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Public Meeting 22 June leaflet

Rebuilding Our Public Services

  After 8 years of Tory government dismantling and privatising our public services, how can these be restored? Come along to the Public Meeting on Friday 22nd June at 7 pm Central United Reformed Church and join the debate All welcome

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Justice for Grenfell

Solidarity from Sheffield, Neil FBU London anniversary demonstration

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Universal Credit A Disaster – It’s Official

Universal Credit ‘could cost more than current benefits system’ The National Audit Office says that Universal Credit has “taken too long to roll out” and could cost more than the benefits system is replacing.  It has cost £1.9 billion so far, and is “not delivering value for money”, and continues to cause hardship, with 25% […]

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“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.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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People’s Assembly National Conference

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Austerity – The Failed Experiment?

Thanks to all those who attended and contributed to our public meeting with some of the Sheffield election candidates.  Organised in conjunction with the excellent Festival of Debate series, about 80 people came along to listen to presentations by candidates from Labour Party (Oliver Coppard), Green Party (Peter Garbutt),  Trade Union and Socialist Coalition (Maxine […]

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People’s Assembly Economic Briefing

With the Autumn Statement due shortly, Peoples Assembly has recently filmed an Economic Briefing event in London to discuss economic issues.  The meeting has been filmed, and is a useful source of arguments against austerity and discussions on future directions for Peoples Assembly. You can view it here on the National Peoples Assembly Website   […]

Our NHS! Not for sale!

March for the NHS

Supporters including Sheffield Peoples Assembly and Sheffield Save Our NHS and musicians met the the Jarrow to London marchers in a rainy Hillsborough Park on Monday, to walked with them to Weston Park for a rally. A rally with choir on Tuesday morning at the Town Hall was followed by a further march, with supporters, […]