Please note this event is for press only. To gain entry, please bring your press credentials.
Coalition of Resistance Press Release
22 March 2013
PRESS CONFERENCE TO LAUNCH MASS ANTI-AUSTERITY CAMPAIGN.
LABOUR AND GREEN MPs, HIGH-PROFILE JOURNALISTS, COMEDIANS, CAMPAIGNERS UNITE.
TUESDAY 26TH MARCH,
11.30AM, UNITE THE UNION,
128 THEOBALD’S ROAD, WC1X 8TN
Caroline Lucas MP - journalist Owen Jones - comedian Mark Steel - Labour’s Katy Clark MP – comedian and disabled activist Francesca Martinez – Steve Turner (Unite) - Zita Holbourne (Black Activists Rising Against the Cuts).
The People’s Assembly – a new initiative backed by major trade unions such as Unite, Unison, NUT, PCS, the Green Party, Labour MPs, Coalition of Resistance and campaigning groups – will be hosting a press conference on Tuesday 26th March at Unite’s head office (map).
The People’s Assembly will be holding a 3,500-strong rally at Westminster Central Hall, 22nd June 2013, as well as meetings and rallies across the country.
This new movement will be pushing the arguments against austerity currently missing from British politics, and fighting for all those people currently being hit by Government policies: whether low-paid workers, disabled people, unemployed people, the young, women, BME people and others.
NOTE TO EDITORS
- For further information please get in touch with People’s Assembly Co-Ordinator Sam Fairbairn on 07872 481769