Speakers asserting the Right To Protest in Parliament 8th September

Tuesday 6 September 2011

The meeting will start at 10am.  Access to committee room 6 is through security via St Stephen’s entrance (no 7 on the map  you can see here.)

There will be plenty time for discussion after opening observations from participants with grounded experience from a range of protest movements, including those listed below:

Weyman Bennett, Joint Secretary, Unite Against Fascism (http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1371724_antifascist_protesters_to_avoid_charges_after_edl_clash)

Ray Davies, Gaza Protestor, and Labour Councillor for Caerphilly County Borough

Matt Foot,  Human Rights lawyer who represents protestors

Sue Matthews, mother of Alfie Meadows, student injured in protests and then charged

Members of Parliament including Bolton’s Julie Hilling MP and David Crausby MP, with apologies from Yasmin Kureshi MP

Dr Rhetta Moran, justice4bolton, NUJ member

Michael Oswald, Bhatt Murphy Solicitor, enabling civil actions

Nina Power, Defend the Right to Protest Campaign

Caroline Ridgeway, UNISON member and Bolton eye witness

Mike Schwarz, Bindmans solicitor, whose case exposed PC Kennedy, an undercover police officer

Bryan Simpson, student activist resisting criminalisation

UK Uncut

There will be wheelchairs at security  for anyone who  needs them.


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