Socialist Equality Party (UK) Election Campaign

Britain’s leaders’ debate: A fraud in three acts

By Chris Marsden, 24 April 2010

The second of three televised debates between the leaders of Britain’s main parties was meant to focus on foreign policy, but over half was given over to questions of “general interest”.

Britain: Workers must oppose prejudice against immigrants and asylum seekers

Robert Skelton and Socialist Equality Party candidate for Manchester Central, 24 April 2010

The Socialist Equality Party, in its campaign in Manchester Central, has repeatedly encountered workers who are by no means racist, but who argue that with jobs and public services under attack, immigration is too high and must be curbed.

What is the situation facing immigrants and asylum seekers in Britain?

By Jean Shaoul, 24 April 2010

Official statistics refute the claims that Britain is being “swamped” by immigration and show the desperately impoverished conditions in which immigrants live and work.

Oxford East voters speak following SEP candidate’s appearance at election hustings

By our reporter, 23 April 2010

Over the last week, David O’Sullivan, the Socialist Equality Party candidate for Oxford East, has addressed a series of general election hustings organised by various churches and organisations such as Oxfam and the Stop the War Coalition.

The Scottish Socialist Party: Cheerleaders for nationalism

By Steve James and Chris Marsden, 22 April 2010

The Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) is standing 10 candidates in the May 6 Westminster elections. Its manifesto, “For an independent socialist Scotland,” is the work of a party hostile to the essential interests of the working class.

Socialist Equality Party receives warm response in Manchester and Oxford

By our reporters, 21 April 2010

Socialist Equality Party election teams campaigned recently in the Manchester Central constituency, where SEP candidate Robert Skelton is standing in the May 6 General Election.

Britain: SEP candidate Robert Skelton speaks at Manchester Stop the War Coalition hustings

By Jean Shaoul, 20 April 2010

Socialist Equality Party candidate for Manchester Central, Robert Skelton, addressed a hustings meeting called by the Manchester Stop the War Coalition (STWC).

Britain: SEP candidate responds to written questions from Manchester Stop The War Coalition

By our correspondent, 20 April 2010

Robert Skelton, the Socialist Equality Party’s candidate for Manchester Central in the May 6 general election, was asked to submit brief written replies to five questions posed by the Stop The War Coalition.

Britain: What exactly is the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition?

By Chris Marsden, 19 April 2010

There is a basic problem of political terminology when addressing the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, an electoral front dominated by the Socialist Party led by Peter Taaffe.

Video: SEP participates in Oxford East hustings on electoral reform

19 April 2010

The Socialist Equality Party of Britain is standing David O’Sullivan in the Oxford East constituency for the May 6 general election.

Britain’s Party Leaders Debate: An exercise in political engineering

By Chris Marsden, 17 April 2010

Thursday’s televised debate between the leaders of Britain’s three main parties was billed as an historic move towards a more participatory democracy. It was the first time that such an event has been held.

Britain: Official parties pledge austerity, cuts, militarism and war

By Julie Hyland, 17 April 2010

Britain’s main parties—Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats—have released their manifestos for the May 6 General Election.

Oxford East: Industrial decline and rising unemployment

By Steve James, 14 April 2010

The Socialist Equality Party is standing David O’Sullivan in the Oxford East constituency for the May 6 general election.

Manchester Central: A picture of poverty and social deprivation

By Jean Shaoul, 14 April 2010

The Socialist Equality Party is standing Robert Skelton in Manchester Central in the general election on May 6.

Britain: Election campaign focuses on economy

By Jordan Shilton, 9 April 2010

After months of speculation, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown finally announced Tuesday that a general election will be held on May 6.

Socialist Equality Party (UK) public meetings: General Election 2010

9 April 2010

The SEP in Britain is announcing two public meetings

Socialist Equality Party Manifesto for the 2010 British general election

6 April 2010

The Socialist Equality Party of Britain is standing two candidates in the UK general election.