A huge turnout this bitterly cold evening for the anti-cuts protest marking Camden council’s cabinet budget meeting.
Some 500 people were packed on both sides of the pavement outside the Council chambers. There were many young protesters – among them big turnouts of users passionately seeking to defend the Winch (a project with a fascinating history), Plot 10 (in Somers Town), Fortune Green Play Centre, and Three Acres Play Service (some of whom were a dab hand at the megaphone).
Green Party Cllr Maya de Souza addressed the crowd. She vowed locally to particularly defend services for the most vulnerable in our community, including the young, the old and those suffering from mental illness.
The Green Party nationally is fighting hard against the cuts.
And many young protesters had a simple message for the council…
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