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From The Socialist newspaper, 20 September 2017

McStrike solidarity event

McStrike solidarity stall in Woolwich September 2017, photo Tracy Edwards

McStrike solidarity stall in Woolwich September 2017, photo Tracy Edwards   (Click to enlarge)

A speaker system boomed down Woolwich High Street calling for the scrapping of zero-hours, for a £10 an hour minimum wage and for people to get organised and join trade unions. Socialist Party members in south-east London were out campaigning to build solidarity with McDonald's strikers. We were joined by two of the striking workers from McDonald's in Crayford. A couple of campaigners went into the local McDonald's to talk to staff there who were supportive and very interested in our campaign. Saturday shoppers also came up to the stall to give generous donations to the strike fund and even gave drinks and chocolate to sustain us while we were campaigning.

Paul Callanan, London Socialist Party

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