IT’S OUR NHS NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION!
Health Campaigns Together & The People’s Assembly
JOIN US SATURDAY 4 MARCH, 12:00pm TAVISTOCK SQUARE, MARCH TO PARLIAMENT
Here’s the latest route information, you can download a pdf here.
COACHES DROP OFF EVERSHOLT STREET NW1
COACHES PICK UP MILLBANK SW1P
*For a fully funded, publicly owned, NHS & social care service
*No cuts, no closures, no privatisation
*End the pay restraint for NHS staff
INFORMATION www.ournhs.info / firstname.lastname@example.org
IF you cannot manage to get to London you can help the Campaign by turning up at the Beverley Labour Party Street Stall outside what was Wilko’s store 10am-to 12 noon. And then at the Band Stand in the Market Place.
It’s been a challenging year in Yorkshire and the Humber. The big national issues are played out regularly on our regional stage. Brexit, the Northern powerhouse, Devolution, cuts in health care, education and local authority budgets are all making the news.
But none was as devastating as the loss of one of our new MPs. Yorkshire and the Humber Labour was left reeling as Jo Cox from Batley and Spen was murdered by a racist thug only a week before the EU referendum. We still haven’t fully recovered. Some probably never will.
But the fallout from Brexit exposed big divisions across the region. Leeds, Harrogate and York voted Remain but Hull, Sheffield, Wakefield, Bradford, Rotherham all voted Leave. Across the region the Leave vote came out on top. The debate goes on but with major EU based employers like Siemens expanding production in Hull and the area’s historic EU trading links there are real fears for job security and future investment.
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