Workers and residents vow to Battle for Bootle at public meeting

Several dozen Bootle workers and residents voiced their determination to fight for jobs and the local community at a recent public meeting held at Bootle Town Hall.

The meeting was called to formally launch the ‘Battle for Bootle’ campaign, which was initiated by Bootle branches of the PCS union. The campaign is a response to plans by HM Revenue & Customs to close all 170 of its offices in favour of 13 regional hubs, which the union says will cost thousands of jobs. Continue reading Workers and residents vow to Battle for Bootle at public meeting

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Defend jobs, defend Bootle – public meeting

The newly launched Battle For Bootle campaign is holding a public meeting in Bootle Town Hall at 6.30pm on Wednesday 16 December.

Following on from the recent announcement that HM Revenue & Customs is closing all of its offices in the Bootle area, as part of a wider move to new ‘regional centres’, there is an urgent need to discuss how we can fight back against this decision. Continue reading Defend jobs, defend Bootle – public meeting