Notts Save Out Services was launched on Monday 29th September 2010 following the packed public meeting at the Mechanics Institute in Nottingham on the 22nd and a follow up meeting at the ICC on the 27th.
We aim to inspire workers, service users, claimants and anyone else affected to get together and take action to defend services, jobs and welfare in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. And we hope you’ll join us!
We aim to support meetings, demonstrations, industrial action, social events and general acts of rebellion against the government’s plans.
We hope you will be inspire to act whereever you are.
Who was involved with the pre-launch meeting on the 27th?
22 people participated. These included members of unions: UCU (higher education), RMT (transport), NUT (schools) and NUS (student union), Unison and the IWW (Instrustrial Workers of the World). Participants were employed and/or studying, unemployed and retired. They were socialists, communists and anarchists in various parties and organisations, and individuals. Some had been recently been made redundant, some threatened more immediately by the cuts, others with family members being affected by services closures or privatisations. The name of the campaign was agreed at the meeting. The offical launch date is 29th September, the date of the first Press Release.