On 14 November the European Trades Union Confederation has called a day of action against austerity across Europe. There will be general strikes in Spain, Portugal, Greece, Italy, Cyprus, and Malta and solidarity action in Belgium, France, Germany and Britain.
See below for a list of events across the country.
Organised by Coalition of Resistance. Supported by Unite the Union, the TUC, PCS, NUJ, P.I.I.G.S United in London, Syriza London, Greece Solidarity Campaign
Assemble: 5pm-5:30pm, European Commission, 32 Smith Square, City of Westminster, SW1P 3EU MAP.Tubes: St. James’s Park / Westminister. Speakers at the protest include: Mark Serwotka (PCS), Katy Clark MP. For short march past parliament to rally:
Starts: 6:30pm, Upper Hall, Emmanuel Centre, 9-23 Marsham Street Greater London SW1P 3DW MAP. Speakers include: Tony Benn, Andrew Murray (Unite the Union), Zita Holbourne (PCS and BARAC), John McDonnell MP. Plus activists and trade unionists live-streamed from Europe and footage from the strikes and protests.
6pm, Called by Coalition of Resistance, George Square
1pm – 2pm, outside Birmingham Council House
2pm, Defend Education & Solidarity with the European Strikes – called by Education Activists Network at University Place.
5pm, Called by Trades Council, outside Town Hall
5.30pm, called by Trades Council, Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University
6pm, outside St Giles Cathedral, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
5.30pm, Bold Street, Liverpool called by Liverpool Trades Council
12pm – 1pm. Oxford trades council is staging a lunchtime protest in the Cornmarket. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
7am, London Oxford Street Mass Picket of Crossrail at Westbourne Grove
12pm – 1pm Parkinson Steps, University of Leeds.
4:30pm, Called by Coalition of Resistance at Greys Monument
12pm – 3pm. City Centre Solidarity Rally & Anti-Austerity Protest. Organised by Greater Manchester Association of Trades Union Councils
4pm, Sheffield Town hall. Called by Sheffield trades council.
1pm, Shut the home office, On going campaign to reverse the UKBA decision for international students at London Met