Camden Trades Council

Uniting workers and communities in the London Borough of Camden

SERTUC newsletter 22

Trade union actions

GMB and Unite at Remploy 24 hour strike on Thursday 26 July from 6am onwards see for contact details. Government has announced closure of all 54 factories by the end of 2013 affecting the following plants in the SERTUC region: Acton, Barking, North London, Norwich, and Portsmouth. Southampton Remploy is not involved as they are a training centre and so are not employed.
·         Department of Transport strike action at the Highways Agency 2pm Monday 30 July for three hours
·         National Gallery a further 4 stoppages starting at 1pm-3pm Friday 27 July outside the gallery in Trafalgar Square, messages of support to
·         Home Office sites including HQ in Marsham Street and London Passport Office near Victoria Thursday 26 July, messages of support to
·         Other actions and details
FBU Essex hardship fund donations welcome to
Unity Bank, Essex FBU Hardship Fund, sort code 08 60 01, account number 20292568
A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration with rally in Hyde Park Saturday 20 October The newsletter and twitter #mdobney will include further details as they are available. New TUC demo website
A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration first flyers are available from the SERTUC office see
A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration an updated version of the TUC’s “Cuts are not the Cure” booklet Austerity is failing – vital for activists – available from and also downloadable from
A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration transport details can be seen at, and should be uploaded to
A Future That Works TUC mass demonstration transport we have been informed of (see
·         Unison South East coaches from Aylsebury, Basingstoke, Fareham, Gosport, Maidstone, Medway Towns, Portsmouth, Sevenoaks, Southampton, Winchester
Playfair 2012 campaign “Alternative Opening Ceremony Party” Friday 27 July 7pm Bethnal Green £10
Union Professional Development Programme July to September 2012 including Women’s Summer School
SERTUC deal on “1936” best available seats for £14 at 3pm on Saturday 4 August for Attic Theatre Company’s production about the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Call 0844 412 4300 and quote “TUC offer” or and enter promo code “pcdtuc” when prompted
Burston Strike School Rally Burston near Diss Sunday 2 September with Bob Crow RMT, Clive Lewis, Mark Serwotka PCS, Cath Speight Unite
Burston Strike School Rally Burston near Diss Sunday 2 September coach organised from Cambridge by Cambridge trades council with Unite, PCS, NASUWT, Unison, see
Burston Strike School new booklet A Striking Village, memories of Burston 28pp, published 2012, written, compiled and edited by Anne M May (nee Potter) £5 plus p&P from David Maclean (Strike School treasurer)
Trade Council actions
Cities of London & Westminster trades council Pentonville 5 40th anniversary event Saturday 28 July 2pm with Len McCluskey Unite Isle of Dogs contact Roger Sutton
Other actions/information
Youth unemployment July’s “top” areas (Office for National Statistics):
Local authority
No.1: Hackney
No.4 Lewisham
No.7 Waltham Forest
No.9 Haringey
Hackney Unites community conference “Inspire Hackney” Saturday 22 September see
International Brigades Memorial Trust film of this year’s annual commemoration in London
Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Lecture 7pm Wortley Hall, Sheffield Friday 17 August with Sarah Veale TUC “Divide and Rule – the oldest tactic in the book”
Norwich Pride Saturday 28 July
Ross Pritchard Memorial Fund Annual Essay Competition £750 prize for best essay of no more than 1,000 words on Is Scottish independence a vehicle for a development towards socialism? Essays to by Monday 1 October 2012
Woodcraft Folk Group Support Development Officer

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