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Budget protest at County Hall

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On Wednesday 13th November, Notts County Unison held a protest at County Hall against the cuts being proposed at Nottinghamshire County Council.

The council reverted to Labour control in May, but this has made little difference to the austerity programme in the county which continues apace.

Libcom: Unison officials spy on their own activists

As it is announced that the majority of Unison members have voted in line with the union's recommendation to accept the new pensions deal, libcom.org has obtained a leaked e-mail from a senior Unison official instructing organisers to spy on branches and individual activists who campaigned for a no vote.

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Protest against Notttingham City Council budget

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On Monday 5th March, Nottingham City Council met to set its budget for 2012-13. Following the pattern set last year, the council has decided to moan about how nasty central government cuts are but pass them onto the people of Nottingham anyway. Angered by their spinelessness, Notts SOS and Nottingham City Unison held a protest in the Market Square from 12.30pm.

Protest against Notts County Council budget

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On Thursday 23rd February, Nottinghamshire County Council met to debate and vote on its budget for 2012-13. Following from previous years, this will see millions slashed from the budget and further job cuts.

The council meeting began at 10am, while the protest kicked-off at 12.30pm.

Protest Nottingham City Council Budget

March 05, 2012 12:30

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Old Market Square, Nottingham

Protest Notts County Council Budget

February 23, 2012 12:30

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County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7QP

N30: County Hall pickets report

County Hall is the HQ of Tory-run Nottinghamshire County Council, led by the appropriately named Kay Cutts. As public sector unions took action in defence of their pensions on November 30th, it was just one of the hundreds of picketed building across the country.

Notts Unison: Lobby of Notts County Council

On Wednesday May 4th, Notts County Unison organised a small lobby at short notice outside County Hall where the cabinet was to meet.

Mark Howard the Notts Branch Chair said, "This morning we highlighted the plight of 8 disabled care homes 'partnership homes', The forced redundancies of the Play workers and the coming attacks on our pensions. Even with short notice we can still muster a presence t…

Notts County Council workers strike against cuts

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On Thursday 24th February, Unison members at Nottinghamshire County Council were out on strike against £150 million budget cuts. The strike was timed to coincide with the council meeting where the budget was to be set. The union also organised a march across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall.

Nottinghamshire is the first council in the UK to experience strike action in respon…

Notts County Council Strike: 2 Rally & Speeches

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Thursday February 24th 

Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march meeting on the Victoria Embankment ar 11.00am and marching across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall in West Bridgford.

 

Notts County Council Strike: 1 The March

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Thursday February 24th 

Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march meeting on the Victoria Embankment ar 11.00am and marching across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall in West Bridgford.

Notts County Council strike: rally

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On February 24th Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike, to coincide with this the union organised a march across Trent Bridge and a rally in front of County Hall.

Notts County Council strike: March

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On February 24th Nottinghamshire County Council met to set its budget. Unison members at the council were on strike and the union also organised a march and rally.

Notts County Council workers on strike

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On Thursday 24 February, Unison members at Nottinghamshire County Council were out on strike against £150 million budget cuts. The strike was timed to coincide with the council meeting where the budget was to be set.

Lobby Notts County Council

February 24, 2011 11:00

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County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP

Assemble at the Embankment war memorial at 10am for an 11am start of a march to County Hall across Trent Bridge to lobby until 1pm, on the day the full council meets to set its Council Tax budget.

Protest city council care charges

December 21, 2010 12:30

Old Market Square, Nottingham

County Hall Lobby

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On Thursday 9th December, Notts County Unison held a small protest outside County Hall.

County Hall anti-cuts protest

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On Thursday October 21st, Notts County Unison organised a demonstration at County Hall, West Bridgford against the cuts advocated by the Tory-led authority. Coming the day after the Coalition Government's "Comprehensive Spending Review," the event attracted around 500 people, a mixture of council workers, service users, campaigners and local residents.

Unison Demo Re: cuts for school support staff

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4.00pm Monday 18th October, Market Square, Nottingham



Say no to pay cuts for school support staff. Around 5-600 gathered to protest these cuts.

: Unison on Notts County Council cuts

Unison are vocal in their condemnation of the cuts announced yesterday by Tory-run Nottinghamshire County Council. What they're rather less clear on is what (if anything) they're proposing to do about it. Dave Prentis states, quite correctly, "People must campaign against these cuts," but there's no mention of industrial action, let alone strikes.