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AXE THE BEDROOM TAX ERIC PICKLES GREATER MANCHESTER PROTEST
 

Star date: 21st June 2014

ERIC PICKLES MEETS AXE THE BEDROOM TAX

Axe The Bedroom Tax Protest
Thursday 26th June 11:30am-1:30pm
GMex, Manchester

This Thursday, Tory Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles is to address the CIH Housing Conference at Manchester Conference Centre (GMex) and the Anti Bedroom Tax Federation for Greater Manchester has called a mass protest outside to greet him…

Full details here…


Axe The Bedroom Tax Protest GMex Axe The Bedroom Tax Protest GMex
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Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has been instrumental in supporting the hated Bedroom Tax, which has led to misery for thousands of the country's poorest people.

This Thursday, 26th June he arrives in Manchester to address the CIH Housing Conference – and the Anti Bedroom Tax Federation for Greater Manchester will welcome him with a protest outside Manchester Conference Centre (GMex).

Joining the protest will be Salford Against The Bedroom Tax. Over five thousand Salford people in social housing have been affected by the Bedroom Tax, with over 40% of them now pushed into rent arrears due to the extra burden.

Maria Brabiner, from Salford Against The Bedroom Tax, told the crowd at a demo recently that she treated the Bedroom Tax as a war situation…

 "My mum and her generation survived World War 2 by rationing food and heating…that's what people have to do now. This Government has declared war on its own people…the whole of the working class are the enemy. It's ideology and it's disgusting."

Eric Pickles has a tax payer funded second home and gets subsidised food at the expense of the tax payer. Meanwhile, under the ConDem Government, more food banks are opening up every week as the demand rockets from people who can't feed themselves. Latest figures also show that Salford has the second highest level of homelessness in Greater Manchester.

The Anti Bedroom Tax Federation for Greater Manchester is calling for as many people as possible to join the protest this Thursday…

Axe The Bedroom Tax Protest
Thursday 26th June 11:30am-1:30pm
Manchester Conference Centre (GMex)

For further details see www.nobedroomtax.co.uk

See also Salford Star article on last year's protest outside the CIH Housing Conference – click here

David cameron wrote
at 20:06:51 on 26 June 2014
The spare bedroom reduction payment was brought in to find under used housing stock,/// THE REST IS CENSORED because it is deemed anti socialist./// into this once great country.
 
Sid wrote
at 20:42:14 on 25 June 2014
Gonna be great to see Pickles running down the A6 back to London. Perhaps Mayor Greedy could give him a lift in his camper van ?
 
shaun bates wrote
at 12:39:52 on 22 June 2014
Be careful he doesn't do a runner like another mp did. There will be a lot of angry people there. Hope you get your answers.
 
will latham wrote
at 12:39:47 on 22 June 2014
The Pickles brief has been to promote localism which in Tory districts like Basildon means giving the local authority more power over planning matters to resist government oversight....making it possible to do more profitable deals with developers.His department frequently brief the right wing press with stories about the EU trying to force us to do things their way against our wishes when in fact the EU are merely making recommendations they suggest might benefit all the member States.His (not so secret) agenda is to oppose European Union.
 
Damien wrote
at 12:39:05 on 22 June 2014
The bloated tory filth will have no interest at all in ending the Bedroom Tax . Pickles is an ardent supporter of it . The tory filth are not interested in the hardship and suffering their rightfully hated tax has caused . The only way to end this is to fight the tory filth as we fought the poll tax , which ended that thing thatcher's hated premiership . I wish the protesters well .
 
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