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Labour Party 'Overwhelmingly In Favour Of The UK Staying in EU' Says Former MP
Video: Chair of TUSC Dave Nellist on Sky News 'Jeremy Corbyn's EU stand doesn't convince'

Barking and Dagenham TUSC

Welcome to our post 2016 elections newsletter.

  • Video: Dave Nellist, TUSC chairperson, (above), on Sky News
  • London TUSC meeting The Socialist Case for EU Exit Thursday 2nd June 2016
  • Election results: Discussion of the general election results: what the Socialist Party and the Socialist Worker said about the elections.
  • Election results: TUSC analysis and results in full
  • TUSC's 20-city tour TUSC meetings: 'The Socialist Case Against the EU'.

London TUSC: The socialist case against the EU

Thursday 2nd June 2016
At the Indian YMCA, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ

2016 election results

Socialist Party says

Thursday's elections showed anger and fragmentation

Hannah Sell
 photo Salford TUSC

photo Salford TUSC (Click to enlarge)

Running up to the May elections the Labour Party right wing - with the full backing of the capitalist class - set out to damage their own party's chances in order to achieve what is, for them, a greater goal: undermining Jeremy Corbyn. The anti-Semitism uproar - initially relating to comments made by Naz Shah when Ed Miliband was leader - was a cynical attempt to try to prepare the ground for a coup against Corbyn, hoping that the local election results would then provide further ammunition.
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Socialist Worker says:
by Nick Clark
Published Tue 12 May 2015
Issue No. 2453

TUSC candidates on the 21 March Stand Up to Racism demonstration in London

TUSC candidates on the 21 March Stand Up to Racism demonstration in London (Pic: Socialist Worker)

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) stood parliamentary candidates across Britain.

The results were uneven. In some areas TUSC candidates received small but encouraging votes.

In Tottenham, north London, Jenny Sutton increased her share of the vote to 3.1 percent from 2.6 percent in 2010.
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TUSC election results

TUSC only stood against councillors who were not prepared to pledge themselves against making cuts.

TUSC says:
Super-Thursday elections - the TUSC results

The final Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) results from Thursday's elections are in. In total 43,309 votes were cast for TUSC candidates, a good showing for a clear 100% anti-austerity message.

The highlight of the campaign was the performance of the UNISON national executive member Roger Bannister, standing on behalf of TUSC for the mayor of Liverpool, who came in fourth ahead of Britain's governing party, with 4,950 votes (a 5.1% share). For the second time, following Tony Mulhearn's result in the 2012 Liverpool mayoral election, TUSC has outpolled the Tories in Britain's eighth biggest city.

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Socialist Party meetings on Saturday

The Socialist Party (of which TUSC general election candidate Joseph Mambuliya is a member) is proud to be part of the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition. The Socialist Party has worked with other hard-working socialists, RMT members and other union activists to build TUSC in Barking.
Barking Socialist Party meets most Saturdays at 3pm, except when there are major events on.
Contact Pete Mason on 07981 325 899 or by email
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