Some of the poorest and most vulnerable in our society will face the prospect of being forced from their homes, for the ‘crime’ of having a spare room. According to the National Housing Foundation two thirds of those affected are disabled. People simply cannot afford to pay; many will go into debt rather than be […]
How to fight this government – Can privatisation be defeated – Why we need coordinated strike action. These crucial questions will be discussed on picket lines and strike meetings in the coming weeks. Many public sector unions have balloted for strike action or been on strike. Next month, teachers across the South West come out. […]
September 11th this year was the 40th anniversary of the coup in Chile which brought to power the murderous regime of General Pinochet. The coup was planned and executed in the headquarters of the CIA and the White House, in collusion with the ruling elite in Chile and its armed forces. In its aftermath, thousands […]
This week`s meeting coincides with Fresher`s Fair – the venue is behind Cheltenham Central Library, which is in Clarence Street.
The government plans to privatise 70% of the Probation Service’s work to private companies such as G4S, Serco and Sodexo. This will include the supervision of medium risk offenders. Supervising offenders in the community is a highly skilled job and medium risk offenders are predominantly men convicted of violence, sexual offences, burglary, robbery and domestic […]