John McDonnell to speak at trade union rally in Sheffield
The shadow chancellor will join trade unionists in Sheffield at a rally protesting job cuts and austerity.
Labour’s John McDonnell will be among the speakers at the ‘Northern Powerhouse or Northern Poorhouse?’ rally, which will begin with a march from Devonshire Green at midday tomorrow, ending up on the steps of the city hall at 1pm.
He will be joined by trade union leaders and city politicians to speak out against Government policy.
Sheffield Trade Union Council secretary Martin Mayer said: “We are expecting a large crowd to assemble in Barker’s Pool on Saturday to address our ‘Northern Powerhouse or Northern Poorhouse?’ rally.