31 October 2011
Campaigning MP John McDonnell will be among the speakers at the Unite the Resistance national convention on 19 November.
The convention will discuss building the 30 November strikes and how to take forward the fight against austerity.
Other speakers at the event include:
Mark Serwotka, PCS general secretary
Annabel Lincoln, Wall Street protest organiser
Kevin Courtney, NUT deputy general secretary
Matt Wrack, FBU general secretary
Rehad Desai, South African climate activist and filmmaker
Nikos Fotopoulos, Greek power workers union general secretary
Zita Holbourne, Black Activists Rising Against Cuts
Ian Hodson, BFAWU national president
Plus, reporting from their disputes:
Steve Kelly, Unite London construction branch secretary and national rank and file committee, speaking on the Sparks’ dispute
Caroline Johnson, Birmingham Unison assistant branch secretary
Mark Woods, Unite convenor, Southampton City Council
There will be lots of time for debate and discussion from the floor at the all-day event. Make sure you book now and join hundreds of other trade union activists and ant1-cuts campaigners at the convention!