 3 October.

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.

Fight goes on as Tory lies over academies exposed

27 July 2010
The Tories have been caught lying about their flagship academies policy.

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.

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.

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