Upcoming protests and meetings

9th May Islington Disabled People Against The Cuts Meeting
Attending: Jeremy Corbyn MP, Councillors Andy Hull and Janet Burgess speaking.
Contact Disability Action In Islington for more info: Tel: 020 7354 8925, Minicom: 020 7359 1891

11th May The Hardest Hit – Disability March, Lobby and Rally
Disabled people, those with long-term conditions and their families are being hit hard by cuts to the benefits and services they need to live their lives. The Hardest Hit campaign, organised jointly by the Disability Benefits Consortium and the UK Disabled People’s Council, brings together individuals and organisations to send a clear message to the Government: stop these cuts.

March, Lobby and Rally:
11.30 Assemble for March at Victoria Embankment between Horseguards Avenue and Bridge Street. Set off at 12.30 after speeches between 12-12.30.
13.30-17.30 Lobby in Westminster Hall and Central Methodist Hall.
Please Register on the website if you are attending.

12th May Defend the Whittington Hospital Public Meeting
7-9pm Archway Methodist Hall
What’s happening to the NHS? How can we kill the Bill? Why is the Whittington becoming a Foundation Trust hospital? Why might we have to pay for low priority treatments?
What can we do about the cuts in health, mental health and social care in
Islington?
Meeting chaired by Jeremy Corbyn. Speakers include Emily Thornberry MP (Shadow Minister for Health) and Jacky Davis, Consultant BMA Council.
defendwhittington@gmail.com

17th May Kill Lansley’s Bill – March to save the NHS
5.30-8.30 Assemble UCH main entrance in Gower Street
Lansley’s plans threaten to break up our health service and hand it to private healthcare companies. 50,000 NHS jobs are being cut and front line services are under threat. A huge public outcry has forced Cameron and Clegg to delay the Health & Social Care Bill. Now we need to pile on the pressure to make sure the Bill is dropped and to stop our NHS being destroyed

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