Saturday 1 July / 12 midday / BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA
The general election on 8 June wiped out the Conservative Party's parliamentary majority, in a strong reaction against a grim platform based on continued austerity. The People's Assembly has called a national demonstration on Saturday 1 July against the Conservative leader Theresa May's attempts to sustain a government, under the slogan Not One Day More.Read more
Monday 12 June / 7.30 p.m. / River Lane Centre, River Lane, Cambridge CB5 8HP
Everyone's welcome at our June meeting, at the wheelchair-accessible River Lane Centre (halfway along the road, opposite the junction with Beche Road and next to a small playground). Please note that it's not on the first Wednesday of the month as usual: we agreed last time to wait until after the general election on 8 June. As always we'll agree the agenda at the start, but here's the draft which circulated on our mailing list last week.Read more
Saturday 3 June / 11 a.m. / Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB5
After our participation in Cambridge's mass stall days on 6 and 27 May, we'll go into the field (this time literally) once more ahead of the general election with a stall in the Love Music Hate Racism area at Strawberry Fair. We're saying again, let's vote to kick the Conservatives out of government on Thursday 8 June!
Tuesday 31 May / 7.30 p.m. / NCI Sports and Social Club, 1 Holland Street, Cambridge CB4 3DL
This meeting, sponsored by the Cambridgeshire National Union of Teachers association, is a chance for us to question the Cambridge parliamentary candidates on all matters related to school education, including the crucial one of funding. The Institute for Fiscal Studies recently calculated that the governing Conservative Party's plans imply a cut of 3 per cent in real terms by 2021/22, rising to 7 per cent if the last two years' austerity cuts are included (see for example the report of the Daily Telegraph for 26 May).
A song accusing Theresa May of being a ‘liar’ has today hit no.10 in the download chart but the BigTop40 chart show on Capital FM and Heart have refused to play it.Read more