Regional protests against sanctions planned for national day of action

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As previously announced on this site, Unite Community is planning a national day of protest against benefit sanctions on 19th March, and the aim to achieve 100 actions across the country. Plans are progressing well in our region to make this a successful day.

Details of planned protests

There are are now plans for 10 areas in the region.

1)Teesside Anti Sanctions Protest March 19th 12 o’clock
Jobcentre Plus
Employment Centre , Town Centre
Address: 79 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough TS1 2BA

2) Grimsby Anti Sanctions Protest March 19th 12 o’clock
Rally at Riverside Square

3)Barnsley Anti Sanctions Protest
Meet Barnsley Town Centre (Out Side Boots the Chemist 34-40 Cheapside,
Barnsley S70 1RT) at 12.15 pm, For Protests at various Town Centre Locations.

4)Huddersfield
No sanctions for claimants!!
No sanctions for staff!!
Demonstration against benefit sanctions
Thursday March 19th
12 midday
Upperhead Row (Near the Bus Station)
Huddersfield

5)Newcastle
Meet 12 O’clock
Newcastle City Jobcentre Plus,
1 Cathedral Square,
Mosley Street,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NE1 1EE.

6)Leeds Unite Community Anti Sanctions Demo
Meet 12 O’Clock
Address: 64 Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LH
(Outside Body Shop) For protests at various Town Centre Locations.
Bring Friends, Banners, Flags, Music, Noise and Imagination!

7)Sunderland Protest 12 pm to 2 pm
60-66 John Street
Sunderland
United Kingdom
SR1 1QT

8)Doncaster Protest
Doncaster Crossgate House,
Wood Street
Doncaster DN1 3LL
11 am to 1pm

9)Selby Anti Sanctions Demo
Unite the Union Anti Sanctions Demo
12 Noon Outside
The Selby Job Centre
Flaxley Road
YO8 3BH

10)Sheffield No to Sanctions
Meet 12 noon at Hartshead Square S1 2FD outside Atos Assessment Centre for protests at various city centre locations
No Sanctions for Claimants, No Targets for Staff

Materials for protest

The following materials will also be available on the day:

Sanctions stickers

How to deal with sanctions

Stop benefit sanctions placards

Day of action A5 for the Public

Petition

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