Many thanks to all those who took part in our International Workers Day/Kill the Bill Day of Action on Saturday 1st May especially to our speakers at both Devonshire Green and Barkers Pool. See photos and programme of events with lists of speaker below that
This was the programme of events:
Assemble at Devonshire Green for a 1pm start for a joint event with Sheffield Against the Policing Bill coalition and Sheffield TUC for the National “KILL THE BILL” Day of Action. Speakers from SAPB and Sheffield TUC at Devonshire Green.
Speakers at Devonshire Green:
Emmott Baddeley (Sheffield Against the Policing Bill)
Chris Peace (Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign)
Ci Davies (Extinction Rebellion)
Sam Morecroft STUC Vice Chair
Student rent striker
Patrick Wakefield –(YouthStrike 4climate)
Yasmin – Take the Knee
Sheffield TUC will then lead a May Day rally and short march to Barkers Pool, City Hall steps for a final round of speeches. Sheffield Against the Policing Bill (SAPB) have agreed to join us for the march and rally at Barkers Pool and – when that is finished – will have a SAPB Kill the Bill march around the city centre, handing out leaflets etc. Please feel free to join them.
Speakers at Barkers Pool:
Martin Mayer Secretary Sheffield TUC (compere)
Olivia Rickson SNAP canvasser
Holly Johnston GMB health worker and Nurses for 15
Julie Pearn Sheffield Labour Friends of Palestine
Stuart Hill UNITE Bus worker on Fire and Rehire
Olivier Tesimo Stand Up to Racism
Maxine Bowler Sheffield TUC Vice Chair
John Smith Sheffield Cuba Solidarity Campaign
Lee Rock Sheffield Labour Left
Please bring your banners!!