Tag Archives: TUC

Leeds March for the Alternative

Called by Leeds TUC Victoria Gardens, The Headrow, Leeds (outside the Art Gallery) [map] Saturday 30th April The Leeds March for the Alternative, was the biggest May Day March held in Leeds for many years. Around 300 people turned out, with flags and banners, ranging from the large and professionally-made, to the home-made. The march [...]

The big society says no!

For the best part of a year, the trade union and anti-cuts movements have been building up to the big one – the March for the Alternative. Many criticised the TUC at the time, for the timescale, feeling that the wait was too long. A large-scale national demonstration six months ago, could have meant that [...]

March for the Alternative on March 26th

We now have only a day to go before this long-awaited demonstration. There are still a few places available on coaches – call 07783 545173 urgently if you have not yet got your ticket.  The PCS and Thompson’s Solicitors have produced a useful protest briefing on your rights and how to respond when dealing with [...]

Regional TUC protest and rally – Sheffield – 23rd October 2010

Coaches sponsored by the TUC, Unison and the PCS brought people from Leeds to attend the rally, organised by Yorkshire and Humber TUC. Up to 1,000 people gathered in front of Sheffield town hall to hear local and national speakers from unions and the Labour Party denounce the cuts. Anger was particularly targeted at Nick [...]