The Trade Union and Socialist Coalition in Gloucestershire has launched its election campaign. TUSC will give voters the opportunity to vote against austerity and for candidates who will stand up for the 99% and not the millionaires. Sue Powell, standing for MP in Gloucester, will be a ‘Workers MP on a Workers Wage’, taking only […]

Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) Chair and ex-Labour MP Dave Nellist said: “Hoping to gain a few extra votes, the Chancellor has tried to sell this budget as a little relief from the endless austerity he has offered up for the last five years. It is nothing of the sort. The coalition once again […]

Someone recently asked if comparing Labour and the Tories wasn’t a bit like comparing chalk and cheese? Isn’t it true that millions of us think “they’re all the same”? But what about the Green Party? They care about the natural environment, promise to build more homes, transform transport & create green jobs. Demands we’d support. […]

The county launch meeting of TUSC`s (Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition) 2015 anti-austerity election campaign is taking place in Gloucester, where TUSC is standing a parliamentary candidate in addition to local election candidates. TUSC also has local candidates standing in Stroud District, Forest of Dean, and Tewkesbury Borough Council elections at present. Could you be […]

Once Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) had signed the 25 year contract for Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) to build a Mass Burn Incineration (MBI) plant at Javelin Park near Stonehouse, the fuse was lit for a protracted battle which pitched corporate interests against those of the ordinary people of Gloucestershire. The heroic battle led by GlosVAIN […]

The General Election in May will be held together with local elections in England in over 6,000 council wards in 279 local authorities. The biggest cuts have been made to local public services, with councillors of ALL parties – Labour and Green as much as the Tories, Liberal Democrats and UKIP – meekly voting them […]

Join Socialist Party members at our End of Year Social on Wednesday, 17 December from 7.00 pm onwards. We are offering food, music and a chance to meet up with local campaigners, socialists, comrades and friends. Join us in Stroud where we`ve hired a great venue – the Black Book Café(Address: Black Book Café, The […]


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