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Parliamentary ‘Brexishambles’ continues – Corbyn and workers’ movement must lead fight for general election

Editorial from this weeks' Socialist, England and Wales edition  Yet again, the immediate future of the plans for Britain leaving the EU remains unclear. Three attempts at passing May’s Withdrawal Agreement couldn’t resolve it. Two rounds of MPs voting on ...

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March and strike to defend the NHS

Feature by Scottish NHS workers that will appear in the new issue of the Socialist 2018 is the year our NHS will come under more threat and pressure than ever before.  I have worked in the health service for 10 ...

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Massive demo shows battle to save the NHS can be won

  Hannah Sell, Socialist Party England and Wales deputy general secretary For hours they poured off coaches and out of Euston and other stations as over 100,000 people – some estimates were as high as 250,000 – streamed to London ...

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NHS bosses wield the axe to vital services

By a Unison member NHS Tayside needs to make £58m of savings between now and next April. It doesn’t stop there because it is committed to a package of savings totalling £214m over the next 5 years. The admissions unit ...

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Scottish budget: SNP’s sorry capitulation to austerity continues

Philip Stott reports The Scottish Government’s draft budget for 2017/18, which was unveiled on Thursday, was yet another sorry chapter in the SNP’s capitulation to Tory austerity. Finance secretary Derek MacKay claimed that the budget would deliver “£240 million extra ...

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Fight to defend the NHS

By a Scottish NHS worker Scotland’s NHS is in crisis. The recent Audit Scotland report into the NHS exposed a ticking time-bomb caused by massive under funding. The scale of cuts planned by Scotland’s fourteen health boards this year is ...

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