Action Updates From Birmingham People's Assembly

P1070643.jpgOur build up to the June 20th demo has been both loud and vibrant, with two events in the last week in Birmingham city centre. On Wednesday May 27th, a large crowd met at 5.30pm, following the Queens Speech. 

Read more

Crowds protest the Queen's Speech at Downing Street

11350536_894347993966425_3901040554970998738_n.jpgNew People's Assembly volunteer, Michael Gilbert, reports on his experience at the protest of the Queens Speech.

Read more

Disability Cuts: Tory brutality in full swing

hardesthit_banner_g_w-1.jpgIn the aftermath of the Tory win, as the dust settles despondently on Westminster, Britain’s future landscape is beginning to emerge from the foggy vagaries of election promises.

While the founding pillars of British society – family, community, industry and education – buckle ever further under the strain of government policies, the familiar shadow of austerity looms over us all, darkening the lives of those already stuck in the shade.

Read more

Ripe for a change? Get involved in a street stall near you!

Louise Guthrie writes... 

“Say no to austerity! Protest against the cuts!”  – These are the words I find myself hollering down the middle of Brick Lane on a balmy and tranquil Sunday afternoon. What is going on?

Not that Brick Lane is an unusual place for me to be hanging out, particularly on market day. But normally I’d be quietly buying fruit and veg, or queueing for a salt-beef beigel (with English mustard) and a cup of stewed and frothy tea at the renowned Jewish bakery on the corner.


Read more

Under this Government, Justice Belongs to Those Who Can Afford It

legal-aid-protests.jpgThe crime and justice arena has had a hard time over the past few years. Despite not being a qualified lawyer, former Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling made sweeping and dramatic changes to the legal system, usually against the advice of those with criminal and legal expertise. 

Read more

20 June - A day for everyone against austerity

11258210_888000011267890_867262245745551635_n.jpgWe are really excited and looking forward to this Demo. It will be an almighty show of strength. Everyone is welcome and this Demo, as always, will be family friendly, despite what you may read in the Daily Mail.

Read more

We are not in this together: Welfare cuts will hit the most vulnerable hardest

benefit-changes.jpgThe country faces a punishing new round of welfare cuts. We probably won’t know exactly how the Tories will take their pound of flesh from society’s most vulnerable until the autumn. This uncertainty is itself a huge cause of stress and anxiety for millions of people who rely on government help to feed their families and pay their bills.  

Read more

Donate Volunteer


Join Mailing List