In these dark days of Tory misrule it was exhilerating to join thousands of striking teachers and other workers on the London march to Downing Street today. Bearing in mind this was just a London march, with other marches taking place regionally, the numbers were impressive and showed the depth of feeling of union members.
Beyond the many humorous placards the mood was of steely determination. This could be a prolonged and escalating action.
Police blocked off Whiteall for no apparent reason when half the march was already there
Writers' Union placard