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Solidarity with Rob Williams

Solidarity with Rob Williams

Peter Hadden, Socialist Party, speaking at solidarity meeting in support of Linamar Unite convenor Rob Williams in Belfast 26th May 2009

Royal Mail: Action needed to stop privatisation

Royal Mail: Action needed to stop privatisation

Peter Mandelson’s plans to sell off 30% of Royal Mail and allow for up to 49.9% to be privatised, are facing mass opposition. A recent poll carried out by the Communication Workers Union shows 75% of the public oppose privatisation.

Parades – A socialist view

Parades – A socialist view

Statement adopted by the Northern Regional Executive Committee of the Socialist Party

The deadlock over parades is unlikely to be broken this summer. There have already been disputes especially over the ‘Tour of the North’ and the Springfield Road. Further confrontation over Drumcree, the Ormeau Road and other contentious routes is certain to follow.