On a busy morning of protest in the Capital.

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It was a busy day for protest in London yesterday with different sets of workers trying to defend themselves against hostile management and shady work practices.  A London wide bus strike, a 5 day strike at the National Gallery and a case at the Royal Courts of Justice Continue reading

National Gallery staff start five-day strike amid news of suspension

The staff, members of the PCS union, are on strike after the Gallery announced plans to privatise posts and also reneged on a promise to pay the London living wage and amid news that Candy Udwin, Union official at the gallery has been suspended.

Striking National Gallery staff today, on day one of their 5 day strike.

Striking National Gallery staff today, on day one of their 5 day strike.

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The 12 Bar Bohemians continue occupation of Denmark Street club

Having resisted the bailiffs last week ‘the Bohemians’ continue to squat the 12 Bar Club in Denmark Street. Performers are encouraged to drop by and perform in front of the Grade II listed forge which dates back to 1635! Yesterday an electrician from the ‘Blacklist Support Group’ visited the squat to make the electrics safe.

'Mancumfar' aka Dave Blake from Brixton performing with his harmonica at the forge in the 12 Bar Club.

‘Mancumfar’ aka Dave Blake from Brixton performing with his harmonica at the forge in the 12 Bar Club.

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Save Manston airport campaigners take protest to Parliament.

Save Manston airport campaigners take protest to Parliament with Big Ben in the background

Save Manston airport campaigners take protest to Parliament with Big Ben in the background

Campaigners from Kent bring brought their protest to Parliament yesterday as the ‘Transport Select Committee met to discuss the future of the airport.

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12 Bar squatters lose Royal Court case but vow to fight on.

The squatters were in court facing an ‘Interim Possession Order’ on the Club on Denmark Street part of the historic ‘Tin Pan Alley’. The Squatters are defending the club from ‘redevelopment’ by Consolidated Developments.

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Squatters in positive mood despite high court setback.

Squatters in positive mood despite high court setback.

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Wrap up Trident – protest in central London

 

Mass protest in London to ‘wrap up Trident’ and not replace it! Protesters wrapped the Ministry of Defence in a giant knitted scarf.

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Wrap up Trident - protest in central London. Protesters wrapped the Ministry of Defence in a giant knitted scarf. Replacing Trident will cost £100 billion.

Wrap up Trident – protest in central London. Protesters wrapped the Ministry of Defence in a giant knitted scarf. Replacing Trident will cost £100 billion.

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