Action Points: North East People’s Assembly Planning Meeting – 17th July – Quilliams Teahouse, Newcastle

North East People’s Assembly Planning Meeting

17th July, Quilliams Teahouse, Newcastle

Action points from previous meetings can be found here

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Attending – Tony D, Matthew G, Jonathan P, Tony P, Martin L, Fran P, Joan H & Peter B.

Apologies – Alex S & Clare H.

Action Points


North Tyneside PA Report:

Very good meeting, well attended, got a pledge of £260 from Unite branch. Tyneside Safety glass won their strike days later.

NHS Stall in Jarrow: Very good, good cooperation from all involved (STPA, Labour, PSA & 999) Local MP appeared.

Durham Miners Gala: A lot of leaflets handed out, sold out of revolting rabbits. Could have done with a few more dedicated people.

10th July Strike rally: lots of leaflets handed out.



21st July – North Tyneside People’s Assembly Meeting, Magnesia Bank, North Shields

8th August – Sunderland NHS Public Meeting, Age UK, Sunderland.

13th August – Sunderland Fundraiser for 999 for NHS, Independent, Sunderland.

15th August – South Tyneside 999 NHS Public Meeting, Alberta Club, Jarrow.


North East People’s Assembly – 1st November:

Joan updated those present on the latest line-up of the evening show, presented suggestions for further acts.

Working group to meet on 30th July at 6:30pm at Quilliams

Plenary Speaker Suggestions: Salma Yaqoob, Russell Brand?


Jonathan to take 100 leaflets to hand out at Young Labour meetings

Matthew to take 200 to give out in South Tyneside

Joan to take 200 to Whitley Bay and NTPA meeting

Tony P to take a ‘wedge’ and take some to Hexham (Matthew to send Hexham PA details to Tony P)

Martin to also take some to the City Library

Peter to also take some to the Linskill Centre, North Tyneside

Jonathan to take some on the coach to Gaza demo

People to leave leaflets at The Stand Comedy Club, Bar Loco and pubs/clubs

Tony P to take some leaflets to Durham PA and People’s Bookshop

Joan to hand some to Jazz Café

Theresa & Lilliana handed some out at the Ousburn Festvial

Beth Farhat to hand some out

Jonathan to send e version to Jude KD

Agreed to use #NEPA14 for any tweet/Facebook posts to do with Nov 1st




October 28th TUC Demo:

No train booked for demo, encouraged to block book train seats

Possibility of booking a coach with TUC and/or Unite Community

Possibility of TUC speaking tour around the region (rally?)


National Assembly – Saturday 13th September:

Matthew G & Joan to provisionally attend

Info to be put online


Collection – £10




Book your tickets now for the North East People’s Assembly Conference 2014 at Northern Stage, Newcastle:


About farmerg13

22, Media Production Graduate (Sunderland Uni) from Hebburn, South Tyneside. North East Peoples Assembly and Coalition of Resistance Media & Communications Officer. Active in Hebburn South Labour Party. Admin of this blog, opinionated is putting it mildly. NUFC fan. Follow me @farmerg13
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