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Posted on 5 April 2013 at 10:35 GMT

Bedroom tax meeting in Swansea

30 Swansea residents met in Dyfatty Community Centre on Wednesday 3 April to discuss plans to resist the bedroom tax. After a series of impassioned contributions from social housing tenants, the meeting overwhelmingly voted to adopt two key demands:

Residents made many comparisons to the Militant-led anti-poll tax campaign, which used tactics of organised mass non-payment and collective community resistance to overturn one of the Thatcher government's most hated and hateful policies.

Swansea trades council secretary and Socialist Party Wales member Ronnie Job led the meeting in calling for a demonstration at the next Swansea council meeting on 11 April to press the council to stand up for its residents.

Edmund Schluessel

Say NO to the bedroom tax and no to evictions

Lobby of the full council meeting

Thursday, 11 April, 4:30pm

Assemble at main entrance to Civic Centre

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