Leamington & Kenilworth

2009 News Archive

This is the 2009 news archive for Coventry Socialist Party.  The latest news from Coventry Socialist Party can be found here & the 2010 News Archive here
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End the war in Afghanistan - bring the troops home now December 24, 2009
End the war in Afghanistan - bring the troops home now   Members of Coventry Socialist Party were out on Monday (21st Dec)... [MORE]

The 2009 Christmas number one December 20, 2009
Rage Against the Machine - Dan from Youth Fight for Jobs comments on the 2009 Christmas number one   It was great to see the revolut... [MORE]

Parents demonstrate for new school December 17, 2009
Parents Demand a New School in Foleshill   Parents of pupils at John Gulson primary school in Foleshill held a demonstration outsid... [MORE]

Blacklisting in the Construction Industry: Update December 17, 2009
You may have read articles this year in The Socialist and in parts of the mainstream media about the legal action taken against The Consulting Ass... [MORE]

Socialist Party statement on BA court judgment December 17, 2009
Socialist Party statement British Airways: Defend the right to strike On the decision of one judge and at the behest of British Airways boss... [MORE]

City Brokers Xmas Message to the British People December 15, 2009
GET STUFFED! City Brokers Tullett Preban sent the above message to British turkeys, (sorry, taxpayers) yesterday when they said they were looki... [MORE]

If one lie doesn't work try another! December 13, 2009
While his complete failure as a so called ‘peace envoy’ in the Middle East is increasingly revealed, Tony Blair is clearly trying to rehabilitate hi... [MORE]

Ericsson - The fight for jobs continues December 13, 2009
Socialist Party campaigners braved the freezing cold on Saturday morning to continue the campaign to stop the closure of Ericsson. The proposed... [MORE]

Voters in Camp Hill reject the BNP December 11, 2009
The BNP failed to retain a seat on Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council in a by election in the Camp Hill ward last night.  The BNP are no... [MORE]

Coventry Public Behind Ericsson Workers December 05, 2009
Socialists were out in Coventry today campaigning against the closure of the Ericsson Research and Development facility at Ansty, w... [MORE]

Ericsson: Nellist Calls for Intervention to Save Jobs November 19, 2009
The Government must intervene to stop the closure of the Ericsson factory in Coventry, according to local ex-Labour MP, Dave Nellist. Ericss... [MORE]

Socialism 2009 - the best one yet! November 10, 2009
Members of Coventry Socialist Party attended Socialism 2009 last weekend, Tom Baldwin, organiser of the event, reports that this was the bigg... [MORE]

Dave Nellist on Radio 5 Live November 09, 2009
To hear Dave Nellist debate the issues surrounding the fall of the Berlin wall twenty years ago click here - starts 12 minutes in.... [MORE]

The main parties say: 'Work until you drop' October 12, 2009
Tory shadow chancellor George Osborne's plea for equality of sacrifice - "we're all in this together" - unravels when the real impact of his pensi... [MORE]

Video: Dave Nellist speaking at anti-incinerator public meeting in Coventry October 07, 2009
This public meeting was organised by CRACIN (Coalition for Recycling and Against Coventry Incinerator) and was held at Queens Road Bapti... [MORE]

Nellist's outrage at new council chief's pay September 25, 2009
Dave Nellist speechless at £175,000 for new Coventry council chief THE incoming top boss at Coventry City Council has achieved something ... [MORE]

Threat to Coventry homeless September 23, 2009
Coventry Socialist Party councillor Dave Nellist has warned that council budget cuts for Coventry's leading homelessness charity will see more peo... [MORE]

Nuneaton public support call for an end to war in Afghanistan August 21, 2009
The Nuneaton public are overwhelmingly in favour of British troops being pulled out of Afghanistan.  As the 200th soldier was killed in Afgha... [MORE]

Marchers oppose the BNP's 'festival of hate' August 18, 2009
Members of Coventry Socialist Party including councillor Rob Windsor joined the protest against the BNP's annual festival in Derbyshire last weeke... [MORE]

