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Fighting the cuts


Workers get ready for 30 June battle

07 June 2011
Hundreds of thousands of workers are preparing to turn Thursday 30 June into a major day of resistance against the Tories.

Anti-cuts round-up

10 May 2011
Marchers take to the streets of Slough A new anti-cuts group, Windsor and Slough Against the Cuts, held its first march last Saturday.

Fighting the cuts in Glasgow

03 May 2011

Figure it out: women's refuge cuts

03 May 2011
£36 million

After 26 March: demand for general strike grows

05 April 2011
The mass demonstration against cuts on 26 March lit a fire under the working class.

Tower Hamlets and Camden council workers and teachers unite to fight

29 March 2011
A key battle against the cuts was set to take place across two London boroughs this week.

26 March anti-cuts demo: The day workers showed their power

29 March 2011
The biggest trade union demonstration Britain has ever seen took place last Saturday. It was an incredible sight. Well over half a million people marched. Banners, placards and balloons filled the streets.

We marched in our hundreds of thousands… now it’s time to strike together

27 March 2011
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Fighting to defend jobs and refugees in Glasgow

22 March 2011
Workers at the Glasgow Asylum Support Project are continuing their battle against privatisation that will affect the lives of hundreds of asylum seekers.

Map of route for 26 March protest

15 March 2011

Protest on 26 March: A day to change Britain

15 March 2011
Saturday 26 March can be a day to change Britain. Hundreds of thousands of people will converge on London for a monster demonstration against the government.

Tower Hamlets council workers and teachers unite to ballot for strikes to defend jobs

01 March 2011
More than 5,000 workers in Tower Hamlets, east London, could soon be on strike against cuts.

Photos of the anti-cuts occupation at Lambeth council

24 February 2011

Lambeth town hall occupied by anti-cuts protesters

23 February 2011
Up to 300 anti-cuts protesters occupied Lambeth town hall in south London today (Wednesday) – the day councillors were set to vote through a disastrous cuts budget.

Strike at Nottinghamshire council as cuts fight steps up

22 February 2011
Council Workers in Nottinghamshire were set to be the first to walk out against the cuts this week.

Who is Kay Cutts?

22 February 2011
In Kay Cutts’ office at County Hall, over her desk, hangs a portrait of her idol: Margaret Thatcher.

Nottingham: the first council to strike against Tory cuts

22 February 2011
Some 3,700 workers at Nottinghamshire county council were set to strike on Thursday of this week—the day the Tory council votes on its savage cuts budget.

Liverpool - can Labour have it both ways?

22 February 2011
Some 2,500 people marched through Liverpool last Sunday in the city’s biggest anti-cuts demonstration so far.

Thousands march against cuts

22 February 2011
Over 3,000 marched in the streets of Bristol on Saturday.

Cuts anger boils over as protesters storm town halls

22 February 2011
Rage at the cuts exploded last week, with protesters confronting councillors as they tried to vote through cuts.

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