Itinerary For ‘Build The Fight Against Austerity’ Event

The doors will open at 12.45pm – please take your seat by 1.15 pm.  After 1.15, your ticket will not guarantee entry and there will also be registration on the day for non-advance ticket holders. So please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

The event will start promptly at 1.30pm.

1.30pm:  “Fighting Austerity” chaired by Steve Gillan (TUCG Chair and POA). Speakers will include: Mick Cash (RMT), Kate Hudson (CND), Ellen Clifford (DPAC),Dave Ward (CWU), Shadia Edwards-Dashti (STWC), Ian Lawrence (NAPO)

2.30pm: Question and Answer session chaired by Christine Blower (NUT). Speakers: Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP and Yanis Varoufakis (ex-Finance Minister Syriza)

3.30pm “Building the Alternative” chaired by Bob Monks (URTU). Speakers will include: Mark Serwotka (PCS), Ian Hodson (BFAWU), Lindsey German (Peoples Assembly), Matt Wrack (FBU)

Questions for John McDonnell and Yanis Varoufakis

In the week before the Government’s Autumn Statement what would be Labour’s economic priorities if they were in power? What lessons should the Left learn from the experience of the Syriza in Greece? What are your questions for Yanis and John?

Send your questions in advance to

We look forward to seeing you there,

The Trade Union Coordinating Group