Vigil for refugees at the Old Market Square

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Refugees welcome – Labour Councillors already work to support the refugees who are already here.
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Cllr. Brian Parbutt speaking on behalf of Nottingham Labour Councillors, and expressing disappointment that the Conservative government are to only take 20,000 further refugees over 4 and a half years. (Nottingham’s pro-rata share would be 100.)
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Co-Councillor Nicola Heaton points out how far back we’ve gone under David Cameron.
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Rebecca speaks on behalf of the Refugees Forum.
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Speakers for 3 faiths. The bishop praised Germany’s response.
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Around 600 people attended the rally.
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Candles at the end.
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Fellow Councillor Eunice Campbell suddenly realised that the woman next to her holding up the big banner, had campaigned for her when she first stood to be a Councillor!

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