UAF conference

26 02 2012

Audience at UAF conferenceNorth Staffs Trades Council (NSTUC) members travelled down to yesterday’s Unite Against Fascism (UAF) conference with colleagues from the North Staffordshire Campaign Against Racism and Fascism (NorSCARF). There were many trade unionists at the  event, both in the 440 strong audience and amongst the inspirational speakers, including Communication Workers Union (CWU) General Secretary Billy Hayes, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) Deputy General Secretary Hugh Lanning, and National Union of Teachers (NUT) Deputy General Secretary Kevin Courtney. The importance of all trades unions placing anti-racist and anti-fascist work at the centre of their local and national agendas was stressed.

UAF joint secretary, Weyman Bennett, will be speaking at NorSCARF’s Root Out All Racism! which will take place on:

Saturday 24th March 2012, 11 am – 3 pm, Assembly Rooms, Merrial Street (Opposite Police Station) Newcastle, ST5 2AD

The NSTUC will be having a stall that day, alongside many other community groups. Do come along and support the event. See the NorSCARF website for details

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