Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton – photos

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall

A lively crowd gathered outside Lambeth Town Hall this evening to protest against the huge cuts that Lambeth Council are proposing for a second year running.

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

The action was part of a nationwide protest taking place outside Town Halls around the UK (including Southwark and Lewisham), and was supported by a wide variety of groups.

These included Disabled People Against the Cuts, Lambeth Pensioners Action Group, Lambeth Defend Council Housing, Lambeth TUC, Lambeth UNION, GMB, NUT, PCS, UCU, RMT (London Region), UK uncut and, of course urban75!

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

Campaigners were voicing their displeasure at Lambeth’s weak attempts to resist the cuts, and also protesting against the coalition government’s austerity measures that are being forced on communities around the country.

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

Against the Cuts! Protest outside Lambeth Town Hall, Brixton

To find out more about the issues, check out lambethsaveourservices.org/