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Burston strike school rally – Sunday 1 September 2013
Location Church Green, Burston, near Diss, Norfolk IP22 5TP
Annual rally to celebrate the longest strike in history: Schoolchildren ‘went on strike’ in 1914 to support their teachers, sacked by the rural squirarchy for organising agricultural workers.
The programme for 2013 was:
Lesley Mercer TUC President
Bob Crow RMT General Secretary
Steve Turner Unite Policy Director
Richard Howitt MEP
Beth Davies NUT President
RMT Brass Band
Megan Dobney TUC Regional Secretary, Southern & Eastern Region
Pilgrim Tucker Unite Community Organiser