I’m afraid to say that this month’s Stump Watch has had to be called off due to industrial action.
So here, instead, are a few snaps of the march and rally in Leicester. I have to say that, as someone who’s never been on a demonstration in my life before, that I found it all rather bracing, and I’d quite like to do it again. And no doubt I shall have to.
Here are some fat public sector cats “itching for a fight” -
And here is a young teacher (whose name I didn’t make a note of, unfortunately) addressing the rally in the Athena Theatre. As you can probably see, the theatre was all done up for some kind of ice-themed Christmas event, which created the curious impression, as we were going in, that we were going in to meet Father Christmas (probably not G. Osborne in disguise).
And last on the bill - by which time, I’m afraid to say, almost everyone had sloped off home or to the pub – the Red Leicester Choir, with their ever-popular rendition of “The Internationale“. A bit cheesy, but rousing …