May 15th 2009
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“We appreciate that some people are
disillusioned by politicians, however, we cannot allow apathy with the system,
or anger about MPs’ expenses to let the BNP in on 4 June. The BNP has racist
policies which play on peoples’ fears. It is absolutely vital that people turn
out to vote against the BNP and their lies and misinformation in the Euro
Trade unionists are holding street
stalls, raising awareness in their workplaces and branches, and leafleting train
stations on Friday 15 May. Trade unions participating in the STUC action
include, UNISON, the Public and Commercial Services Union, Unite the
The following activity is taking place:
12.00pm – 2.00pm.
Leafleting outside 4pm – 5pm.
Princes Street (east end, beside Wellington Statue)
11.00am – 3.00pm.
High Street, 12noon – 2pm
The Cross, 12.30pm – 1.30pm
On Saturday Dumfries Trades Union
Council will be in
Trade unions will be:
· Encouraging people to ensure they are registered to vote in the Euro Elections, the deadline for registering is Tuesday 19 May.
· Urging people to turn out to vote against the BNP on 4 June.
For further information:
Mary Senior, STUC 0141 337 8100 or 07976 515 039.
or go to