Ref No19753
Alt Ref No19753
Artist or CreatorJak [Raymond Jackson]
Title or Caption"Well, Vic, I make it eighty to one hundred and fifty thousand, depending on whether you include the 'Gay Liberation Front' or not!"
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date22 Feb 1971
Embedded text or transcriptThe Guardian
125,000 on the march
Daily Mirror
140,000 in demo
Full house
The Sun
Such a jolly decent demo
150,000 in TUC protest
Daily Express
80,000 on march - not one arrest
The Daily Telegraph 80,000 march against strikes bill
Daily Sketch
Workers play times
140,000 in kill-the-bill march
Daily Mail
Seven mile demo 140,000 march
The Times 100,000 march in peaceful protest
Financial Ti[] Massive protest 120-125,000
Person DepictedFeather; Vic
NotesNews: 22 February: 100,000 marched in protest against the trade unions Bill. Postal workers handed out printed postcard addressed to Mr Heath. The message read: "Post Office workers having a raw time - wish you were fair." Mr Scanlon spoke of the trade union movement using its full industrial strength to oppose the Industrial Relations Bill. Mr Jones also spoke at the demonstration.
protest groups
protest marches
Industrial Relations Act
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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