We ran a Respect stall at a 350 strong “Audience with George Galloway” in Aberystwyth, Dyfed.
We were swamped with interest — 46 people signed our contact sheet.
On the back of this, and a successful freshers’ fair at Aberystwyth university where over 20 students signed up, we held a meeting to launch Aberystwyth Respect on Wednesday of last week.
Some 350 students attended a meeting with George Galloway MP at the London School of Economics. Respect meetings also took place in Birmingham university and Warwick university, attracting 36 and 24 students respectively.
Wandsworth and Merton Respect group in south London held two film showings last month.
Some 25 people came to see A Letter to Mr Blair a documentary about the occupation of Iraq.
Some 32 people saw At The River I Stand.
The deadline for election of delegates to Respect’s national conference is 6 November. The conference is set to be held on 19-20 November.
For more details go to www.respectcoalition.org
What's the Future for the Unions?
Respect meeting for trade unionists with George Galloway Respect MP for Bethnal Green & Bow, Ken Loach Film-maker, director of The Navigators, Mark Serwotka General Secretary, PCS (invited, pc), Jerry Hicks Sacked convenor of Rolls Royce Bristol, Jane Loftus CWU NEC (pc)
6.30pm Monday 21 November
Bishopsgate Institute, Bishopsgate, London
(opposite Liverpool Street Station)