This has to stop.
JOIN US - Thursday 30 March
Please join an event near you on Thursday 30 March to stop benefit sanctions in your community.
We will continue to add new actions on a regular basis, so please check back.
For further information please email your Unite community cordinator (see below).
London & Eastern - David Condliffe
London Community Branches Action:
1.00 pm - Outside Westminster Tube: Banner Drop, Balloon Release
1.45 pm - March to DWP at Caxton House
2.00 to 3.00 pm - Demo at DWP Caxton House
Herts and Beds Branch: Luton, Jobcentre, Guilford Street - 12.00 noon.
Contact: Rachel Holmes, Branch Secretary - Email: RedR8chel@hotmail.com
| Mobile: 07526282356.
Kilburn Jobcentre – 12.00 to 1.00 pm.
Unite Community Islington Branch action: 11am Barnsbury Job Centre, N1 0EX
Outside the Job Centre, Henry Giles House, 73-79 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3BQ. We will then march along Chesterton Road to Bridge Street and do a banner drop in front of Quayside - 12 noon to 2.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1130239823769671/
Barnet Unite - No Sanctions, No Targets, No Closures !! https://www.facebook.com/events/702892836556590/
10.00 am to 11.00 am - Finchley Job Centre, 40 Ballads Lane, N3 2BL. https://www.facebook.com/events/702892836556590/
12 noon to 1.00 pm - Edgware Job Centre, 29 High Street, Edgware, HA8 7DX.
Contact Branch Secretary Janette Evans - Janette876@hotmail.co.uk
East and West Midlands - Shaun Pender
Protest & Film - Stop Benefit Sanctions - Save Eastern Ave JCP
Manor Top, Sheffield
- 5.00 to 9.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/405106473173499/
South East - Kelly Tomlinson
Unite Community Berkshire Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire (BOB) Branch
Bracknell: 10.00 am to 12 noon - Job Centre Plus, Fitzwilliam House, Skimped Hill Lane, Bracknell, RG12 1JX
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/169057330269100
followed by showing of I Daniel Blake
– please get in touch for more details.
Oxford: 10.00 am to 12 noon - Job Centre plus, 7 Worcester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BX
Slough: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm - Job Centre plus, Upton Lodge, 2A Yew Tree Rd, Slough SL1 2AQ
11.00 am to 1.00 pm - Job Centre plus, Adelphi House, Friar St, Reading RG1 1HD
12 noon to 2.00 pm – Job Centre Plus, Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES
Unite Community Sussex Coast Branch
Hastings: 12 noon to 2.00 pm - Job centre plus, 149/159 London Rd, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 6LJ
Brighton: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm, information stall, in front of the war memorial at the Old Steine, Brighton, BN1 1EL
Unite Community Portsmouth and District Branch
Portsmouth: 12 noon to 2.00 pm, information stall at the fountain, Commercial Road, mourning gown to be displayed and coffin, pall bearers and mourners with a huge grim reaper (on stilts) to hold a funeral procession to the Job Centre, 27 Arundel St, Portsmouth PO1 1NB
Isle of Wight: TBC
Unite Community Southampton (UCSA) area Branch
Southampton: 12.30pm, The Bargate, Southampton - '‘Who Killed DB’ The protest will centre around a funeral procession with coffin, pallbearers and mourners. Mourners will be provided with placards bearing the words 'Sanctions Kill.' The procession will leave the Bargate at 12.30pm make a circuit of the pedestrianised shopping precinct before moving on to the Job Centre, 18 Bernard St, Southampton SO14 2HP. Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/276528856092903/
Unite Community Kent Branch
Whitstable: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm – Job centre plus, 13 High St, Whitstable CT5 1AP. Followed by– I Daniel Blak
e film, 7.30pm - Whitstable Labour club, 12 Belmont Rd, Whitstable CT5 1QP
Unite Community Crawley, Surrey and North Sussex Branch
North East, Yorkshire & Humberside - John Coan
Briggate, Leeds - 12 noon to 2:00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1742294646083354/
Middlesbrough Protest - Job Centre, 80 Corporation Rd, Middlesbrough TS1 2RF 12 noon to –1.30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/185272511973065/
Film | I, Daniel Blake
- Wharf Chambers, 23-25 Wharf Street LS2 7EQ - 7.00 pm to 10.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1812331472367747/
South West - Brett Sparkes
Lemon Quay, Truro 12.00 to 3.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1835696733335875/
Bridgwater Jobcentre, Bridgwater High Street, next to Admiral Blake: 11.00 to 1.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/394687544226705/
Bristol - College Green 6.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/836276966512631
Film | I, Daniel Blake
- 7.00 to 9.30 pm
Venue: Somerset Film @ The Engine Room, 50-52 High St, Bridgwater TA6 3BL Phone: 01278 433187. £3 standard ticket but if people can afford more there is a solidarity ticket at £10.
For more information visit: http://www.somersetfilm.com/diary/?action=evrplusegister&event_id=147
We will also be raising money for Bridgwater food bank.
Wales - Mary Williams
North East Wales Community Branch:
Rhyl Job Centre, 80 High St, Rhyl LL18 1UU - 11.00 am until around 12:30 pm. We will also be joined by comrades from the Rhyl People's Assembly and other groups.
For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barry, Swansea, Newport, Pontypridd, Aberdare, Caerphilly, Merthyr, Bridgend, Aberavon, Porth, Caldicot, Chepstow, Abergavenny, Monmouth and Usk - 1:00 to 2:00 pm https://www.facebook.com/events/1395020763854632/
Scotland - Jamie Caldwell
Edinburgh: We are all Daniel Blake and & Unite Community Edinburgh Demo - 10:30pm High Riggs Job centre, 20 High Riggs, Edinburgh EH3 9HU
12pm Argyle House, 3 lady Lawson St, Edinburgh EH3 9DR. Contact: Willie Black— email@example.com
North Ayrshire: Unite Community & People’s Assembly - 10am to 11am – Irvine Job Centre, 129 High St, Irvine KA12 8AA. Contact: Arthur West - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dundee: Dundee Jobcentre, Murrygate, Dundee, from 12 till 1.30. Contact: Andrew Duncan - email@example.com
Fife: Dunfermline Job Centre, KY12 9 - 11am. Contact: Jim Mann- firstname.lastname@example.org
. Tel: 07882318298
Dundee City Centre, outside Boots - 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/397704930585722/
Ireland - Albert Hewitt
Portadown Jobs & Benefits Office, 140 Jervis Street, Portadown, BT62 3EX - 12:00 to 1.00 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/256582661460078/