Category Archives: Leeds Against the Cuts

How do we stop the cuts?

Public Meeting Called by Leeds Against the Cuts and Local Government Unison Tuesday 24th May at Leeds Civic Hall Leeds Against the Cuts have called a public meeting to discuss how we can build on the Leeds March for the Alternative, which was the biggest May Day march Leeds has seen for many years. There [...]

Leeds Anti-Cuts Convention

Held at Leeds Metropolitan University, Broadcasting Place on 9th April 2011 Organised by Leeds Against the Cuts The Coalition Government are imposing austerity on us – cutting our jobs and services and privatising anything the rich like the look of. Leeds City Council is planning to impose £91million of cuts, slashing essential services like mental [...]

Weekly Newsletter – 13th March

There’s been some great events over the last week including the International Women’s Day rally and the demonstration in Sheffield at the Lib Dem conference where 3 thousand people (including a coach full from Leeds) protested against the cuts and the betrayals of the Lib Dems. See below for upcoming events: 1. Coalition of Resistance [...]

Leeds Newsletter 27th Feb

Coalition of Resistance Newsletter 27th Feb This week we shut down Leeds City Council in protest against the cuts, they reconvened in secret and passed £90 million worth of attacks on our jobs and services. The fight against cuts can be won – see below how to get involved. 1. Report of how we shut down Leeds [...]

New events announced by Leeds Against the Cuts

TUESDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2.00pm Leeds Civic Hall Council Chamber public meeting against mental health cuts called by Leeds UNISON This month Leeds City Council is preparing to make a decision on cuts that could see sports centres, libraries, day centres and the Leeds Crisis centre closing, with up to 3000 local government jobs to go. [...]

Message of Solidarity from Leeds Agaimst the Cuts

Dear Conference, We, the Leeds against the cuts group, welcome the Coalition of Resistance conference and support the aim of a united national movement to beat the ConDem cuts agenda. Leeds Against the Cuts was set up by Leeds Trades Council to unite the local trade union movement with community, student and other anti-cuts groups. [...]

Busy week

It’s a busy week for us. Today (Monday) there is the Leeds Coalition of Resistance meeting at Leeds Met Broadcasting Place at5.30, and an organising meeting for the Right to Work Campaign at 7.30 in the Swartmore Centre. Weds is the Day X, a day of walkouts and protests by students and school-students starting at [...]

Leeds Against the Cuts rally – 20th October 2010

At least 300 people attended this lively rally in the cold of a Leeds City Square teatime, organised as a first response by Leeds Against the Cuts, to George Osborne’s Comprehensive Spending Review. Flags and banners were flying from Unison, CWU, PCS, NAS, Unite and UCU. There was also a strong student contribution in feeder [...]