Today's protest outside the town hall was similar. We had good support from the Green Party and Sheffield Pensioners Action Group as well as some other groups and some supporters who haven't been able to come to meetings for a while made a big effort to turn up. It was also good to welcome some new supporters.
We have designed a pledge which says:
- fight for the NHS to remain as a publicly owned service true to its founding principles,
- oppose the introduction of competition particularly from the profit-making sector and
- resist cuts which threaten a comprehensive service with access for all according to need, not ability to pay.
We'll be going to the SACA workshop on 31st March to discuss how we can build this up on a regional basis, and nationally as well.