Birmingham Trades Union Council are holding a Saltley Gate 40th Anniversary Rally at 11am Friday 10th February at the site Near Saltley Gate Roundabout.
Speakers from the Strike and Current Struggles including Arthur Scargill and Tony Burke, Unite AGS – plus a performance by the Banner Theatre
We are commemorating the day that 30,000 Birmingham Trade Unionists went on strike in support of the National Union of Mineworkers in their bid for fair pay.
15,000 engineering workers picketed to close the gates of the last remaining open fuel depot – Saltley.
The blockade forced police to close the gates.
Come and Bring your Banners & Placards and See the Story of the Day by clicking the link.
When Workers Unite WE CAN WIN !
Anyone directly involved at the time, please contact us ASAP
Mary Pearson – BTUC Vice President
Tel: 0121 773 8683 Mob: 07970174167
7.30pm Friday 10th February, Banner Theatre perform part of their ‘Saltley Gate Show and Fighting the Cuts’ at the Library Theatre, Chamberlain Square
Birmingham Mail.net report here