Town Hall Meeting Tonight Against Spending Cuts

Trades union council aims to "build resistance"

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Hammersmith and Fulham Trades Union Council, supported by UNISON, the local government workers union, is holding a public meeting tonight, Wednesday November 24 in the Small Hall, Hammersmith Town Hall in King Street at 7pm, with doors open from 6.45pm.

The aim of the meeting, say the organisers, is to build resistance to the spending cuts in our local community.

Speakers will include Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of Hammersmith and Fulham Council's Labour Group, Gill George of Unite union's Executive Council and a health service worker and Tony Pullen of Hammersmith and Fulham Law Centre.

Speakers have also been invited from UNISON and the National Union of Students and contributions from the floor will also be welcome.

Among the local organisations attending the meeting will be HAFCAC, Hammersmith and Fulham Coalition against Community Care Cuts, who are urging supporters to make sure that the voices of older and disabled people are heard. Anyone wishing to speak should make themselves known to Gwen Cook or the chair Oliver Donohue before the meeting starts.

All are welcome to attend. For more information email httuc@hotmail.co.uk

November 24, 2010