There will be actions at job centres throughout the UK as well as an online action against workfare hypocrites – see details below.
Online Action: Target Samaritans, Scope and Sue Ryder – Workfare Hypocrites
We’re asking you to target three charities – Samaritans, Scope, and Sue Ryder – who claim to be anti-workfare, but have been benefitting from the forced, unpaid work of unemployed people for years. Details here.
Tweet them using #WorkfareHypocrites:
Dundee 1-2pm NO to benefit sanctions YES to Independence! Dundee City Centre (outside Boots)
London and South East
All London Unite Community branches will meet at Westminster from 12 noon for 12.30pm banner drop from Westminster bridge.
Camden Unite Community: Meet 1.30pm to release black balloons from Westminster Bridge to remember all disabled people and JSA/Universal Credit claimants who have died as a result of sanctions and cuts to benefits.
West London Unite Community: 1.45pm, leading short march from Westminster to DWP at Caxton House.
DWP, Caxton House 2-3pm: Demonstration (Tothill Street London SW1H 9NA )
Kilburn Jobcentre: 12 to 1.00pm picket.
Peckham Job Centre: 12-2pm
Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Unite Community: Jobcentre at Guilford Street in Luton – 12.00 noon.
Contact: Rachel Holmes, Branch Secretary – Email: RedR8chel@hotmail.com
Tameside Against The Cuts: Weekly Thursday demonstration, 10am -12noon Ashton-under-Lyne Jobcentre.
Sheffield Unite Community: Manor Top,- 5.00 to 9.00 pm, https://www.facebook.com/events/405106473173499/. Protest & Film – Stop Benefit Sanctions – Save, Eastern Ave JobCentrePlus – contact Shaun Pender
Wirral Unite Community has created a Thunderclap:
The South West
Lemon Quay, Truro 12.00 to 3.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1835696733335875/
Tauton and Bridgwater Unite Community: Bridgwater Jobcentre: 11.00 to 1.00 pm. Bridgwater High Street, next to Admiral Blake: 11.00 to 1.00 pm
Film | I, Daniel Blake – 7.00 to 9.30 pm
Venue: Somerset Film @ The Engine Room, 50-52 High St, Bridgwater TA6 3BL Phone: 01278 433187. For more information visit: http://www.somersetfilm.com/diary/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=147