Thursday 17 October 2013

Greens get behind the striking teachers

Thousands of teachers were on strike today over changes in pay, pensions and conditions of service. I joined in the protest after a quick call to Vanessa Feltz's BBC Radio Show (first call after news

The Green Party placard above got lost of attention and rounds of applause from teachers showing the potential for support we have out there. Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, joined the march and Caroline Lucas MP, addressed a rally of strikers.

Teachers crowd outside the Emmanuel Centre which was already overflowing
A lot of support for today;s strike came from parents

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