Category Archives: Croydon TUC

Unions come together to protest against the council’s cuts

By DAVID WHITE The campaign against cuts by Croydon Council has stepped up a gear after members of the three largest unions representing council workers in the borough – Unite, Unison and GMB – yesterday held a demonstration outside the … Continue reading

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Corbyn leads tributes to Ted Knight, a champion for the people

Tributes have poured in for ‘Red’ Ted Knight, the south London council leader who defied Thatcher and was the scourge of the tabloids but a tireless campaigner for the downtrodden and under-represented Following the news yesterday that Ted Knight had … Continue reading

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The Great NHS Heist, plus Q&A, Ruskin House, Feb 13

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John McDonnell: Next steps for Labour, Ruskin House, Feb 11

Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly open meeting Next steps for Labour Speaker: John McDonnell MP Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer Tuesday February 11, 7.30pm Ruskin House 23 Coombe Road, CR0 1BD

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Stop a No Deal Brexit, speaker CWU’s Dave Ward, Sep 12

Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly cordially invite you to an open meeting: A GENERAL ELECTION NOW: STOP A “NO DEAL” BREXIT Speaker: Dave Ward, General Secretary, Communications Workers Union (CWU)

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MP suspended by Labour Party to give talk at Ruskin House

Chris Williamson, the Derby North MP regarded by some as a controversial figure, and a staunch supporter of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party, is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Croydon Assembly. Williamson will … Continue reading

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Croydon TUC May Day March and Rally, Ruskin House, May 4

Join in the Croydon TUC May Day March and Rally: Saturday May 4

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Trades unions in the 21st century, Ruskin House, Mar 14

The Croydon TUC is staging a talk at Ruskin House on March 14 on the role of trade unions (as the organisers put it in the 19th year of this century), “as we move into the 21st century”. The speaker … Continue reading

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Surviving Capitalism, Croydon TUC talk, Ruskin House, Jan 10

The Croydon Trades Union Council’s next discussion is entitled “Surviving Capitalism”, with the guest speaker Derek Wall. Climate change and other ecological problems threaten human society, yet with the rise of right-wing or even fascist leaders like Jair Bolsonaro, the … Continue reading

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The Struggles of the Labour left, Ruskin House, Nov 8

The Croydon Assembly’s next meeting will discuss “The struggles of the Labour left”. The meeting, on Thursday, November 8 at 7.30pm, will be held at Ruskin House when the speaker will be author Simon Hannah. Left-wing trade unionists and socialists … Continue reading

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Harvey heads line-up for Education in Crisis Assembly debate

Philipa Harvey, one of the National Union of Teachers’ national officers, and Ted Knight are among the key note speakers on June 28 when the Croydon Assembly stages an “Education in Crisis” meeting at Ruskin House in Croydon. Teachers are … Continue reading

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