Cuts Consensus: Labour Joins With UKIP to Back Tory Council in Portsmouth

Any allusions in the anti-establishment credentials of Portsmouth’s new UKIP Councillors were swiftly dashed after they joined forces with New Labour and the Conservatives to support the newly installed Tory minority council. Last month’s election results left the...

Pompey TUSC Break the Cuts Consensus at Leaders’ Debate

Cuts to education, zero hour contracts and the loss of over 900 dockyard jobs; these were just three of the issues about which local leaders from the big three parties showed themselves to be in complete consensus during a debate organised by The News. Representing...

TUSC Portsmouth Launch Election Broadcast

TUSC anti-cuts campaigners contesting this month’s local election have launched an election video. (HD) http://youtu.be/qBAFjyt7j6M (Standard) http://youtu.be/G_Xi9j3Pr5Y   14 anti-cuts candidates are standing every ward in Portsmouth under the banner of the...

14 Anti-Cuts Candidates Give Every Voter in Portsmouth an Alternative

Every voter in Portsmouth will have the opportunity to vote against cuts on May 22nd. 14 candidates from community campaigns, the RMT union and the city’s socialist parties are standing together as part of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC). TUSC...

Portsmouth BAE Workers Rally to Defend All Jobs

Over 200 trade unionists and community activists rallied in solidarity with workers at the Portsmouth BAE shipbuilding yard today, following the announcement that the company is to cut over 900 jobs. “We’re calling for nationalistion of the dockyard under democratic...