London rally and lobby of MPs against the Trade Union Bill: November 2nd 2015

Published October 20, 2015 at 17:13

UNISON Blackburn with Darwen has been invited to join other union members from across the UK for a rally and lobby of MPs against the controversial Trade Union Bill.

The trade unions think MPs should be focusing on the real problems this country faces, not undermining people’s right to be supported at work. That’s why thousands of people are going to parliament to talk to their MPs on November 2.

At 12.30pm, people will arrive at Central Hall Westminster (Storey’s Gate, London, SW1H 9NH) and enter the Great Hall where UNISON learning staff will be there to help.

A rally will take place from 1-3.30pm with lobbying in parliament starting at 2pm.

Throughout the afternoon groups will go over to the House of Commons to meet with their MPs to explain why they should vote against the bill.

It is best to contact your MP in advance by calling 0207 219 3000 to make an appointment.

How to get to Central Hall Westminster

Central Hall Westminster is located on Storey’s Gate, across the road from the Houses of Parliament and can be accessed in different ways.

Underground

St James’ Park station – Circle and District lines Westminster station – Jubilee, Circle and District lines Victoria station – Victoria, Circle and District lines British Rail

Walking distance from Victoria, Charing Cross and Westminster mainline stations.

Buses

11, 24, 148 and 211 pass the door. 3, 12, 53, 53x, 87, 88, 109, 159 and 453 stop nearby.

Car parking

Public car parks operate in Abington Street, Horseferry Road, Rochester Row and Semley Place. There is also parking adjacent to the building on Tothill Street and Matthew Parker Street.

If you have any disability or access requirements, email Ben Kind – b.kind@unison.co.uk in advance.

For more information, contact unisonbranch@blackburn.gov.uk

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