Friday, 18 February 2011

Fighting back against the cuts

Over 120 people attended the Birmingham Against the Cuts meeting last night in the Council House.

It was a really positive and inclusive event.

I found it was refreshing to attend a public meeting with such thoughtful and articulate participation from panel and audience alike, all united in opposing the Tory-Lib Dem attempt to make middle and lower income earners pay for an economic crisis not of our making.

I will be engaging in further discussion about how to resist the cuts tomorrow when I participate in the Progressive London conference.

My session starts at 2pm and I will taking part in a panel discussion alongside  Mehdi Hasan from the New Statesman, Ken Livingstone, and Jon Trickett MP,  Shadow Minister of State Cabinet Office. The session starts at 2pm in Congress Hall, Lower Ground Floor.