Wednesday 30th November will see strikers, supporters and families
demonstrating outside public buildings and at rallies all over the South West.
The joint action against government attacks on pensions involves 20 public
sector unions and is supported by the TUC.
The government wants to make people pay more and work longer for lower
Despite unions’ attempts to have proper negotiations, ministers have refused
seriously to negotiate over their changes to public sector pensions.
The issue is simple: most public sector workers are modestly paid.
Their pay has
been frozen while the price of basic goods is shooting up.
Now they are expected to pay an extra £3 billion a year for much worse
by a government that cancelled the tax on bankers’ bonus tax that would have raised almost the same. What clearer illustration of a government by the rich,for the rich?
Bridgwater TUC says "Stand up for decent pensions and tell ministers to start
negotiating. Support the picket lines, vigils, marches and demonstrations on
It’s wrong to make public sector workers pay for an economic disaster they did
nothing to cause. This is everyone’s fight: private and public sector workers,
retired people and workers must unite to fight for decent pensions for all.
Bridgwater Trades Union Council will be giving out information about Pensions Justice in Bridgwater Town Centre, from 11-1, Saturday 26th November
Somerset marchers assemble on November 30th, at 12 noon ,at the Old Cattle Market, Taunton, to march to County Hall for a Rally at 1.30pm