Protests at Tory Conference Steal Headlines

The Peoples Assembly Week of Action, where we took on the Tories for the duration of their conference, with protests, meetings, actions and cultural events was massive.

We said we would 'Take Back Manchester', we said we would offer an alternative to the Tories austerity narrative, we said we would dominate the headlines...

Take a look at the press storm we created and judge for yourselves...

Manchester Evening News

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/jeremy-corbyn-gatecrashes-tory-party-10202622

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-friends-were-10214514

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-louise-mensch-10216176

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-dramatic-moment-10213947

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-council-leader-10221136

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-booze-delivery-10102695

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/assorted-crusties-nose-rings-three-10214346

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/anti-austerity-protester-chains-herself-10206928

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/anti-austerity-rally-everything-you-10174757

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/conservative-party-conference-abuse-hurled-10199179

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/live-watch-manchester-anti-austerity-10187500

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/anti-austerity-rally-pictures-police-10193617

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/activist-films-tory-delegate-swiping-10209525

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/police-bosses-say-conservative-party-10217656

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/police-rejig-fencing-around-tory-10209845

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/anti-austerity-protest-manchester-city-centres-9316597

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/actress-julie-hesmondhalgh-supports-anti-austerity-9318476

 

BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-34433017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-34195863

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34463831

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34439097

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-34461046

 

Guardian

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/04/anti-austerity-activists-plan-protest-against-tory-conference-in-manchester

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2015/oct/04/martin-rowson-on-protesters-conservative-party-conference-cartoon

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/08/hate-tories-conservatives-dominance-pointless-protest

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/08/contrast-egg-throwing-with-tory-personal-attacks

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/08/frankie-boyles-conference-roundup-haunted-tennis-ball-slytherin-chancellor-politics

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/04/anti-austerity-protestors-march-manchester-demonstration-conservative-party-conference

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/09/why-protested-tory-party-conference-homeless-cuts-services

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2015/oct/04/anti-austerity-protests-during-tory-party-conference-in-pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/oct/06/conservative-party-conference-hit-by-protest-for-third-day

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/video/2015/oct/06/owen-jones-conservative-party-conference-tory-video

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/05/anti-austerity-protests-in-manchester-your-photos-and-stories

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/oct/11/junior-doctors-demand-more-concessions-from-jeremy-hunt?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/10/is-it-really-ok-to-call-him-tory-scum-protests-direct-action-anti-austerity-conservative-party-conference

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/oct/10/charlotte-church-pop-star-reluctant-champion-anti-austerity

 

 

Mirror

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/recap-thousands-join-manchester-protest-6570743

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-corbyn-gatecrashes-tory-party-6580114

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tories-ban-three-members-party-6499964

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/furious-nhs-protesters-shout-shame-6584724

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/five-things-learned-day-one-6573172

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-corbyn-slams-thugs-spitting-6573248

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tories-go-home-anti-austerity-6566974

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/pictured-police-snipers-spotted-roof-6573383

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/protesters-descend-tory-conference-60000-6571739

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/video-shows-moment-tory-delegate-6572737

 

The Mancunian

http://mancunion.com/2015/09/25/anti-tory-protesters-take-back-manchester/

http://mancunion.com/2015/10/06/corbyn-addresses-thousands-tory-conference/

http://mancunion.com/2015/10/02/tory-cocktail-party-cancelled-due-protest/

http://mancunion.com/2015/10/04/liveblog-anti-austerity-protesters-march-against-conservative-party-conference/

http://mancunion.com/2015/10/04/conservatives-told-hide-conference-passes-manchester/

http://mancunion.com/2015/10/01/manchester-medic-introduces-corbyn-at-labour-conference/

 

Buzzfeed

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/manchester-so-much-to-answer-for#.gi65AaKG3O

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/manchester-so-much-to-answer-for#.cj0AgMDm9Y

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/a-young-tory-has-been-egged-at-conservative-party-conference#.glg1zEvjm3

http://www.buzzfeed.com/jamieross/photos-of-all-white-all-male-panels-at-the-conservative-p#.usnnx9KYBm

http://www.buzzfeed.com/laurasilver/angry-pigs-all-over-manchester#.rnDkyBV90v

 

 

Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-party-conference-female-mps-complain-of-being-used-as-arm-candy-in-photos-with-david-cameron-a6684626.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/conservative-party-conference-8-things-to-watch-out-for-a6680351.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/conservative-party-conference-egging-can-be-a-useful-form-of-political-protest-a6681956.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/conservative-party-conference-a-tory-election-candidate-ventures-into-the-khyber-pass-of-protesters-a6685221.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/champagne-tasting-luxury-cushions-and-spa-treatments-inside-the-conservative-party-conference-a6679431.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-conference-2015-theresa-may-to-tell-conservative-party-mass-immigration-is-bad-for-britain-live-a6681231.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/conservative-party-conference-it-wont-get-any-better-than-this-for-david-cameron-a6685141.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-party-conference-2015-david-camerons-speech-in-full-a6684656.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/more-people-have-joined-labour-since-the-election-than-are-in-the-entire-conservative-party-a6686001.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/marathon-40-hour-anti-austerity-protest-rave-held-in-manchester-ahead-of-conservative-party-a6678946.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/anti-austerity-protest-outside-tory-conference-was-overwhelmingly-peaceful-and-dignified-say-police-a6679371.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/tory-conference-passes-manchester-safety-tuc-protest-a6675471.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/boris-johnson-branded-tory-scum-by-protesters-at-party-conference-a6680011.html

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tens-of-thousands-join-antigovernment-protest-as-conservative-party-conference-opens-in-manchester-a3072471.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/police-defend-use-of-snipers-for-anti-austerity-protest-outside-conservative-conference-a6679921.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/andy-mcsmiths-diary-demonstrators-shouts-of-tory-scum-reach-unlikely-targets-a6680966.html

  

The Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/11911641/Boris-Johnson-Anti-austerity-protesters-are-mob-of-assorted-crusties-with-nose-rings.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/11910387/david-cameron-at-conservative-conference-day-one-live.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/11916926/24-quirky-things-that-happened-at-the-Conservative-conference.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/Jeremy_Corbyn/11913176/Jeremy-Corbyn-to-address-rally-in-Manchester-hours-after-violent-clashes-at-Tory-Party-conference.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/11910389/Noisy-protests-keep-Conservative-conference-delegates-awake.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11904775/Conservatives-told-to-hide-their-conference-passes-ahead-of-Manchester-protest.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/11911415/Boris-Johnson-denounced-by-protesters-as-Tory-scum-at-Conservative-Party-Conference.html

 

Evening Standard

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tens-of-thousands-join-antigovernment-protest-as-conservative-party-conference-opens-in-manchester-a3072471.html

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/boris-johnson-pelted-with-balls-by-disabled-activists-at-conservative-party-conference-a3083241.html

 

Other

http://www.rochdaleonline.co.uk/news-features/2/news-headlines/98380/liz-mcinnes-and-councillors-join-antiausterity-protest

http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/13807450.Conservative___s____scary____time_at_conference_protest/

http://salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=2950

http://www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/051074559-four-arrested-tens-thousands-protest-against-tory-party-conference

http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/are-the-tories-really-looking-out-for-britains-workers-018

http://thetab.com/2015/10/05/student-tory-who-was-egged-by-protesters-is-a-manchester-second-year-56294

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/conservative-mps-early-wake-up-10203904

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/incoming/anti-austerity-protest-key-information-10180608

http://www.theladbible.com/articles/watch-a-young-tory-supporter-got-egged-at-anti-austerity-protest-in-manchester

http://time.com/4060944/u-k-protest-anti-austerity-conservative-party/

http://news.sky.com/story/1563511/tories-tackle-austerity-protests-with-pledges

http://www.wfmradio.org/anti-austerity-protest-rally-60000-march-through-manchester-city-centre

http://blogs.new.spectator.co.uk/2015/10/laurie-penny-defends-spitting-protesters-at-tory-conference/

http://www.nme.com/news/super-furry-animals/88197

http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/party-conferences-might-come-back-7789452

http://order-order.com/#:VkYlwKXhuBQlQA

http://news.sky.com/gallery/1563737/anti-austerity-protesters-march

http://www.cityam.com/225744/thousands-march-manchester-anti-austerity-protests-conservative-party-conference

http://www.mixmag.net/read/anti-austerity-protestors-raved-for-40-hours-straight-in-manchester-this-weekend-news

