Category Archives: Reports

Annual General Meeting of Greece Solidarity Campaign October 2015

Report by Cllr Isidoros Diakides, Co-Chair GSC, October TAKING STOCK – GREECE AT THE CROSSROADS This was another roller-coaster year. Once more, as we have come to expect, our Greek comrades never let us down when it comes to adrenalin pumping … Continue reading

Tower Hamlets Solidarity Delegation to Greece

In March 2015 the first local authority solidarity delegation visited Athens. The Tower Hamlets delegation of councillors and trade unionists was led by Councillor and Deputy Mayor Oli Rahman. The delegation was received by Zoe Konstantapoulo, the new President(speaker) of … Continue reading

Greece Solidarity Campaign Delegation in Athens

     A 17 strong Greece Solidarity Campaign delegation visited Athens in mid October. Leading representatives of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign, TSSA, Unite the Union, RMT, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, People’s Assembly, People’s Charter and a new Labour … Continue reading

British trade union leader backs Greek cleaners

         Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the British Trades Union Congress has expressed the solidarity of its 6 million members with the struggle of 595 women cleaners battling for their jobs. O’ Grady said, ‘I send solidarity to you and your … Continue reading

Europe against Austerity – Public Meeting Friday July 4th 2014 London

People from seven European countries came together at a meeting in London convened by the Greece Solidarity Campaign to discuss the outcomes of the recent European elections. Marina Prentoulis of the Greek radical left coalition Syriza and GSC opened the … Continue reading

Cancelling Greek Debt is an Overdue Necessity

                                                                                         Cancelling the majority of the Greek sovereign debt is an overdue necessity. This was the conclusion of a European conference on debt held in Athens at the start of May 2014. The concluding statement published by the Greek Debt … Continue reading

SOLIDARITY WITH THE GREEK PEOPLE

Report of the Annual General Meeting of the Greece Solidarity Campaign published by the Labour Representation Committee. By Barbara Humphries. The first AGM of the Greece Solidarity Campaign (GSC) took place at the UNITE headquarters on Saturday 1st March. The … Continue reading

Greek Health Minister confronted in London

The Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis, who had been invited to speak by the Hellenic Society of Imperial College, London, was confronted by an angry audience at the meeting on Sunday 16th March. ‘The government’s policies kill. Health Minister Mr Adonis … Continue reading

Annual General Meeting of Greece Solidarity Campaign March 2014

Report by Cllr Isidoros Diakides, Co-Chair GSC, March 2014 Our patron and honorary president Tony Benn is ill in hospital as we’ve heard. Also in hospital with pneumonia is our big Greek friend, the well known composer Mikis Theodorakis, the … Continue reading

“I strongly believe that the people and the working class of Europe have to build a broad front against the economic war that neo-liberalism has launched”

Speech of Syriza Member of the Greek Parliament Theano Fotiou at the GSC and FBU fringe meeting at the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in Bournemouth, UK Monday 9 September 2013. Theano, a former University Professor, was an official guest of … Continue reading