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Birmingham N30 Strike photos part 1

monkey_wrench | 30.11.2011 18:37 | Public sector cuts | Social Struggles | Workers' Movements | Birmingham

Thousands take to the streets of Birmingham as part of the N30 strikes. Unions object to government plans to make their members pay 50% more and work up to eight years longer in order to get pensions that are worth a third less.

Birmingham City Council had tried to sabotage the event by demanding that the organisers pay over £8000 to cover costs The march went ahead anyway with a very low police presence. The march started at 11:30 in Lionel Street Car Park and ended at the NIA