TUC National Demonstration: Step Up for Public Services

The TUC has called a national demonstration on Saturday 12 May in London. This is going to be a key moment in the fight for public services.

We’ll show decision-makers we’re scared for the public services we love – and the public are on our side. We won’t take the cuts and pay freezes lying down.

This march is set to be a big one. UNISON, the TUC and other trade unions are putting considerable support behind it. You’ll join thousands of like-minded people under the banner, Step up for Public Services.

It’s a march with a serious message but it’ll have a fun, family-friendly feel. Dig out your UNISON colours and let’s turn the streets purple. Plus there will be activities to keep your energy bubbling throughout the day.

Make sure you’re there!

The demonstration will form part of the TUC Great Jobs Agenda campaign, which sets out the key demands of the movement for how we win a new deal for working people.

Key Information

Where? London: Victoria Embankment to Hyde Park

When? 12 May. We will assemble from 11am and move off at 12pm. The rally in Hyde Park ends at 4pm.

Why? Because you care about public services and you like a good day out.

Who? You. Your family. Your friends

Branch Arrangements for Travel to London

The Branch has bought a number of tickets for travel down to London with trains leaving Piccadilly Station at 8:55 and returning to Manchester from Euston Station at 17:00.

If you would like to come to London with us please reply to unison@manchester.gov.uk and include your name, directorate (or workplace if not employed by Manchester City Council), membership number (if known), contact phone number and email, home address and the number of tickets you require.

Click here for a map of the march route and here for a map of the rally point at Hyde Park and for more information you should visit the official event page on the TUC website.

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