L&SE Action

Dear Colleague,
Please find below details of campaigns, events and activities in the London and South East region.

You are receiving this because you are either a branch officer, regional committee member or a NEC member based in our region. Please promote these events amongst your members and use them to support your workplace organising activities.

London, East and South East regional TUC sub-committee nominations
The London, East & South East (LESE) Region of the TUC co-ordinates the work of affiliated trade unions in the region, supports regional campaigns/activity, encourages joint working and builds solidarity across unions. Branch Briefing L&SE/BB/16/19 invited branches to make up to five nominations to represent our region on the LESE TUC Regional Council and their 11 sub committees by 5:00 pm on Friday 31 May 2019.

Ask your MP to sign the Interserve/Foreign & Commonwealth Office early day motion
PCS members working for the outsourced contractor Interserve at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office were forced to take two, very well supported days of action on the 1 and 2 May over the company’s attempt to rip up their terms and conditions. Please support the next step in our campaign by asking your MP to sign this Early Day Motion #2346

Sign the petition calling for an investigation and independent panel inquiry into the death of 7 year old Zane
Zane died in his home on 8 February 2014, a day after his home in Chertsey was hit by severe floods. There is evidence to suggest the cause of Zane’s death was hydrogen cyanide, a toxic gas that can lurk in unregulated landfill - like the one by Zane’s house - released from the ground by mixing with floodwater. Sign the petition here

Sign the petition calling for an independent public inquiry into the Windrush scandal
PCS believes there should be an independent public inquiry into the Windrush scandal and the injustices faced by multi-generations and other communities who came to the UK from Commonwealth countries. Please sign the government petition calling for this here

London Renters Union film screening and fundraiser by LUX
Wednesday 15 May 2019: 19:00 – 21:00. DIY Space for London, 96-108 Ormside St, London, SE15 1TF
A screening of ‘The Dilapidated Dwelling’ by Patrick Keiller. An examination of the house in advanced economies, the UK in particular. A fictional researcher (with the voice of Tilda Swinton) returns from a 20-year absence in the Arctic to find that, although the UK is one of the most electronic of the advanced economies, its houses are the most dilapidated in Western Europe. The screening is free for London Renters Union members. Non members can join at the door or make a small donation.

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