(This article was originally written in September 2010 as a contribution to the debate on what strategy is required to defeat the cuts. Subsequent events, we feel, have proven the correctness of the arguments contained in the article.)
Socialist Party Statement
The savage cuts to be announced by the Tory / Lib Dem coalition government in the Comprehensive Spending Review on 20th October have dominated the media and conversations in workplaces, communities and homes. For socialists and trade union activists, the question of how to fight the cuts is of upmost importance.