Camden Trades Council

Uniting workers and communities in the London Borough of Camden

SERTUC newsletter 111

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Union information

PCS oppose Highways Agency sell off and road tolling http://www.pcs.org.uk/en/news_and_events/pcs_comment/index.cfm/oppose-highways-agency-sell-off-and-road-tolling 

PCS no privatisation at the National Gallery petition here https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/no-privatisation-at-national-gallery

FBU Herts County Council has rejected a call to review their decision to sack firefighter Ashley Brown. As the campaign continues you are invited to support the financial appeal to support him and his family, account details are here https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=145655258788558&story_fbid=10152229951226477

BECTU campaign “Boycott Picturehouse Cinemas” contact Sofie Mason smason@bectu.org.uk

TUC

Save our Safety Net tabloid magazine available from Joanne Williams in the SERTUC office jowilliams@tuc.org.uk see it and campaign information here http://savingoursafetynet.org/

TUC national demonstration Saturday 18 October transport and other details here http://falseeconomy.org.uk/payrise

Trades council actions

Battersea & Wandsworth trades council commeorating the life of their founder John Burns Saturday 9 August 1pm http://www.bwtuc.org.uk/news/bwtuc-marks-centenary-of-resignation-from-cabinet-of-battersea-mp-john-burns-over-uk-entry-into-first-world-war 

Redbridge trades council benefit screening of “Miners shot down” Tuesday 29 July 7.30pm £3 book at 07956 656 986 http://www.newhambooks.co.uk/

West Surrey trades council meetings now start at 6.30pm and a buffet will be provided at 6pm, venue Milestone House, Portsmouth Road, Send GU23 7JY, 11 September, 13 November contact Tony Jay tjay@gmx.com

Other actions/information

Ross Pritchard Memorial Committee offers you the chance “think, write, £750” for the 2014 annual essay competition “Do the new arrangements between the Labour Party and trade unions promote the political interests of tyrade unionists?” see https://www.facebook.com/events/1443061249299810/?fref=ts  or

http://www.tuc.org.uk/equality-issues/ross-pritchard-memorial-fund-essay-competition

Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Committee annual lecture Friday 15 August 7pm with Hester Reeve “The Militant Suffragette as a Militant Artist” http://sylviapankhurst.gn.apc.org/ 

Burston Strike School centenary book “The School of Freedom” http://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/latest-news-2/ 

Burston Strike School Rally 10.45am Sunday 7 September with Owen Jones, Geoff Revell RMT, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Megan Dobney SERTUC, Lara Norris LP PPC, Roy Bailey, Thee Faction, TheatreTrain, Red Flags, NASUWT and RMT Brass Bands http://burstonstrikeschool.wordpress.com/the-rally/

National Pensioners Convention Lobby of Parliament Wednesday 5 November 12 noon contact admin@npcuk.org 

National Pensioners Convention Transport Conference Thursday 18 September 11am London £5 includes lunch contact admin@npcuk.org  

National Pensioners Convention UN International Older Person’s Day Wednesday 1 October contact admin@npcuk.org 

Bromley Progressive Film Coop Frost/Nixon Saturday 2 August 6pm contact john@courtneidgeassociates.com

Roma Holocaust Day Porajmos Saturday 2 August 12 noon gathering and ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Stone in Hyde Park contact davidlandau9@aol.com

GFTU/TAEN round table Wednesday 30 July 12 noon Negotiating Improvements for Workig Carers of Adults? http://taen.org.uk/events/view/53/Roundtable-on-Negotiating-Improvements-for-Working-Carers-of-Adults

Certification Officer annual report 2013-14 http://www.certoffice.org/CertificationOfficer/files/f1/f155b22f-32c4-4615-b72f-5e824a127cba.pdf 

Townsend Productions play United We Stand about the Shrewsbury 24 tour includes Bedford  21 September, Peckham 26-29 November, South Oxfordshire 26 October, Southend 5-7 November between September and November http://www.townsendproductions.org.uk/tour-dates

Ruskin College BA International Labour and Trade Union Studies full time starting October 2014 and part time (weekends) in January 2015. Some scholarships available. http://www.ruskin.ac….uk/course/83/1/Summary Caroline Holmes cholmes@ruskin.ac.uk

 

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