Last night (February 23) hundreds of anti-cuts protestors mobilised by the Lambeth Save Our Services campaign (including a number of AWL members) stormed Lambeth's council chamber.
Anti-cuts, public services
250 people protested outside Norfolk County Council’s chamber, and dozens more protested inside it.
Unison members at Nottinghamshire County Council will strike on 24 February against the Tory-run authority’s plans to axe 1000 jobs in the next three months.
Jobs and services slashed in Norfolk
By Pat Yarker
A small Twitter storm recently erupted over potential demonstrations by the police against job cuts, and whether the left anti-cuts movement should join in.
David Cameron’s “Big Society” big idea is in trouble.
The “Big Society” is central to the Tories’ election campaign and ConDem coalition government policy.
With a grand total of one woman regularly attending the local trade union organised anti-cuts committee and only a handful active in the student movement in Hull, the need for women to organise collectively here is dramatic!
I work as a domestic violence worker for a central London health trust. Before the prospect of any cuts, the refuges and domestic violence services I work with were already under pressure — not able to meet demand for their services, the refuges never having to wait to fill a room. Now it is and will become much worse.