In the campaign against the austerity measures of the British government and the ruling Conservative party on the first day weekend in Central London was attended by about 250 thousand People, said in charge of the procession of the public organization " people's Assembly ".
"It is clear that the number of participants exceeded all expectations. Police confirmed the participation of several hundred thousand people ", - said the news Agency, the Commissioner of the National Assembly".
the demonstration went out not only Londoners, but residents of other British cities, Came to the capital on buses and trains. Among them were Authorized almost all professions: from the workers of the transport industry to medical staff. Together with them, rallied opponents of the program of modernization of the nuclear forces of the United Kingdom, spending on which amount to about 37 billion dollars. As said one of the protesters, " the British are unhappy, for example, a country's participation in military operations of NATO." Labour dragged Britain into war in Iraq, now the conservatives are sending military trainers to Ukraine. It is not our choice, and we do not wish to participate in military conflicts, " he said. The protesters marched from the building to the Bank of England through the business quarter of the city - the city of London to Trafalgar square, then left on government street Whitehall and came to the Parliament building. The demonstrators shouted anti-government slogans and demanded to immediately stop the policy of austerity, as well as Among them cuts to social security. At the moment, the protest continues in front of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which was further enclosed by metal barriers. Rallies against the austerity measures taking place today and in English in Liverpool and Glasgow.