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Sheffield Anti Cuts Alliance Regional Conference 20/03/2012

Posted by pcsdwpsheffield in Uncategorized.

All, please see below, the Sheffield Anti Cuts Alliance, to which the branch is formally affiliated, is holding a day conference on Saturday 31st March. This looks to be an exciting day of workshops and debate, looking at skills and tactics to fight the cuts. All are welcome, and members are encouraged to attend. A number of branch members are already going to you won’t be alone, but this is also a great opportunity to meet new activists from other unions, unemployed and disabled activists, and service users.



Regional Conference hosted by Sheffield Anti Cuts Alliance
31st March at Burngreave Vestry Hall
9.30 – 4.30

Programme to include:


Plenary session

with Wendy Savage (tbc) on Save our NHS; Alan Gibbons (Campaign for the Book); Chris Walker (Pitsmoor CAB) on the Welfare Reform Bill.

First workshop sessions on –
· Community Campaigns
· Culture – music, libraries, museums, theatre
· Welfare, disability, unemployment
· Trade Unions, political links, representation.


Second workshop sessions on –
· How can Councils resist the cuts
· Housing crisis – Housing Emergency campaign
· Education – academies, abolition of EMA, tuition fees – student/ staff action
· NHS – Kill the Bill, local & national campaigns

Plenary session on the
alternatives – Climate Change Jobs; unpaid tax & tax avoidance; Occupy movement; TUC the People’s Charter

All Welcome
£5.00 waged; no charge unwaged/low income
Tea/ coffee provided; cheap & cheerful food midday

Download the leaflet here:  and NO to CUTS Front of Leafletand  Not to Cuts Back of Leaflet



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