“Something in the water…….?”
Last Thursday over two hundred six form students marched to the offices of MP Mike Freer last night in a protest over the decision to allow university tuition fees to rise. You can read the report online here.
The previous week a large delegation of students from Middlesex University travelled down to central London to protest about the university tuition fees increases.
The previous months a number of sheltered housing residents (average age 70 y/o) protested outside Hendon Town hall as they began their campaign to oppose the removal of their wardens.
Over the last two months Barnet residents have been running community stalls at the weekends and leafleting streets in Barnet opposing cuts & privatisation proposals.
On 23 September 250 residents and staff turned up at the launch of Barnet Alliance of Public Services
In the last six weeks almost 4,000 people have signed the Save our Libraries petition.
In the past few months 500 council staff attended two Lobbies at Hendon Town Hall
Is there something in the drinking water or are Barnet residents and staff finally waking up to the implications of the Spending Review?