12.30 pm Saturday 29th April: committee rooms 3 and 4

Council House Victoria Square B1 1BB 

Speakers

         Frank Keogh,  UNITE Health sector

         Patrick Highton, Birmingham Keep NHS Public

         Stephen Brown, Musicians Union regional secretary

         Neil Vernon, formerly branch secretary Birmingham UCATT (now part of Unite)

         Gill Ogilvie, regional organiser GMB on school funding cuts

          Speaker from the Friends of the Birmingham Libraries

The speakers will discuss the crisis in the NHS, the massive cuts in funding for local schools leading to widespread redundancies of classroom assistants and teachers and the destruction of Birmingham’s library service. Neil will be speaking about the use of umbrella companies to exploit employees. There will be plenty of time for discussion from the floor. 

Refreshments will be provided and unions and political campaigns are invited to have stalls at the event.

For further details and to book a stall contact the Birmingham TUC secretary:

btucsec@hotmail.com