Saturday, 4 June 2016

'Bursaries or Bust' protest, Whitehall, London

Southern & Eastern Region of the Trades Union Congress
John Partington from the Reading Trades Union Council joined approximately 1000 other protestors from SERTUC, the National Health Action Party, Unison, the Royal College of Nursing and other organisations for the ‘Bursaries or Bust’ protest on Whitehall, opposite Downing Street, London, on 4 June 2016.

National Health Action Party

Lambeth NHS
Speakers included the fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood, and the NUS President-elect, Malia Bouattia.

Vivienne Westwood at the 'Bursaries or Bust' protest

NUS president-elect Malia Bouattia at the 'Bursaries or Bust' protest

The rally was protesting against government proposals to abolish bursaries for student nurses, despite the shortage of nurses suffered by the NHS.


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