Successful meeting on responding to the economic crisis

Over 300 people came to the meeting on The Economic Crisis at Conway Hall in London, hosted by supporters of the People Before Profit Charter. You can view the speeches at After the meeting, the audience broke into groups to discuss further campaigning activity, and this has already led to a very successful organising meeting in Hackney, bring together a broad range of groups.


A letter from Green MEP Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas, the Green MEP for the south east of England, has sent a letter strongly supporting the Charter and suggesting some amendments. The letter is attached.carolinelucas1

Protest in Bristol, 10 October

“We won’t bail out the bankers”
Friday 10 October, 4pm – 6pm
Outsite Bradford and Bingley, Bristol city centre

Bring whistles, drums, and instuments.

  • No job cuts
  • No home repossessions
  • End student poverty

The economic crisis: public meeting, 16 October, London

THE ECONOMIC CRISIS—How bad will it get? What can we do about it?

Thursday 16 October, 7pm, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1 (Holborn tube)


  • LARRY ELLIOTT Economics editor, the Guardian
  • MICHELLE STANISTREET Deputy general secretary NUJ
  • CHARLIE KIMBER People Before Profit Charter
  • PAUL BRANDON Unite union 1/232 Holloway bus garage

CHAIR: Kevin Courtney NUT NEC

All speakers in personal capacity 

Hosted by supporters of the People Before Profit Charter