A nice welcome to the Tories. A carnival atmosphere with dhol drummers, a colliery band, the lad with the drum tattoo and vuvuzelas galore – noise, colour and multicultural – Cameron take note – this is the genuine expression of One Nation politics!
Birmingham NUT and Birmingham Against the Cuts gathered on the High Street to ensure that anyone who hadn’t heard of the change of location would still be able to take part in the demo, and we were joined by students from BCU, Aston and the University of Birmingham on the way to Victoria Square which made this a little education feeder march of around a hundred people with “No Ifs! No Buts! No Education Cuts” ringing out along New Street.
We joined up with the TUC to march to Broad Street and back, as always the police had 10ft solid steel barriers erected to prevent anyone coming anywhere near the conference itself, with a rally held in Victoria Square.
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