LGP News - March in Leicester to defend public sector jobs and services
|March in Leicester to defend public sector jobs and services|
|Sat, Oct 30, 2010|
Workers in Leicester were buoyed up by seeing over 500 people marching through the city-centre and making it clear they would stand-up and fight massive cuts in public services.
People were defending jobs, which are being slashed across the public sector. The Coalition Government announced on 20 October the most comprehensive programme of cuts (£81billion’s worth) since the Second World War.
The Leicester Green Party activists were out in support and along with the National Green they are campaigning against cuts in public services that threaten their communities.
The march on Saturday, 30 October 2010, assembled at Victoria Park and marched to the Clock Tower in Leicester city-centre, where it concluded with a rally, where one of the speakers was Geoff Forse from the Leicester Green Party.
The event was organised by Leicestershire Against Cuts. For more on the Green Party’s strategy to help the UK leave the recession behind and embark on the creation of a fairer, more stable and sustainable economy, go to: www/greenparty.org