Star date: 6th September 2014
BIG ANTI AUSTERITY MARCH IN MANCHESTER DEMANDS CHANGE
"The union movement will not forget that it was New Labour that built the bridges that the Tories now walk over" Dave Prentis, UNISON General Secretary
After over one thousand people had marched through Manchester demanding an end to austerity, UNISON General secretary Dave Prentis threatened the Labour Party leadership with the "price" of its members' support... "if they want our people to vote, it won't be just because they don't like the Tories, they have got to have a vision of a better, fairer society".
Announcing a ballot of 350,000 UNISON health workers to take industrial action in October, Prentis added: "That is the start of our campaign which will run and run and run until this austerity agenda is kicked out into the gutter where it belongs..."
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