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Fighting the cuts


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.

Protesters shut down Barclays bank branches

22 February 2011
Activists involved in the UK Uncut anti-tax avoidance group shut down more than 40 branches of Barclays bank last Saturday.

Tories reveal plans to privatise everything

22 February 2011
Tory prime minister David Cameron wants to give private companies and charities the right to run public services—to end what he calls the "state monopoly" over them.

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 rallies against Tories

08 February 2011
up to 2,000 people came to a rally against cuts in Liverpool last Saturday.

Bus routes will vanish

08 February 2011
Hundreds of bus routes are set to disappear as councils announce a series of cuts to bus services.

Islington march strikes back over cuts

08 February 2011
A noisy, colourful, 1,000-strong march wended its way along Holloway Road in north London last Saturday.

Save our libraries: from read-ins to occupation

08 February 2011
Thousands of people rallied round their libraries on Saturday as a national day of "read-ins" swept Britain.

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