Coucil Lobby & Bedroom Tax Protests

1 Lobby the Full Council Meeting - Friday  No Cuts!  No Closures! Lobby of Manchester City Council. Town Hall Albert Square Supported Manchester Coalition Against Cuts FRIDAY 8th March. Manchester Town Hall. From 8.30am: Lobby called by Unite City Council Union Branch From 9.30am: Lobby called by Save Levy Baths & Library. The full Council Meeting is open to the public. Starts 10am. 2 National Day of Protest Against the Bedroom Tax Saturday 16 March Manchester Protest  1pm Read more [...]
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Manchester Launch Campaign Against the Bedroom Tax

7pm Tues 26th February in Room G4 at Friends Meeting House, Mount St. M2 5NS (Building has Full Disabled  Access) CANT PAY!   WONT PAY! CANT MOVE!   WONT MOVE! Hear Ryan Bradshaw speak out against the Bed Tax at the Rally this Saturday, 1.30pm Albert Square at the March Against All Cuts The Tories are planning to introduce the bedroom tax from April 1st. This will cut 14% off housing benefit if a household has one ‘spare’ bedroom and 25% for two. Households across Greater Read more [...]
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Anti Cuts March Route and Rally Details

March Against Cuts : Saturday 23rd Feb Manchester & Salford DEMONSTRATION: UNITE AGAINST ALL THE CUTS Assemble 12 noon Sat 23rd Feb. All Saints Oxford Rd. March departs at 12.30pm We will march up Oxford Rd Turn left at the Palace Hotel Down Whitworth St West and Deansgate Locks Right onto Deansgate and down to the Sawyers Arms Right onto John Dalton St Up to Albert Square for a rally Short route for people with restricted mobility: March with us up Oxford Rd, past the Palace Read more [...]
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Two Levy Labour Party Cllrs pledge to vote against closures

LEVENSHULME BRANCH LABOUR PARTY (LBLP) PRESS RELEASE LEVENSHULME LABOUR PARTY PLAN ACTION ON PROPOSED CUTS Following an Extraordinary General Meeting of LBLP, called to discuss a response to the threatened closures of Levenshulme Baths and Levenshulme Library, the Ward’s two Labour Councillors, Aftab Ahmed and Nasrin Ali, issued the following statement: “Both facilities lie just outside the boundaries of Levenshulme Ward but are heavily used by residents of this ward whose interests Read more [...]
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Five years then no services warning from Council Leaders

'Within five years there will be insufficient resources to fund anything other than debt financing costs, the transport and waste levies and social care' in Manchester. This is the conclusion of the latest report prepared for City Council leaders to consider next Tuesday. On top of cuts already made, recent changes made by Central Government mean that Manchester will now face the biggest squeeze on any Council in England. Over the next two years Manchester will face a cut of 8.2%. the biggest Read more [...]
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