The Youth Fight for Jobs banner flew high over Trafalgar Square as Kyly takes to the plinth! August 10, 2009
The Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) banner flew high over Trafalgar Square as Coventry YFJ and Communication Workers' Union (CWU) member Kyly Wilson... [MORE]

Rob Windsor Supports Vestas Workers with Visit to Occupied Factory July 28, 2009
Coventry Socialist Party councillor Rob Windsor recently visited workers occuplying the Vestas wind turbine factory on the Isle of Wight t... [MORE]

Nuneaton Socialist Party to contest by-election June 11, 2009
Nuneaton Socialist Party will be standing Steve Gee, a member of the PCS civil service union, in a County Council by-election after Nuneaton and B... [MORE]

The best fighter money can't buy June 11, 2009
 'The best fighter that money can't buy' Joe Higgins, Ireland, elected as a socialist MEP "Well done Mr Higgins, not bad for a "failed... [MORE]

Joe Higgins elected to European Parliament in Ireland June 10, 2009
"I just heard the news, I was hoping that you would win the MEP seat, I am absolutely delighted, there is some justice in the world. Terrific stuf... [MORE]

CWU conference backs Youth Fight for Jobs campaign June 07, 2009
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) conference is meeting with its members facing huge threats of mass job losses, pension cuts and post office ... [MORE]

Nuneaton branch campaign for No2EU - Yes to Democracy May 30, 2009
Members of the revived Nuneaton Socialist Party have been busy campaigning for NO2EU – Yes to Democracy over the last month, raising fighting fund... [MORE]

No2EU - Yes to Democracy Public Meeting May 15, 2009
Dave Nellist will speak at a public meeting next week to promote his campaign to be elected to the European Parliament.  Socialist Party Coun... [MORE]

Socialists in Nuneaton get organised! April 16, 2009
Members of the Socialist Party in Nuneaton have started holding regular activity in the town centre.   Steve Gee, Nuneaton Sociali... [MORE]

Dave Nellist on Politics Show March 30, 2009
The Socialist Party councillor and No2EU-Yes to Democracy campaign representative Dave Nellist was interviewed on the BBC Politics Show on Sunday ... [MORE]

Job Market Becoming a Jungle (or a Zoo!) March 03, 2009
3,000 people recently turned up to Twycross Zoo near Atherstone in North Warwickshire hoping to secure one of the 150 seasonal jobs on offer a... [MORE]

Car industry in crisis: Death of jobs by a thousand cuts February 24, 2009
Car components firm GKN has announced the closure of two of its plants in the West Midlands. This will mean 323 direct job losses. Dave Griffiths ... [MORE]

Hands off our Youth Service! February 18, 2009
AROUND 400 people marched through Coventry to protest against severe cuts by the Tory council in children's and young people's services.  Loc... [MORE]

Coventry protest over Gaza onslaught January 25, 2009
FOLLOWING THE weekly protests in Coventry called by the Socialist Party against the Israeli state onslaught on Palestinians in Gaza, a dignified v... [MORE]

Video: Dave Nellist speaking at the Gaza demonstration in Birmingham January 17, 2009
Dave Nellist speaking at the Gaza demonstartion in Birmingham on 17th January.   ... [MORE]

Weekly protests outside council house in solidarity with the people of Gaza January 12, 2009
Some photographs of the weekly protests outside Coventry council house in solidarity with the people of Gaza.  The Monday evening protes... [MORE]

Stop the Slaughter in Gaza - Public Meeting in Hillfields January 10, 2009
Socialist Party councillors have called a public meeting in Hillfields for next Wednesday (14th January) - Stop the slaughter in Gaza.   ... [MORE]

Socialist Party councillors call protest over Gaza January 03, 2009
Members of Coventry Socialist Party attended a 50,000 strong protest in London today over Israel's threat to Gaza.  We have now&nbs... [MORE]

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