People’s Assembly meeting 10/5/14
Notes by P.Murry: some salient points
Press Officer: David Peel (Morning Star ) responsibilities for PAAA press releases and media training
Currently 100+ local groups from all over UK good spread represented at this meeting.
Soas cleaners: victory reported (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Justice-For-Cleaners-SOAS/487787121252241 ).
Doncaster care workers: on strike for 28 days (http://www.unison.org.uk/news/doncaster-care-workers-strike-again). Solidarity pickets of Fatface clothes shops and Pret a Manger considered.
PCS strike against Land Registry privatisation 14/15 May (http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/news_and_events/pcs_comment/index.cfm/support-for-land-registry-strike)
PAAA demo 21 June (http://www.thepeoplesassembly.org.uk/national_demo_21_june) climate change block (amongst others) proposed for march, including GPEW, Green peace, FoE, cacc etc?
(c 20 member organising committee appointed, R.Phoenix & Steve Turner, (Unison) co-chairs).
Large strike being organised for 10 July possibly includes Unison. Unite, NUT.PCS
August Jarrow-London People’s march organised by 999 NHS emergency https://www.facebook.com/999CallForTheNhs
28/9 demo at Tory conference, brum.
TUC national demo 10/10
PAAA Finances seem healthy but more dosh always needed.