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Submitted by martin on Wed, 15/06/2011 - 19:01

The PCS website has a list of rallies and meetings planned for 30 June. They promise to keep it updated. This is the list as of 15 June.

Bradford: 10am rally at Bradford City’s Valley Parade ground, BD8 7DY.

Cambridge: noon, rally at Parker’s Piece, Parkside, CB1 1JE.

Carlisle: 12.20pm rally by Old Town Hall, CA3 8JH, with music and food.

Chelmsford: 11am, rally at High Street, CM1 1BE.

Colchester: 12.30pm, rally outside Colchester town hall, High Street, CO1 1PJ. Organised by Colchester and Clacton trades union councils.

Exeter: 11am rally at the Corn Exchange, George Street, EX1 1BU. Speakers include: Brendan Barber, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC); and Hector Wesley (PCS). March to Belmont Park for a Festival for the Alternative at 12.30pm with music from Billy Bragg, a bouncy castle and children’s entertainment, stalls and food and drink available.

Glasgow: noon rally in George Square, Glasgow, G2 1DU. Speakers include: Janice Godrich, PCS president; Grahame Smith, general secretary of the Scottish TUC; Mary Senior, University and College Union (UCU) Scottish secretary; Mike Kirby, Unison Scottish secretary; and Pat Rafferty, Unite regional secretary.

Gloucester: 10.30am, rally at the bandstand in Gloucester Park, Park Road, GL1 1LH.

Halifax: 10am to noon, indoor rally at Arden Road Social Club, HX1 3AG.

Liverpool: assemble from 11.30am, William Brown Street, L1 1JJ. March to The Black-E arts centre, Great George Street, L1 5EW, for a rally at 12.30pm. Speakers include: Marie Daley, UCU national executive (NEC); Julie Lyon-Taylor, National Union of Teachers (NUT) NEC; and Alice Robinson, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), national senior vice president.

Luton: noon assemble at Market Hill, LU1 2YN, walk to Town Hall, George Street, LU1 2BQ, for speakers at 12.30pm. In the afternoon there’s a picnic in Wardown Park, Old Bedford Road, LU2 7HA.

Manchester: assemble from 11am, All Saints, Oxford Road, M1 7DU. March to Castlefield Arena, Liverpool Road, M3 4JN for a rally at noon. Speakers include: Helen Andrews, NUT NEC; Mark Baker, ATL NEC; and Dominique Lauterburg, UCU NEC.

Middlesbrough: 4.30pm, rally by the bottle sculpture, Russell Street, TS1 2AE.

Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Meet at noon at Life Centre, Times Square, NE1 4EP. March to the monument, Grey Street, NE1 7AL, for a rally at 1pm. Speakers from striking unions plus Kevin Rowan, secretary Northern TUC.

Preston: noon, rally at The Flag Market, PR1 2JA. Speakers include: Kathy Eager, ATL NEC; Simon Jones, NUT NEC; and John Murphy, UCU NEC.

Taunton: 11am, rally at Taunton rugby club, Hyde Lane, TA2 8BU.

Martin Thomas

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