Posted in March logistics on March 26, 2011
Thanks to the up to half a million who marched in Central London today. A huge turnout from many trade unions and community organisations meant the march ran for five hours – a solid swathe of marchers from Blackfriars to Hyde Park – with people travelling from all over the country. The first coaches left last night in order to get here, and people will be a long time getting home – a real committment!
This will send a strong signal to the government that those opposing their fast and deep public spending cuts are not an easily ignored minority. In fact, as YouGov showed today, we’re now the mainstream majority.
Big as today was, it is only one step in a larger campaign, and there will be a lot to fight for in coming months. Check out False Economy’s listings of anti-cuts groups and actions near you, to see what’s going on in your own area.
And look out for 1st April : All Together for the NHS Day, when we’re stepping up the lobbying of MPs against cuts in the NHS.