Week of action against Cuts and for trade union rights
With the Comprehensive Spending Review, just days away – see our October 2010 events calendar for details of events against the cuts around the country. There is an LRC public meeting in Parliament on the night of the CSR statement, and another event a week later in Manchester:
Stop the Cuts! There is an Alternative – London meeting
Wednesday 20th October 2010
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, Westminster
Speakers include: Manuel Cortes (TSSA), Bob Crow (RMT), Jeremy Dear (NUJ), Dot Gibson (National Pensioners Convention), Steve Gillan (POA), Jonathan Ledger (NAPO), John McDonnell MP (LRC Chair), Mick Shaw (FBU), Simon Weller (ASLEF)
Stop the Cuts! There is an Alternative – Manchester meeting
Saturday 30th October 2010
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester
Speakers include: Cllr Matthew Brown (Preston), Jeremy Dear (NUJ), Steve Gillan (POA), Peter Keenlyside (CWU), Alice Mahon, Joe Marino (BFAWU), John McDonnell MP, Mick Shaw (FBU)
John McDonnell’s Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill is being debated in Parliament this Friday, 22 October.
It needs 100 MPs to attend the debate. If you have not already done so, please lobby your MP to vote for the Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill. You can lobby your MP by email using the e-action through the PCS website or download the model letter from the RMT website to print out. You can also download the briefing on the Bill, prepared by John Hendy QC.
The LRC Conference: Resist the Cuts, Rebuild the Party will take place on Saturday 15 January 2011 at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square – reserve the date in your diary now – more details soon