Defending public services
Battles against privatisation and cuts
Sussex Labour Representation Committee fringe meeting at TUC Congress in Brighton. Janine will be one of the speakers at the meeting, which will be focusing on the key issues of resisting Tory austerity and defending trade union rights.
Brighton Friends Meeting House, Ship Street BN1 1AF
Other speakers include:
Report from the 2013 TUC Disabled Workers' Conference, published in Solidarity 287, 29 May 2013
This year's TUC Disabled Workers' Conference roundly condemned government attacks on disability rights, and pledged action against cuts in jobs and benefits.
Conway Hall, London
Janine will be giving a presentation about London Underground during the day, and performing poetry in the evening.
The organisers say:
On 17 January, 2015, join us for an exciting and unconventional new event organised by people with autism.
I will be "giving evidence" about the disastrous Public-Private Partnership on London Underground at this conference, and selling copies of my book Plundering London Underground: private capital and public service 1997-2010
For more information about the event, click here.
I attended TUC Congress 2005 as an RMT delegate - and blogged! Here are the links to my posts:
Press release from Hackney Trade Union Council, 6 January 2004
London Underground has revealed that when the East London Line is extended into Hackney, it will not be a Tube line, but a privatised, mainline service.
That tear-stained bit of David Cameron's Conservative Party conference speech ...
"How very dare you suggest
I don't care for the great NHS?
I love it so dearly
I'd sell it for nearly
As much as my granny - or less"
CorporateWatch has an article, Transport for London seeks new powers with developers, reporting that "Transport for London (TfL) is currently seeking to team up with private sector partners to give it new powers, especially regarding land development, putting public land and affordable housing at risk, as well as creating more financial ri