Our NHS 70 – National Demonstration London June 30th

#OurNHS70 - Free, for all, forever Say yes to: – A publicly owned NHS that is free for all – Proper funding and proper staffing – Support for our wonderful NHS workers – World class services for every community Saturday 30 June 2018 Assemble 12pm, Portland Place, London W1A (nearest tubes: Oxford Circus / Great Portland […]

Austerity has failed

“In work poverty hits record high as the housing crisis fuels insecurity”

One in every eight workers in the UK – 3.8 million people – is now living in poverty. A total of 7.4 million people, including 2.6 million children, are in poverty despite being in a working family. This means that a record high of 55 per cent of people in poverty are in working households.  […]


Sheffield Needs A Pay Rise

SHEFFIELD NEEDS A PAY RISE! Calling Union Branches! Please encourage your members to attend. Bring your banners!! March and Rally in Sheffield City Centre Saturday 17th December 2016 ****** Assemble 1pm Devonshire Green Speeches then short march to Barkers Pool 2pm Rally and Speakers from City Hall steps confirmed speakers include Ian Hodson National President, Bakers […]



This seems to be the first event of a promised People’s Assembly debate on Brexit, which hopefully will be repeated across the UK early in 2017 It also coincides with the launch of a similar debate by Momentum. Since opinion polls seem to suggest that Brexit is the most important issue for people in UK […]


Kill the Housing Bill National Events

Stop privatisation; improve existing and build a new generation of first class council housing Housing Bill – join growing opposition The Housing Bill is in trouble, with local government leaders calling for defeats see LGA leaders’ letterand Lords rejecting key parts of the Government’s flagship policies see Telegraph and Mirror reports. A growing campaign rejects the Bill’s plans to sell […]


Powerhouse or Poorhouse March and Rally April 9th

What an excellent rally! This has been best supported march in Sheffield since last May’s General Election, and in warm spring sunshine.  After assembling at Devonshire Green, we marched around the town centre with a stop outside the Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) offices, then on to Barker’s Pool for a rally with lots of […]


Will Sheffield City Council Defend Council Housing?

From Shirley Frost – Defend Council Housing Campaign QUESTION TO SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL 4th MARCH 201:  WILL THE COUNCIL NOW ACKNOWLEDGE the national campaign being waged against the Housing & Planning Bill initiated by Defend Council Housing a tenant- led non party political campaign and that Sheffield needs to stand up and be counted at […]

Freedom Riders

Press Release from Freedom Riders

Press release from Barnsley Retirees Action Group (BRAG) With immediate effect Freedom Riders Demand Full Return of Travel Concessions for Elderly The South Yorkshire freedom riders are continuing their campaign for the full return of travel concessions for older people.  In April 2014 the South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) axed free train travel in […]

Budget Dec 2015

National Conference passes motions on opposition to council cuts

The recent National Delegate Conference of the People’s Assembly in London on December 5th discussed a large number of motions from branches across the UK, included 3 motions on local government cuts and devolution, all of which were passed by votes of delegates at the meeting.  You can see all the motions here. A motion […]

Spending Review Protest

Out of Credit – Out of Office!