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DCH 2000 Lobby of Parliament

1500 people attended the Rally and Lobby of Parliament on January 24th

Photo: Jess Hurd/

Key speakers included George Brumwell (General Secretary, UCATT), John Edmonds (General Secretary, GMB) Alan Walter (DCH), Alf Chandler (Chair. TAROE [Tenants and Residents Organisation of England]), Malcolm Wing (National Secretary, UNISON Local Government), Eileen Short (Daylight Robbery Campaign).
Jeremy Corbyn MP opened the rally with Tony Benn MP, Michael Clapham MP and Kelvin Hopkins MP also amongst the speakers.
Over 35 Tenants Feds were represented and union delegations from all over the country

It's an historic achievement to get so many tenants and trade union organisations united together. Lots of MPs were seen and made to feel how angry people are - we need a list and reports of who and what they said...

We know there were people from the following places - who have we missed out?
Northumberland, Newcastle, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, South Wales, Oswestry, Bolton, Manchester, Barnsley, Bradford, Sheffield, Wakefield, Kirklees, Pontefract, Rotherham, Doncaster, Nottingham, Ashfield, Chesterfield, Derby, Stoke/Cannock, Leicester, Walsall, Coventry, Dudley, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Ipswich, Luton/Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, High Wycombe, Stevenage, Clochester/Braintree, Southend, Canvey Island, Bristol, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cambridge, Plymouth, Glasgow, Caradon Cornwall, Plymouth, Dover, Southampton, Bracknell, Reading, Waltham Forest, Camden, Hillingdon, Ealing, Tower Hamlets, Islington, Brent, Haringey, Hounslow, Southwark, Lewisham, Lambeth, Hackney
- do you know of any others?

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