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Demonstrations against the Tory cuts

Issue No. 2223

19 October

20 October

  • Barnsley: rally at the town centre precinct, 12 noon
  • Bath: Bath Against the Cuts, assemble outside the Abbey, 5pm
  • Birmingham: Assemble Council House, Victoria Square, 4.30pm followed by march to protest at Government office of the West Midlands, 5 St Phillips place off Colmore Row
  • Bolton: march from Folcon view day centre on Cotton Street BL1 3JN, 10.30am, to Town Hall Square for protest against cuts. Public meeting, 6pm, 16 Wood Street BL1 1DY.
    Go to
  • Cambridge: Picket and mass leafleting outside Cambridge train station as LibDem MP leaves for Parliament, 7.30am. Go to
  • Coventry: protest outside Coventry council house, 5.30pm
  • Dudley: Protest on the steps of the town hall, 5.30pm
  • Glasgow: rally at Strathclyde University, 4pm, with Dave Moxham STUC deputy general secretary
  • Leeds: Victoria gardens (outside the art gallery), 5pm
  • Liverpool: protest at town hall, 5.30pm
  • London: Defend the welfare state—no to a billion cuts,
    assemble Lincoln’s Inn Fields WC2 from 4.30pm, march Whitehall (opposite Downing Street) for a rally
  • Luton: Rally on town hall steps, 6pm
  • Manchester: mass leafleting against cuts, Piccadilly, 5.30pm
  • Oxford: protest Bond Square, 5.30pm
  • Plymouth: The Sundial, Armada Way, 5pm. Go to
  • Preston: protest on the Flag Market, 1pm
  • St Albans: protest outside St Albans District Council offices, 7pm
  • Sheffield: protest outside town hall, 12.30pm
  • Southampton: Rally and protest at the Bargate from 5pm

21 October

  • Chesterfield: stalls and campaigning, meet at Market Square, 12 noon
  • Nottingham: protest outside Nottingham County Council, 12.30pm – 2pm

23 October

  • Scotland wide STUC protest in Edinburgh: There is a Better Way march and rally.
    Assemble East Market Street Edinburgh, 11am for rally at Ross Bandstand at 12.30pm
    Coaches from across Scotland—for details go to
  • Bristol: Demonstration and Rally, Castle Park, Broadmead, assemble 11.00am for march through Bristol centre. Rally: College Green, 12 noon
  • Cambridge: assemble at Parkside Fire Station, 12 noon, rally at 1.30pm at Cambridge Guildhall
  • Leeds: Victoria gardens (outside the art gallery), Headrow, Leeds, 12 noon
  • London: march against the cuts, assemble outside the RMT head office, 39 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD at 11am. 12.30pm rally, Organising to defeat cuts in public services, Congress House, Great Russell Street. Go to
  • Manchester: protest outside the BBC from 12 noon
  • Plymouth: petitioning and campaigning with charities, campaign groups and trade unions. Meet at the Sundial, Plymouth City Centre from 12 noon
  • Yorkshire & Humber: regional protest in Sheffield city centre, meet outside the Town Hall, 12.30. Sheffield Right to Work feeder march from Sheffield University, meet outside Sheffield University student union on the concourse at 11am

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