People’s Assembly North East

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1. This Sat: March against the Bedroom Tax PassSep
2. Support the Metro Cleaners strike against poverty pay

3. Book your seat at the NE Peoples Assembly today!

4. Local People Assemblies in the NE

5. People’s Assembly north east on Facebook & twitter

 

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1. This Sat 27 July: March against the Bedroom Tax

 

The north-east march and rally against the Bedroom Tax will assemble 2pm outside Newcastle Civic Centre.

 

The march and rally is being organised to demand:

 

– The immediate abolition of the Bedroom Tax.
– Hands off Disability Living Allowance and the Independent Living Fund.
– Councils and other landlords must not evict tenants in arrears due to the Bedroom Tax.

 

Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/173259309521376/permalink/182720211908619/

 

If you can help hand out Peoples Assembly flyers at this event or help run the People’s Assembly stall, please get in contact with Mark 07958 635850

 

 

2. Support the Metro Cleaners strike against poverty pay

 

On Thursday 25 July, the Tyne and Wear metro cleaners will mark the end of their two-week strike against poverty pay with a mass protest outside the Tyne and Wear integrated Transport Authority meeting, 9.30am, Civic Centre, Newcastle – all supporters welcome.  For the full story please see here: http://www.rmt.org.uk/Templates/Internal.asp?NodeID=175936&int1stParentNodeID=89732

 

3. Book your seat at the NE People’s Assembly today!

– see flyer attached
The North East People’s Assembly will take place at Northern Stage, Newcastle on Saturday 14 September, starting at 10am.  The all-day event will feature talks, arts, workshops and plenty of discussion and networking.  It will play a key role in building, coordinating and invigorating the fight-back against the cuts in the North East and beyond.

 

Over 400 people from a broad range of backgrounds and organisations are expected to attend.  For the latest details and to book seats please visit: http://nepeoplesassembly.eventbrite.co.uk/
Speakers include writer and commentator Owen Jones and Northern TUC regional secretary Beth Farhat.

The North East People’s Assembly is part of the national People’s Assembly movement, building on the hugely successful convention in Westminster in June.

 

Tickets for the whole day are just £6, with a discounted rate of £3 for the unwaged and low-waged.

 

Please register here: http://nepeoplesassembly.eventbrite.co.uk/

 

 

4. Creating local Peoples Assemblies in the north east

 

We are now creating local Peoples Assemblies within the North East to run alongside the Regional and National movements, so we are now asking everyone to fill in a simple form, confirming which area of the North East they live so we can organize meetings in your area.

 

Just follow the instructions here and we will do the rest:

http://peoplesassemblytyneandwear.wordpress.com/join-your-local-peoples-assembly/

 

Thanks,

 

Matthew Giles

Media & Communications Officer

 

5. People’s Assembly north east on Facebook & twitter

 

Facebook

September 14th People’s Assembly event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/148974691964461/

 

 

People’s Assembly – North East page:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Peoples-Assembly-North-East/100697570123803?fref=ts

 

 

North East mobilises for national Save Our NHS demo: https://www.facebook.com/events/331397116991700/

 

Twitter

PeoplesAssemblyNE – follow @peepsassemblene PAss

 

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