8 February 2016 11:00pm–11:00pm
Houses of Parliament, Westminster, SW1A 0AA
Through the union’s work as part of the Speak Up For Libraries coalition, plans are now underway for a lobby of Parliament, to help save our public library service.
The lobby will take place on 9 of February 2016 and UNISON is encouraging members to take part.
Details about the timings of the day, the key messages to take to MPs, the speakers at the pre-lobby rally and more will be released soon.
Information will also be shared on Speak up for libraries website and on Twitter at @SpeakUp4Libs.
10am – steward briefing.
11 – Library videos
11:20 – Alan Gibbons – setting the scene and introducing the first author
11:30 – Cath Cassidy
11:40 – CILIP speaker
11:50 – Eve Ainsworth
12 – Voices for the Library speaker
12:10 – Jake Arnott
12:20 – Heather
12:30 – Library Campaign speaker
12:40 – John Dougherty
12:50 – Alan Gibbons – reminder on how to lobby and round up
1pm onwards – lobbying of MPs