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National Day of Protest Against Welfare & Housing Benefit Cuts

December 12, 2010

Take action now to defend the Welfare State. We will not pay for their crisis.

The National Day of Protest Against Welfare & Housing Benefit Cuts on 15th December 2010 aims to be the first of many and this time will concentrate on the Housing Benefit cuts.

Facebook event page at: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181074851903167&

The National Day of Protest Against Welfare & Housing Benefit Cuts on 15th December 2010 aims to be the first of many and this time will concentrate on the Housing Benefit cuts. With this in mind, why not organise a sit in, protest or demonstration in your local Civic Centre, Housing Benefit Office or Town Hall.

Alternatively hold a public meeting, organise an info stall or even just leaflet your local Council offices. If you are organising an event please contact us asap to be added to the facebook page website which can be found at: https://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/

Local groups, individuals, ideas and support needed, please get in touch.

This is just the beginning, further actions and events are planned for the New Year.

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15th December – Everywhere – National Troll A Tory Day!

https://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2010/12/09/national-troll-a-tory-day/

Brighton Confirmed

15th December

Clock Tower Brighton – Bring a large cardboard box!  4:30PM http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=128786790513854

Edinburgh Confirmed

15th December – Edinburgh Council City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh – 09:00 – 12:00

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=173084439389460

Lancaster Confirmed

15th December – Outside the benefits office in Lancaster – Mitre House – Near Castle

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=151054254941752

London confirmed

15th December

8.45am – Haringey – Meet at Apex House, Seven Sisters Road (by the junction with Tottenham High Road) to leaflet and talk to housing benefit claimants and council workers. Bring placards and banners.

Later on, meet 11.30am, Seven Sisters tube (by West Green Rd) to travel together to the protest in central London: http://www.haringey.org.uk/

12.30 Downing Street, Housing Emergency Coalition protest, take cardboard boxes and sleeping bags

3pm Trafalgar Square, Disabled People Against Cuts – No Room at The Inn nativity under the tree: http://disabledpeopleprotest.wordpress.com/2010/11/30/housing-emergency-coalition-a-call-to-action-15th-december/

Newcastle Confirmed

15th December – Newcastle Monument, 12 noon

Called by Tyneside Claimants Union

Come and join us for an afternoon of activity against welfare and housing benefit cuts and reforms.

https://benefitclaimantsfightback.wordpress.com/2010/12/11/newcastle-confirmed/

Norwich confirmed

15th December – Defend Council Housing And Fight The Welfare Cuts Public Meeting – Belvedere Centre, Belvoir Street, Norwich, 15th Dec 7.30pm – 9.30pm:  http://norfolknonaligned.wordpress.com/2010/12/02/defend-council-housing-and-fight-the-welfare-cuts-public-meeting/

Oxford Confirmed

15th December – Uninvisible People – Bonn Square, Oxford – 12:30pm – 2:00pm

A speaker’s corner for disabled people and their families, job-seekers, anyone who relies upon social care, housing benefit, or any other form of welfare that is being cut, as well as those who (currently) use none of these services but who stand in solidarity with them: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=177479322282134

Actions called for/enquired about in Bristol, Nottingham, Lewisham, Stoke, Lydney, Nuneaton, Hastings, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Southampton, Stoke, Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, Cambridge, Hackney, Oxford, Leeds, Lincolnshire, Exeter & Ipswich

Called by autonomous benefit claimants around the UK.

10 Comments leave one →
  1. dilwyn lloyd permalink
    December 8, 2010 9:43 pm

    ploughimg in on there. Please take off the security restictions re the site, ie email required!

  2. Damian permalink
    December 10, 2010 12:22 pm

    Please can you give info on events that don’t rely on Facebook!

    Not everyone has (nor wants to have) a facebook account. This is quite frustrating and is happening too often on sites calling for support etc.

    How can i support the “The National Day of Protest Against Welfare & Housing Benefit Cuts on 15th December 2010” if i can’t see the details?

    all the best

  3. April 3, 2013 4:28 am

    I am suffering this, which in effect, due to the ‘stolen’ funds and hence caused lowering of nutrition..less and cheaper foods etc, is David Cameron’s attempt to remove a drain on public funds – so he can press more £notes into his pocket! – by killing..via caused health difficulties..these citizens. Mass-murder is what he is intending…but when the citizens affected finally see this they will defend themselves…and in the self-defence clause of British Law, any citizen aware of any murder attempt may defend relevant victim and cause death to relevant attacker!
    Very soon, your headline may be something like…’disabled beneficaries sing and wave their arms..as David Cameron is kicked to death by defendees of his attempt on these citizens lives…’

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