I am Vice President at the National Union of Students and before that was President of my students’ union at Bradford College. I’ve been inspired to hear from students up and down the country planning to march with us in London on Saturday 18 October.
When students talk to me about their biggest fears for the future,
Guidance for people coming by coach to the demonstration. You’ll need to complete the last stages of your journey by public transport, so here are some of our suggestions.
We’re hearing some great stories from union activists around the country about what they’re doing to build for the demonstration on 18 October.
18 October is set to be an even bigger day, as trade unions in Scotland and Northern Ireland will be staging marches to coincide with the TUC’s national demonstration in London.
The Scottish Trade Union Congress’ “A Just Scotland” march and rally will gather at Glasgow Green from 10am,
Help us make sure as many people as possible know about the march by getting the message out on Twitter. It’s quick and easy – just share one of our graphics now to let people know why we’re marching on #18oct.
We are delighted that Liberty have agreed to provide legal observers for the demonstration, as they have done with previous TUC marches.
Prospect rep Katherine Dunne tells us why many of her colleagues at the National Physical Laboratory are planning to march in London on 18 October.
If we want to build this march as large as possible, we’ll need to work really hard to reach every friend, colleague, family member, to let them know what’s happening and how they can get involved. The mainstream media certainly aren’t going to do this for us!
To make the Britain Needs A Pay Rise march as safe as possible we are organising volunteer stewards to help out on the day. If you’d like to play a part in making 18 October a day to remember for thousands of marchers, we’d love to hear from you.