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Reclaim Our Railway – People Before Profit

26/11/2015
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7.30pm, Tuesday 1 December

Momentum Brighton & Hove meeting

Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF

Speakers: Garry Hassell, RMT; junior doctors’ representative tbc

Peoples railway

One of the first changes under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership was Labour’s new policy to actively advance public ownership of Britain’s railway. It’s a huge advance that this policy is now being taken forward by Labour’s leadership, rather than pushed by members alone.  Following Jeremy’s election as leader, rail union RMT is among those considering re-affiliation to the Labour Party.

Momentum Brighton & Hove plans to organise local supporters to participate across Brighton & Hove during the next national Action for Rail protests, which will coincide with January’s rail fare increase. Hear about this from Garry Hassell of Brighton & Hove RMT and get involved at this meeting on Tuesday 1 December.

Junior doctors gather at Brighton station on their way to October's protest in London. Photo: John Ryall

Junior doctors gather at Brighton station on their way to October’s protest in London. Photo: John Ryall

Tuesday 1 December is the first strike day planned by junior doctors in their dispute with the Government and a doctors’ representative has also been invited to speak at this meeting.  Sussex LRC joins Momentum Brighton & Hove in offering our solidarity and support to junior doctors in that dispute, as we do to all NHS staff, patients and campaigners fighting back to stop the Tories wrecking our NHS.

If you want to see Jeremy Corbyn elected as the UK’s next Prime Minister, we encourage you to go along to this second meeting of Momentum Brighton & Hove, and get active.  Momentum aims to unite, motivate, educate and organise socialists, both inside and outside the Labour Party, in support of Jeremy Corbyn.  Momentum Brighton & Hove plans to hold regular meetings and run street activities.  Rather than meeting separately in December, Brighton & Hove LRC members have decided to support this meeting of Momentum Brighton & Hove.   

On railways
Other upcoming events Sussex LRC is supporting:

The People’s March for Climate, Justice & Jobs
Labour bloc assembles at Meeting Point J, Park Lane, London
12 noon, Sunday 29 November

Free Education Brighton demonstration
Victoria Gardens, Brighton BN2
12 noon, Wednesday 2 December

Lobby of Policy & Resources Committee
Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD
From 3pm, Thursday 3 December

Reclaim Brighton rally, march & social
Starts from The Level, Brighton BN2 3FX
6pm – 10pm, Friday 4 December

04.12.15 Reclaim Brighton

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