Disabled People Against Cuts launch local group

Article published: Thursday, March 19th 2015

A new branch of Disabled People Against Cuts will be launching this week in Manchester. The activist group are holding their first meeting on Thursday 19th March at Manchester Deaf Centre to kickstart a campaign against the government’s welfare reforms and the Work Capability Assessment (WCA).

Sleep out against bedroom tax in Manchester and Bolton

Article published: Saturday, August 24th 2013

Anti—bedroom tax campaigners in Manchester and Bolton are sleeping on the streets for one night to draw attention to the threat of homelessness due to the government’s welfare reforms.

Lobby tomorrow of government bedroom tax boss at national housing conference

Article published: Wednesday, June 26th 2013

A chief architect of the government’s workfare reforms, Baron David Freud, will be lobbied tomorrow by campaigners opposed to the hated Bedroom Tax ahead of his speech to the national Housing 2013 conference held in Manchester.

EDL dwarfed by bedroom tax demo

Article published: Saturday, June 1st 2013

Just 60 members of far right organisation the English Defence League (EDL) took to the streets of Manchester today in one of several marches across the country widely condemned as an attempt to exploit the murder of Middleton soldier Lee Rigby.

Bedroom tax campaigns gear up as Manchester and Salford march once more

Article published: Sunday, April 21st 2013

Manchester and Salford campaigners marched once more against the bedroom tax as demonstrators heard of growing anger at the government’s attack on welfare.

Manchester and Salford set to march against the Bedroom Tax

Article published: Friday, April 19th 2013

Residents marching against the hated bedroom tax will hold another demo tomorrow on the steps of Manchester’s town hall.

VIDEO: Tenants’ group plan bedroom tax boycott as hundreds rally

Article published: Sunday, March 31st 2013

Up to 500 people rallied in Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens this Saturday to protest the introduction of the government’s hated “bedroom tax”.