Southwark events this week

Support three trade unions on strike across Southwark on Tuesday
UCU, UNISON and UNITE members in four large FE/HE workplaces will be on strike on Tuesday over cuts to their pay which has fallen in real terms by 13% over the past four years while college & university leaders’ salaries have risen to an average of £245,000 a year! Read the full details here and here.

Southbank University to; London College of Communication to; Camberwell College of Arts to ; Lewisham & Southwark College to . Please cc your message to

Most picket-lines will be from 8.30 until 11am. Here is a list of the Southwark sites:
Southbank University ( picket-lines at various sites around the campus at the Elephant & Castle, centred around Keyworth street,)
London College of Communication (LCC), Elephant & Castle SE1 6SB. The picket-line will be outside the main entrance, two minutes’ walk from the exit of the Northern Line Tube.
Camberwell College of Arts (There are two sites – Peckham Road and Wilson Road.)
Lewisham & Southwark College – LeSoCo (Camberwell Campus on Southampton Way SE5 7EW, and Waterloo Campus, The Cut, SE1 8LE.)

from 12 noon at Tavistock Square, just off the Euston Road. (Full details here.)
If you or members of your network/organisation can visit a picket-line, please contact Chris Kelly on 07939090667 to coordinate visits. Thank You.

Also happening this week

12.30-1.30pm, Noise demo outside the ERSA workfare industry conference, Senate House, Malet Street, London (nearest tubes: Russell Square, Warren Street, Euston), facebook event here. Called By Boycott Workfare campaign.

6.30pm London Keep Our NHS Public Coordinating Meeting, Unite Head Office, Theobald’s Rd, WC1X 8TN

10am – 5pm. South London Peoples Assembly Venue: Richard Hoggart Building (Main Building), Goldsmiths University, New Cross London SE14 6NW
Speakers include Owen Jones, Francesca Martinez, Kevin Courtney, Mark Campbell, Louise Irvine, Billy Hayes. Workshops include Austerity and Racist Scapegoating, Welfare not Warfare, Alternatives to Austerity, Disability, Austerity and Resistance, How can we save our NHS?, Explaining and Fighting the Benefit Cuts, Austerity, Language and the Media, Protest Films – Making our own news, Banner Making – a practical workshop, The Battle for Education. Others advertised on SLPA website Get tickets online (£5 advance, Concessions (JSA/ESA/Income Support) are free – please send an email to See full details at

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