This public meeting is taking place in the run up to the national demonstration against cuts on 21 June, with a likely day of co-ordinated national strike action following in July. The People's Assembly will be bringing together leading trade unionists and campaigners to argue why we need to end austerity, talk about alternatives, and outline the way ahead for the movement.
Beth Farhat, Northern TUC Secretary
Tony Dowling, Chair of North East People's Assembly
Joanne Land, organising team for Jarrow-to-London March for the NHS
Rosalind Copeland, Sunderland councillor
A National Union of Teachers representative
A Save Newcastle Sure Start campaigner
Chaired by Mollie Stevenson (North Tyneside People's Assembly).
Details: Brunswick Church, next to Monument in Newcastle, 7pm on 5 June. Free entry - all welcome.