http://www.hungertv.com/feature/80000-march-in-manchester-tory-hit-by-egg/

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13805186.Charlotte_Church__sorry__after_Tory_conference_protesters_spit_at_journalists/

http://www.thecomet.net/news/huge_number_protested_peacefully_say_north_herts_people_s_assembly_after_attending_anti_austerity_march_in_manchester_1_4260442

http://www.unilad.co.uk/articles/manchester-police-gave-a-bizarre-explanation-for-armed-snipers-at-anti-austerity-protest/

http://news.sky.com/story/1563703/corbyn-criticised-for-tory-protest-by-own-side

http://sputniknews.com/europe/20151004/1028008558/uk-protest-austerity-manchester.html

http://www.thedailytouch.com/sean/thousands-of-students-took-part-in-the-anti-austerity-march-in-manchester/

https://www.rt.com/uk/316107-cameron-pig-revelations-ashcroft/

https://www.rt.com/uk/317642-snipers-manchester-austerity-rally/

http://www.gmpcc.org.uk/news/praise-for-anti-austerity-demonstration/

http://salfordstar.com/article.asp?id=2945

http://blogs.new.spectator.co.uk/2015/10/tory-abortions-spitting-and-the-c-word-comedians-let-rip-at-peoples-assembly-event/

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/6674940/The-lad-is-for-turning-Tory-boy-with-Maggie-Thatcher-photo-is-pelted-with-eggs.html

 

 ITV

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2015-10-06/conference-security-questioned-as-tory-delegates-complain-of-abuse-and-intimidation/

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2015-10-04/thousands-expected-to-protest-at-tory-conference/

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/story/2015-10-04/thousands-plan-to-protest-at-tory-conference/

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2015-10-06/video-boris-johnson-pelted-with-projectiles-by-protesters-in-manchester/

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2015-10-06/conference-attendees-claim-police-let-them-down/

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2015-10-06/conference-security-questioned-as-tory-delegates-complain-of-abuse-and-intimidation/

http://www.itv.com/news/2015-10-04/police-snipers-spotted-on-manchester-rooftops-during-anti-austerity-march-at-conservative-conference/

  

Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3259523/It-s-eggs-bacon-Tories-splattered-anti-cuts-march-outside-conference-protesters-mock-Cameron-pig-gate.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3265767/I-spat-Tory-conference-35-years-ago-nasty-Left-think-monopoly-compassion-says-TOM-UTLEY.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3263399/Drama-outside-Tory-conference-Police-tackle-man-trying-enter-restricted-zone-near-entrance-security-ramped-ahead-Cameron-s-speech.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3260851/Corbyn-uses-protest-rally-Manchester-urge-supporters-not-engage-personal-abuse-police-arrest-four-amid-ugly-scenes-outside-Tory-Party-conference.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3262200/Anti-austerity-protesters-hang-Tory-dummy-M60.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3261581/Charlotte-Church-covers-buttoned-jumpsuit-perform-passionate-Music-Against-Austerity-gig-Manchester.html

 

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/05/snipers-police-anti--austerity-march-protest-conservative-conference_n_8243048.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/06/conservative-party-2015-protestors-hang-mannequin-m60-bridge_n_8250212.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/05/snipers-police-anti--austerity-march-protest-conservative-conference_n_8243048.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/04/anti-austerity-march_n_8241182.html

 

Channel 4

http://www.channel4.com/news/manchester-protest-thousands-march-in-anti-austerity-rally

 

FT

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ba1a4b84-6ab4-11e5-aca9-d87542bf8673.html#axzz3o4o87qRh

 

 

Daily Express

 http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/609868/Manchester-anti-austerity-march-Tory-conference-turns-ugly

 http://www.express.co.uk/comment/expresscomment/610133/Express-comment-protests-TUC-Conservative-party-conference

 

New Statesman

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/media/2015/10/what-i-learned-conservative-conference-protests

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/media/2015/10/protesters-outside-tory-party-conference-have-been-spitting-journalists

 

METRO

http://metro.co.uk/2015/10/04/a-young-tory-just-got-egged-5420873/

http://metro.co.uk/2015/10/04/hundreds-of-people-held-a-30-hour-rave-to-protest-the-tory-conference-5420283/

http://metro.co.uk/2015/10/04/there-seems-to-be-a-lot-of-pigs-at-the-anti-tory-protest-for-some-reason-5420802/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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