Day X2: Demonstration at Parliament

Tomorrow on Tuesday 30th November Parliament will be debating a motion on tuition fees. A second national day of walkouts is being organised, and in London this will converge on Trafalgar Square and then Parliament.

To avoid a repeat of the police attacks on the demonstration last Wednesday, NUS is helping to facilitate the demo and the London Region of UCU is calling for workers to join the demonstration in the evening.

12pm Trafalgar Square

2pm Parliament Square

Speakers and supporters include:

Aaron Porter, President NUS

Alan Whitaker, President UCU

John McDonnell MP

Caroline Lucas MP

Zita Holbourne, PCS NEC

Steve Hedley, RMT regional organiser

Mark Bergfeld, Education Activist Network

Lee Hall, playwright (author of Billy Elliot)

Clare Solomon, ULU

Michael Chessum, NCAFC

Kieran Sutton, Westminster Kingsway College student

About educationactivistnetwork
The education activist network provides national coordination for trade unionists, academics, university workers and student campaigners fighting to defend jobs and education in the UK.

7 Responses to Day X2: Demonstration at Parliament

  1. zee walker says:

    we all need to unite. is it us,the SIXTEEN year olds who shud’ve voted? NO coz we cant
    we can however show our support by protesting MM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. plom says:

    “To avoid a repeat of the police attacks on the demonstration last Wednesday, NUS is helping to facilitate the demo” is that code for stop people doing the things they want to do and NUS being lackey’s of the police? We shall see….

  3. WizardOfOz says:

    ALL THE GOVERNMENT MINISTERS HAD THE OPTION TO ATTEND UNI, DONT LET THEM END YOUR CHANCES!
    STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS,
    TAKE TO THE STREETS, MAKE SOME NOISE & TOGETHER AS ONE WE WILL SAVE OUR FUTURES!

  4. Shitti Politti says:

    Well done, you have made the police look like the dullards they are.

    Now they have been given a choice – allow peaceful protest as agreed or have people running all round London causing them headaches.
    😀

  5. Christopher Jones says:

    Guys I fully support you, however this country is in turmoil, increasing fees for students yet handing out a loan to Ireland, one leader not making a decision about a proposal he started! then public sector cuts, all to make savings for the tory government. Its time that the young people and everyone else revolted against this and stood together. I think Police tactics yesterday were disgusting, and kettling young persons/minors in such mad weather amounts to assault. Also think about the laws regarding violence against minors. All things that need to be taken into account.

    For your next demo – do not advertise it freely amongst the internet, don not give them the upper hand – use traditional sources such as text and then you will I am sure get to the places you really need to be.

  6. Tom Long says:

    With the news that the Welsh ( along with the Scots already ) not being affected by higher tuition fees because the BRITISH government values their lives more than the English ( it gives them more money per head )its time to start including in your demands an END TO BRITISH RULE OF ENGLAND – HOME RULE FOR ENGLAND should be the cry!

  7. emma says:

    when is the next demo pls and where does it start and finish in london also a time pls thanks

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