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Join education unions' demo on 26 October

Issue No. 2271

Seven education unions are preparing for a mass lobby of parliament on Wednesday 26 October to protest at the government’s pensions assault.

The unions aim to have at least one worker from every school, college and university at the lobby.

That means that 25,000 people could descend on parliament.

And the protest could be even bigger if groups of education workers join it—and if workers from other unions and students get involved too.

Christine Blower, general secretary of the NUT teachers’ union, said that public sector workers were fighting “scandalous” attacks on their pensions.

“The entire teaching profession is now united against the unnecessary attacks that have been made on our pensions,” she said.

Join the protest. Assemble 11.30am Victoria Tower Gardens, London SW1P, for march to Treasury at 12 noon.

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