Thursday, 23 July 2015

SERTUC activities and news SERTUC Regional Council

SERTUC activities and news  SERTUC Regional Council

Saturday 31 October – note the date and more information soon
Course: Gender, Globalisation and Poverty Reduction three days Weds 22, Thurs 23, Fri 24 July at South Thames College, Tooting with Rosa Crawford TUC, Susan Cueva Unison, Klara Skrivankova Anti-Slavery International contact

TUC march and rally
Manchester on Sunday 4 October (during Conservative Party conference)

Disputes/union actions

PCS National Gallery
Support the National Gallery Collection Week 13-17 July – after 45 days of strike action, organise a collection at work, info here collection sheet here
Unite Community Southampton

LEFTFEST Saturday 25 July 11am with Kate Smurthwaite comedian, Tony Woodhouse Unite, music, poets, film, more info here

Trades Council actions

Portsmouth trades council

Blacklisting meeting Thursday 23 July 7.30 with author Phil Chamberlain more info
Battersea & Wandsworth trades council

John Burns’ Battersea: A walk through local trade union heritage Saturday 25 July 11am ending at the Bread & Roses pub, info here

Croydon trades council
Open meeting Tuesday 4 August 7.30pm at Ruskin House with Jeremy Corbyn MP more from

West Surrey trades council
Next meeting is Thursday 17 September 6pm for 6.30 preceded by food, coffee and soft drinks, at NASUWT in Send, contact Mick Dawson

Lincoln trades council
Yes, we know it's not in our Region, but we are neighbours and they are organising a response to the EDL demonstration on Saturday 25 July, contact and see and

Barking, Dagenham & Havering
With the NUT is putting on a coach to the Tolpuddle festival Sunday 19 July departs 7.45am contact

Other actions/events

Camden – Dangerous characters in London’s Little Italy
A free historical exhibition to Friday 31 July at Camden Library more info here
US archive of radical posters
All sorts of stuff here

Marx Memorial Library

Martin Rowson's cartoons "terrify our rulers and scandalise the respectable" Thursday 16 July at 7pm £3
Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Lecture
Organised by the Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Committee at Wortley Hall, near Sheffield, Friday 14 August 7pm to be given by Mary Davis more details here

Compass local meeting
Godalming Saturday 18 July 10am with Ruth Lister details here

Women's Assembly Against Austerity
Is looking for a date for their rally/conference - they've moved from 3 October (TUC demo in Manchester) and will establish a date soon

Burston Strike School Rally

Sunday 6 September with Jeremy Corbyn MP, Clive Lewis MP, Megan Dobney SERTUC, Elvis McGonagall (performance poet), RMT Brass Band, Christine Blower (NUT), Matt Wrack (FBU), The Hurriers, Mike Jackson (Lesbian & Gays Support the Miners)

Romayne Phoenix
Green Party Trade Union Liaison Officer,
Green Party National Executive

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