The event will be held in the Library at Central Hall Westminster, Storey’s Gate SW1H 9NH.
– map <http://www.c-h-w.com/location/> and directions <http://www.c-h-w.com/contact/transport/> . (and see below).
Step free access is available directly from the street, through an entrance which will be sign posted. The event begins at 11am with Registration, and the first session will start at 11.30am.There is no charge to attend, but we will ask for a donation if people can afford it, to help with costs.
Opening session timetable and details:
- 11.30- 12.15 Chair Roger Lewis and Ellen Clifford DPAC
Opening contributions: Steve Clarke Welsh Tenants Federation, Chris Baugh PCS, Sean McGovern Unite, Ciara Doyle DPAC, Ian Hodson BFAWU, Counihan-Sanchez Campaign; John McDonnell MP, Albert Portillo Spanish anti-eviction campaigner, Maria Brabiner Manchester v Bed Tax
- 12.15-1pm . What next to stop benefit cuts – discussion
- 1-1.30 break
- 1.30-3pm. Three workshops:
- Build a local campaign to win with Leeds and Manchester campaigners
- How to stop evictions: can the law help – Lix Davies, Phil McLeish and others
- Universal Credit: fighting all benefit cuts – Pat Carmody Right to Work, Andy Green DPAC, Jane Aitchison PCS
- 3.15- 4.15pm An action plan – to discuss proposals for organising to end the Bedroom tax and benefit cuts
Please get in touch if you have any questions or want any more details.
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday
Eileen Short, Benefit Justice
Accessible travel and directions to the venue
The nearest wheelchair accessible tube station to Westminster Central Hall is Westminster which is on the Jubilee line but always check before you travel that there are no maintenance problems such as faulty lifts reported. Westminster is also on the less accessible district and circle lines and the venue is also in close proximity to St James station on the district and circle lines.
Buses 11, 24, 148 and 211 pass the door.
Buses 3, 12, 53, 53X, 87, 88, 109, 159 and 453 stop nearby. All London buses should have a working wheelchair ramp.
Map of the area: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=529902&y=179581&z=0&sv=SW1H+9NH&st=2&pc=SW1H+9NH&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf
To plan travel across London you can select different mobility options on Transport for London’s Journey Planner:www.tfl.gov.uk <http://www.tfl.gov.uk/>