Monday, October 18, 2010

Union and Victory: Organising to Defeat Cuts in Public Services

Organising to Defeat Cuts in Public Services: a SERTUC rally

12.00-13.45pm 23 October, Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS

A rally for key trade union activists in the SERTUC region, with keynote speakers:

BECTU                   Tony Lennon, Former President
CWU                       Billy Hayes, General Secretary
FBU                        Mick Shaw, President
GMB                       Dave Powell, Senior Organiser, Public Services
MP, Labour            Chuka Umunna
NUT                        Christine Blower, General Secretary
PCS                        Hugh Lanning, Deputy General Secretary
RMT                        Bob Crow, General Secretary
SERTUC                 Megan Dobney, Regional Secretary
UNISON                  Linda Perks, Regional Secretary Greater London
UNITE                     Steve Hart, Regional Secretary London & Eastern

SERTUC President  Martin Gould, will Chair the event

The first 500 will be admitted to the rally in Congress House on a ‘first come’. The over-spill will be directed to Bedford Square, where there will be an over-spill rally. Congress House is a fully accessible building. If unregistered please register your interest in the campaign by replying to

Please cascade this email to all your trade union contacts and colleagues

Megan Dobney - SERTUC Regional Secretary

(banner made for 1889 Dock Strike, carried in 1912 Transport strike and also the 1921 Poplar Rates Rebellion.  Picture taken in "People's History Museum" Manchester during UNISON Labour Party conference 2010 reception)

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