Reports

We won’t let children fail

Nick Jones from Leeds NUT reports on conference decisions The NUT voted overwhelmingly to boycott the ill-conceived new literacy and numeracy tests. The standards of children in year 6 (10-11 years) has risen so high that many will fail. The new tests have been brought in with little of or no guidance to assist teachers […] Read more »


No to Forced Academisation

Nick Jones from Leeds NUT reports on the struggle against forced academy status for schools Teachers were cheered to hear the permanently bewildered Education Secretary Nicky Morgan heckled and ridiculed at the NASUWT teacher conference. This government is woefully out of touch and educationally illiterate. The National Union of teachers has voted for a mass […] Read more »


LEXIT campaign launched?

Alan Thornett reports on the London meeting called by those on the left who support of an exit vote in the EU referendum. The meeting generated a lively debate amongst the hundred plus people who attended. The platform speakers were Tariq Ali, Lindsey German from Counterfire Liz Payne, chair of the CPB, Harsev Bains from […] Read more »


Cambridge forum brings together left inside and outside Labour

Jon Duveen of Cambridge Left Unity reports. Read more »


Video: Refugees Welcome Here, London

Footage of Saturday’s march in solidarity with refugees. Read more »


Left Unity contests Edinburgh council by-election

Bruce Whitehead is standing as Left Unity candidate in the City of Edinburgh Council by-election for Leith Walk ward on 10 September. Read more »


Left Unity Manchester condemns Homeless Camp ban

A statement from Left Unity Manchester on today’s court decision regarding the Homeless Camp Read more »


Stockport United Against Austerity

Stockport Left Unity reports on a local campaign. Read more »


Manchester stands with Greece

Bev Keenan from Left Unity Manchester reports. Read more »


Greece solidarity rally in Birmingham

Bob Whitehead reports on a protest in the city in support of the people of Greece. Read more »



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Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

Saturday 25th November
Trump: Nuclear Apocalypse or New Cold War?

Leeds Swarthmore Centre at 2pm with Kate Hudson, General Secretary, CND. The threat of nuclear war is at its highest level since the Cold War. What can socialists do to stop it? facebook here

Saturday 25th November
Discussing Catalan self-determination

South London Left Unity discussion, also talking about the future of the left outside the Labour Party: 1- 4pm, Camberwell Library, Camberwell Green London SE5 7AL. All welcome.

Saturday 2 December
Latin America Conference 2017

TUC Congress House London at 9.15am: With countries across Latin America facing a resurgent right and the threat of intervention from Trump, this year’s Latin America Conference will be the most crucial yet. More info here

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