Cars and lorries sound horns in support of protesters as hundreds turn out to support wronged workforce
A crowd of around 600 people gathered today, despite short notice, at the entrance to the Port of Liverpool to protest the summary sacking by P&O Ferries of eight hundred seafarers so that the company can replace them with cheap foreign labour. In a sign of how the company’s ‘banditry’ has shocked the nation, the ‘mainstream’ media were also out in force to witness the protest
By the official start time of 1pm, the crowd of demonstrators extended for some distance along the entranceway, while passing lorry and car drivers sounded their horns in a loud gesture of solidarity:
The RMT union has called on supporters to flood Blackpool tomorrow, where the Tories’ spring conference is taking place, to pressure the government to do the right thing for workers.
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