Organizers believe the nationwide protests, which coincide with strikes by postal and rail workers, will be the largest yet against an economic crisis affecting millions of people.
Saturday also marks the day electricity bills go up, with the new energy price cap reaching £2,500 each year.
Some of today’s protests include the massive “Don’t Pay in Britain” movement, which encourages Britons to refuse to pay their bills. setting fire to their bills in the streets in protest against rising prices.
In his speech at Kings Cross, Jeremy Corbyn said: “Up and down the country, workers and communities are fighting back against greed, inequality and exploitation.
“As wages fall and profits rise, our message is clear. We are not here to rule. We are not here to mediate. We are here to win.”
Actions take place the day before Conservative Party The conference is due to start in Birmingham, and just days after the latest YouGov poll said the party would win 21% of the vote if a general election were held today.
Sterling also hit a record low this week following the new mini-budget announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng.
https://www.farminglife.com/read-this/enough-is-enough-thousands-take-to-streets-across-uk-to-protest-soaring-cost-of-living-3863929 Thousands of people come out to “Enough” rallies.