Jobs, Education, Peace: Protest at Labour Party Conference

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'Jobs, Education, Peace' - the demands set by the protest. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

27th Sep, 2009: While Labour began its Party conference, Brighton seafront hosted thousands of people calling for ‘Jobs, Education and Peace’. The national protest, supported by major trade unions and left-wing parties, also ran under the banner ‘Rage Against New Labour’. The protest passed without interference from police, and caused minimal disruption to the city.

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In solidarity with Visteon, Vestas, and other workers' occupations this year. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

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Tax the rich and give welfare to all, speakers demanded. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

 

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Police outside the Labour Party Conference, at the Brighton Centre. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

 

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Speakers from Unite Against Fascism drew the link between Labours' public spending cuts and the rise of the BNP. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

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Two photographers run from the charging protest. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

 

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Protestors charge across Brighton seafront. Photo © Josh Jones 2009

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