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‘The cuts mean my care has been cut by a third’

24 August 2010
Terry Wells is blind, diabetic, and needs dialysis three times a week. His life was already hard—but now the Tories have cut his care by a third.

Protest 3 October: Activists unite to take resistance to the heart of government

24 August 2010
Trade union backing for the Right to Work protest at the Tory Party conference is growing.

Tories court millionaires-if they can get away with it

24 August 2010
The Tories have been trying to appoint multi-millionaire tax exile David Rowland as Conservative Party treasurer.

Anti-Tory conference protest is a focus for resistance

17 August 2010
Significant meetings of anti-cuts activists took place in Birmingham and Glasgow last week to prepare for the protest at the Tory Party conference in Birmingham on 3 October.

Young people abandoned by the Tories

17 August 2010
The Tory government is destroying the future of millions of young people in Britain.

Cameron gives the Green light to big spending cuts

17 August 2010
The Tories and the right wing media are combining to ensure the poor pay while the rich get off in the recession.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

Fight goes on as Tory lies over academies exposed

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

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.

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