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Thousands of people have gathered in central London for a “Britain is Broken” rally

The People’s Assembly has organised a coalition of trade unions and community organisations to participate in the demonstration. The group has advocated for a general election, wage increases, and the removal of “anti-union” labour regulations. Mick Lynch, the general secretary of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union, spoke at the event. There are now a number of separate demonstrations across London this afternoon,” said the Metropolitan Police. As expected, several protest organisations are present in Trafalgar Square, with stewards on the ground assisting police.” The force has earlier stated that more cops would be on the streets in anticipation of protests by the environmental campaign organisation Just Stop Oil. Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claimed during the demonstration that the government would be “forced to listen” to demonstrators demanding better salaries and worker rights. “Governments eventually listen as a result of public movements,” he remarked. “The people out here are tenacious.” Michelle Uden, from south-east London, attended the demonstration with her seven-year-old twin boys, saying she wanted a change in leadership after struggling with the expense of living. “Enough is enough,” claimed the 34-year-old, who cares for her husband, who has epilepsy. We’ll sit and cry if we don’t stand up and fight.” Mrs. Uden said she brought her children to the rally so they could see “democracy in action.” “The administration is in grave difficulty,” Ramona McCartney, national organiser for the People’s Assembly, said. “The third prime minister in a couple of months has been decided by a tiny elite.” We want to make this the largest possible demonstration to force them to hold a general election and to show sympathy with all striking workers.” “We have to join together, as a movement, to organise on the streets and in our towns, and show that our voices will not be suppressed and that we want major changes to the way our country is administered,” said Laura Pidcock, national secretary of the People’s Assembly.

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