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September 27th, 2012:

Transport to the March for a Future That Works, October 20th

On October 20th, the TUC is organising the March For A Future That Works (http://afuturethatworks.org/) in London.  We would like to see a big presence of UCU members on the day, as the TUC wants this to be even bigger than the March For The Alternative in March 2011.  As promised, I am writing to you with information regarding transport arrangements:

 

Birmingham: NUT have agreed that UCU members can book seats on their coaches.  Please do so as soon as possible, and in groups where possible.  Call the Birmingham Association on 0121 442 2031 to book your place.  A deposit of £5 secures your place and we would encourage you to donate up to another £5 or £10 on the day.

 

Coventry: Trades Council coach departs at 8.30am from White Street Coach Park.  To book, ring 07952 770412

 

Dudley: Free coaches will be leaving for the London rally on 20th October from Dudley College at 7.00am then picking up in Stourbridge . A £3 refundable deposit will guarantee you a seat.  Please call Jerry  on 07792378281 or Nigel on 07827817205, or email dudleytuc@gmail.com

Kidderminster: Contact Gavin Miller on gmiller@community-tu.org

 

Malvern: Collect points en route to depart Worcester Croft Road at 0730.  Please contact mail@worcestertuc.org giving your name, contact details and where you would like to be picked up.

 

Staffordshire: NUT have agreed that UCU members can book seats on their coaches.  Places are free, and available from Ivan Hickman on 01782 722407.  The coaches will leave from Glebe Street in Stoke-on-Trent at 7am and from Stafford Railway Station at approximately 7.30am.

 

Wolverhampton: details are available via a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/153816864742499/

 

Worcester: Departing Worcester University then Worcester Croft Road, 0730.  Please contact mail@worcestertuc.org giving your name, contact details and where you would like to be picked up.

 

Leaflets for October 20th can be downloaded from the TUC website at http://afuturethatworks.org/downloads/ and we would encourage you to print off as many as you can and distribute them widely. 

October 7th: Conservative Party March & Demo

The Conservative Party conference is in Birmingham, so on Sunday October 7th, we will be marching and demonstrating.    UCU members are invited to assemble in Victoria Square in Birmingham city centre at 10.30am for an 11am start.  After the march, the rally will also be in Victoria Square.

If you would like to be a steward for the march, please email Michelle Kesterton at the TUC (MKesterton@TUC.ORG.UK)

You can download leaflets for this event here.