All out on December 9th!- School students fight cuts

Walk out on 9th December – 1.30pm Thurs 9th Dec, Belfast City Hall 150 school students walked out from schools in Belfast today to show their opposition to increased tuition fees and cuts to Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA). The protest comes ahead of an anticipated mass walkout in Belfast on the day of the vote in Westminster.

Students from Fortwilliam, Hazelwood and other schools marched into the city centre to oppose the recommendations of the Browne review and any cuts to education including the EMA which thousands of students depend on to stay in school.

This protest is part of the build to an all-Belfast protest called from a Facebook group. Socialist Youth and Youth Fight for Jobs and Education are supporting the call for walk-outs from schools across Belfast and encouraging workers and young people to get down to the protest.

To join the facebook group click here.

Protest:
Belfast City Hall
1.30pm Thurs 9th December
Education is a right not a privilege

 

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