July 2013

Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC   Secretary’s Report JULY 2013

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Proposals deriving from  4,000+ People’s Assembly meeting in London:

a)   local People’s Assemblies to be established in every area possible;

b)  co-ordinated organisation of local coaches to Sunday Sept 29th Sept demo in support of NHS at the Tory conference in Manchester

c)   a day of civil disobedience on 5 November in every town and city across the country;

d)  a national demonstration in London in the new year

A meeting there of West Midlands delegates present agreed to a meeting of Executive Committee members of Wolverhampton & Bilston, Dudley, Walsall and Sandwell trades union councils to look at co-ordinating a Black Country Peoples’ Assembly meeting/activity on July 15th. 


Banner Theatre’s 1st of May Band performing Fighting the Cuts !

A Cabaret of Resistance with Music, Video, Comedy & Song

Friday 19th July 7.30pm

Forrest Arts Centre, Hawbush Road, Leamore, WALSALL WS3 1AG

Tickets £3waged £1.50unwaged.   Organised by Walsall Trades Union Council


Friday 19th July to Sunday 21st July Tolpuddle Martyr`s festival

Sunday 28th July PRIDE parade 1pm Market Sq Wolverhampton

 www.wbcpride.co.uk  tickets 01902 425092, sponsors include UNISON


Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign fundraising Garden party £5 entry

Saturday 17th August 2pm-5pm in Wolverhampton, for more information contact 01902 450640
Finger Food – Raffle –  Palestinian crafts & produce – Music – Tea – Coffee – soft drinks


TUC courses will be delivered at: Bilston Campus, Wellington Road, Wolverhampton WV14 6BT  sign up now…..  mikee@shrewsbury.ac.uk 01743 342531

UNION REPRESENTATIVES STAGE 1  10 x Mondaysfrom 23rd September
HEALTH & SAFETY REPRESENTATIVES STAGE 1  10 x Tuesdays from 24th September


Sunday 29th September mass national demo in support of NHS at Tory party conference, Manchester


We have teams of volunteers working at Leeds and Latitude festival raising money for us this summer. Over £900 was raised by our volunteers at Glastonbury


History of Wolverhampton, Bilston and District Trades Union Council 1865-1990

now online       www.wolvestuc.org.uk/index.php/wbdtuc/589-wbdtuc1865-1990


Last month’s speaker Jefny Ashcroft, has now registered our joint project recognising Conscientious Objectors within the WW1 commemorations.

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