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March against NHS cuts in Manchester

Across Greater Manchester cuts and closures in the NHS are being opposed from Trafford, Wigan, and Bolton. The Manchester march will be supported by health campaigners from across the region.

We are not just fighting to save our Accident and Emergency unit in Bolton, we are part of the fight to save all the units and all of our hospitals.'

– Karen Reissman, nurse and trades unionist, Unison.

North West marches against cuts

Campaigners will join trades unionists on the streets of Liverpool and Manchester in co-ordinated demonstrations in response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today

Council budgets for cities like Manchester and Liverpool, which have already suffered with thousands of jobs slashed and vital services shut, are now facing further cuts due to the Chancellor's announcements.

– Mark Krantz, Manchester Coalition Against Cuts