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Striking teacher says, 'We all need to be fighting back'

Issue No. 2360

Sue Bannister joins the Liverpool march with her son

Sue Bannister joins the Liverpool march with her son (Pic: Socialist Worker)

Sue Bannister, an NUT member, said workers needed to up the ante against the Tories.

She told Socialist Worker, “We’re under sustained attack from the government and the spending review was just more of the same. 

“What have we done to deserve this?

“My daughter works at Direct Line. She was told last week that her job’s gone.

“My son’s going into teaching. He’ll have to pay £27,000 on his course, not to mention the loans he’ll need to live on. 

“And all this for something MiIchael Gove says we don’t care about.

“I think we should be going in the direction of a general strike. Look at Greece and Turkey. We should be fighting like they are.”

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