Why Shadow Chancellor is coming to Croydon Assembly on Saturday

Labour’s Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell explains why he is coming to be the key speak at Saturday’s Croydon Assembly.
“The Croydon Assembly is part of a process of regenerating our democracy by bringing people together from across the community to discuss common issues and to put forward policies and proposals to create a fairer, more equal society. Assemblies and similar gatherings are springing up around the country and that shows that people will grab at an opportunity to be involved in shaping their future.”
Also speaking are Christine Blower, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers and Andrew Fisher, author of the “Failed Experiment” about the Tories’ austerity policies.
The main business of the Assembly is to discuss the draft Manifesto which working groups have put together. We’ll break out into smaller groups where you’ll have the chance to put forward ideas, amendments and proposals to improve the draft which will be available when you sign in.
Just to remind you of the venue: Ruskin House, 23 Coombe Road, CRO 1BD.
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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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