Activists campaign around the country for a fairer economy
Campaigners around the country answered our call for a national Day of Action for our campaign The Feeling’s Mutual for a fairer economy and the re-mutualisation of Northern Rock. Take a look at some of the photos from cities up and down the UK.
In Catford, South London, campaigners handed out the campaign ‘cheques’ to shoppers and asked Lewisham residents to sign a petition calling for a cap on the cost of credit as a way of regulating ‘legal loan sharks’.
In Scotland, Labour & Co-operative MP Tom Greatrex joined the Scottish Executive Committee of the Co-operative Party in Kirkcaldy, Fife, promoting the campaign with giant versions of the TFM cheque.
In Milton Keynes, Labour & Co-operative Parliamentary Spokesperson Andrew Pakes led a team of activists outside a branch of Northern Rock in the town centre, speaking to shoppers about a fairer banking system.
In Cambridge, students from the University’s Labour & Co-operative Club and local members held a street stall, getting signatures for a petition calling on George Osborne to halt the sale of Northern Rock and promoting the Co-operative Party.
In Kent, students and Co-operative Party members also joined forces to talk to shoppers about the campaign. In Hammersmith, West London, the Labour Party promoted the campaign as part of their regular door to door campaigning, speaking to residents about the need for a local credit union to provide affordable savings and loans.