Get the message out about #18oct on Twitter

A really easy and effective way to make sure as many people as possible know about the march is by getting the message out on Twitter and we need your help to do this.

Share the graphics below and help us ‘tweet’ the word about #18oct now.

1. Fed up of low pay Britain?

A graphic to share on twitter - a colouried (green) photo of people walking along a high street with the following text on top: "The UK has one of the highest proportions of low paid workers in the developed world. That's why we are marching on Saturday 18 October. Are you? www.britainneedsapayrise.org

The UK has one of the highest proportions of low paid workers in the developed world. If you’re fed up of living in low pay Britain click on the tweet button above to tweet this image now.

2. It’s time to make work pay.

A graphic to share on twitter - a greyscale photo of a residential street with the following text: "6.7 million people living in poverty, over half of all those in poverty, live in working households. That's why we're marching on Saturday 18 October. Are you? www.britainneedsapayrise.org

6.7 million people living in poverty are in working households – that’s over half of all people living in poverty. If you think it’s time to make work pay click on the tweet button to tweet the below image now.

3. Give us our fair share!

A graphic to share on twitter - a colourised (green) photo of a man showing the inside of an empty pocket on his jeans. The following text appears on top of the photo: "On average, workers are £2,000 a year worse off since 2010. that's why we're marching on Saturday 18 October. Are you? www.britainneedsapayrise.org"

We are told that the economy is now recovering and that Britain’s costs of living crisis is over.  But whose recovery is this?  On average, workers are £2,000 a year worse off in real terms since 2010. If you think it’s time we all got a fair share of the recovery click on the tweet button to tweet the below image now.

If Twitter’s not your thing, you can get involved in plenty of other ways too. Check out our list of 5 things you can do to spread the word.


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