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Archive: Apr 2014

  1. Workers Memorial Day 28th April 2014 Scarborough Town Hall

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    Scarborough branch activists Paul Fenn and Paul Mclean, along with Regional Organiser Dave Oglesby, attended the memorial service at Scarborough Town Hall this year,
    Paul Fenn, workplace organiser at McCains laid a wreath on behalf of the Scarborough & North Yorks Community Branch – S23 who had sponsored the event and Dave Oglesby laid a wreath on behalf of the Midlands and East Coast Region and spoke on the subject of health and safety (more…)

  2. Easter Egg Handout

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    Nottingham City Branch decided to give local children on wards D33 and D34 at Queens Medical Centre – Nottingham University Hospitals a special treat over the Easter period. They purchased Easter Eggs for poorly children who weren’t able to come out of hospital this Easter, to spend time with their families. (more…)

  3. ED BALLS VISITS ASDA PETERBOROUGH

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    On Tuesday 15th April Ed Balls visited the Asda Peterborough Store to speak with GMB members about the cost of living and the reduction in inflation rates which had been announced that day by George Osborne and the Government.

     

    Asda employees and GMB members were very clear that they are still struggling to make ends meet and are still hearing this from customers when they do their weekly shop.

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  4. HULL MUSEUMS CLOSURE

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    GMB Members employed by Hull City Council Museums turned out in force to give up their Easter Saturday to protest at the potential closure of our museums every fourth weekend due to budget cuts being imposed by the local authority.

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  5. GMB IN BEDROOM TAX DEMONSTRATION

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    Those affected, along with pressure groups and local politicians and union activists, gathered in Queen Victoria Square, Hull to send a loud and clear message to local government and national government:- “WE ARE NOT GOING AWAY” – “WE DEMAND A REPEAL OF THE BEDROOM TAX IMMEDIATELY”!!

     

    This is simply Tory ideology and has no positive outcome.  It is ludicrous to even think that by taxing the most vulnerable and needy, who are already living in third world conditions, that this will raise sufficient tax returns and mask the problem of a severe shortage in cheap social housing is quite frankly, cloud cuckoo land.

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