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Public Sector Unions March Through Brighton

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Traffic in Brighton and Hove Ground to a halt as 2,000 people marched through the City centre as the public sector unions protested against Government cuts.

The march started from Hove Hall Town at 10.30 am Thursday 10th July

March started from Hove Town Hall
March started from Hove Town Hall

 

Labour’s Nancy Platts turned out to support the unions……

 

Nancy Platts Labour PPC Brighton Kemptown
Nancy Platts Labour PPC Brighton Kemptown

 

The local Labour Party had the most colourful banner…….

 

Labour Party supporters
Labour Party supporters

 

The marchers set off along Western Road towards Churchill Square. It was good natured to start with but…..

 

March along western Road towards Churchill Sq.
March along western Road towards Churchill Sq.

 

By Churchill Square a number of shoppers shouted;

Go back to work. You are lucky to have a job.

At the top of North Street tempers boiled over and one marcher stepped out of the line to confront a shocked onlooker but Police quickly defused the situation.

 

Incident near Clock Tower
Incident near Clock Tower

 

After going down North Street the march progressed onwards towards the Level.

 

Peaceful majority march down North St
Peaceful majority march down North St

 

 

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