Category Archives: Lambeth


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SLPA at Lambeth Country Show, 19 & 20 July

South London People’s Assembly will be joining the Union Village at the Lambeth Country show on the weekend of 19 & 20 July in Brockwell Park. The Union Village is hosted by Lambeth Trades Council and at it there will be speakers including local campaigners and strikers, national campaigners, children’s events, videos, prizes. The Lambeth country […]


Ritzy Cinema mass protest against strikebreaking, Sunday 20 July

On Sunday from 4:30pm The Ritzy workers are striking for the 11th time and have chosen this time because Picturehouse Cinemas are live-streaming Monty Python Live from the O2.For the first time the company have decided to try and keep the cinema open and strike break.So we, The Ritzy Workers, are calling for a peaceful, noisy mass […]

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Lambeth College Principal threatens to axe disabled students’ courses

LAMBETH College’s principal stooped to a new low yesterday, threatening to close services for disabled students if workers strike in the coming school year. Mark Silverman outdid himself with his callous disregard for staff and students, stating in a letter that he would axe courses for those with learning difficulties as well as English as […]


5 ways to support the Lambeth College Strike

1.  Sign the online petition & send your messages and pics to theWall of Support. 2. Write to Mark Silverman, the college principal  - msilverman@lambethcollege.ac.uk 3. Write to Bev Jullien, the chair of the college governors - bev.jullien@lsbu.ac.uk 4. Write to your local MPs, expressing your concerns about the situation in the college. If you live outside Lambeth, then […]


Lambeth College Strike Statement

STATEMENT: The fight continues Our negotiators met with management this week. All efforts were made on the union’s part to reach an agreement that would bring the dispute to an end. Unfortunately, management put forward a proposal that shows very little movement on the new contracts. A branch meeting this afternoon voted overwhelmingly to reject management’s […]


Interview with a Ritzy Cinema Striker

Staff at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton have been taking regular strike action in their fight for the London Living Wage. The Ritzy is owned by Picturehouse Cinemas - part of Cineworld, the largest cinema chain in Europe. Last Sunday was the campaign’s 8th strike day. I spoke to Nia Hughes, BECTU branch secretary at the Ritzy, about […]


Lambeth College Strike Fundraiser – Gimme some education – 27 June 2014

Lambeth College Strike Fundraiser – Gimme some education 27 June 2014   Lambeth College UCU and Unison are proud to announce Gimme Some Education – Live fundraising event Fowokan Common Denominator Grantby Zero Hrs Friday 27 June at the Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 9HD Click here for the Lambeth College Strike website