Rotherham Against the Cuts Public Meeting:
Thursday, 14th July 2011, 7:30pm, Bridge Inn.
Chair: Martin Hickman (RAC Sec.)
Speakers: Gavin Stevenson, Ralph Dyson.
Around 20 people attended. Gavin reported on the activities of Barnsley Students around the strikes of 30th June, highlighting the importance of involving young people in RAC and anti-cuts movements in general.
Ralph reported on the activites he was involved with on the 30th June, including picketing, speaking at RAC rally in Rotherham town Centre and marching in Sheffield. Ralph highlighted the importance of continuing to build RAC.
Many contributions from the floor restated RAC's commitment to making links with Trade Unions and students, whilst also making attempts to contact community groups and workers on the frontline, facing the cuts.
Next meeting confirmed for the 26th July at the Bridge Inn.