Junior Doctors VS Jeremy Hunt

Now if you’ve started reading this because you believe I will be detailing the happenings of a medical/political wrestling match, I’m afraid to say you have been misled. Sorry about that. But don’t despair – you could always imagine the health secretary in a Mexican wrestler’s mask, being sat on by someone with a stethoscope…

Leicester University’s Housing Rip-Off

As students, many of us know what it is like to live in university accommodation. It’s where you meet people from different courses, from all across the world. Some of them will become life-long friends, others not so much. This is one of the best things about living in university accommodation. For some, university offers…

Campaigning Against War

On February 6, Leicester Socialist Students joined with other campaigners from the group “Leicester Against War” to hold a protest outside the constituency office of Labour MP Keith Vaz (Leicester East). Vaz is one of the two Labour MP’s in Leicester to have voted for the bombing of Syria, the other MP being the notorious…

Students Fight for the NHS

Leicester Socialist Students Society hosted a public meeting on Monday 8th February to discuss ongoing government attacks on emergency service workers, ahead of Wednesday’s planned strike action by the British Medical Association (BMA). Guest speakers included Jeanna Strutinsky-Mason, a registrar in palliative medicine and a junior doctor at Leicester’s hospitals for the last seven years,…