A national day of action to protest against austerity will take place across the UK tomorrow, ahead of a large demonstration outside the Bank of England next month.
The People’s Assembly, a coalition of trade unions, progressive groups and political parties is supporting organisations to arrange protests, public meetings and direct action in cities throughout the country, including London, Newcastle and Manchester.
Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC, which supports the People’s Assembly, told Equal Times that opposing the government’s cuts was of vital importance at a time of hardship for ordinary workers:
“After the last five years the British public has seen at first hand the effects of austerity – cuts in wages, cuts to essential services and debt-ridden families struggling to pay their bills.
“The People’s Assembly will send George Osborne a clear and unequivocal message – British workers have no stomach f…