Protests – London

Please be aware of the following events scheduled to take place in Westminster tomorrow (10th Oct).

Thousands of women are expected to protest against the government’s decision to increase the female state pension age from 60 to 66. At approximately 12:00pm protesters will attend a rally in Hyde Park and will then march to Parliament Square where a second rally will be held from 15:30pm until 18:00pm.

There will also be a separate event where soldiers from the British Army are set to march to the Houses of Parliament for an event to celebrate their participation in operations across the globe. At approximately 12:15pm the military will march 120 troops from Wellington Barracks to the Houses of Parliament where they will be received by MP’s.

Quick details: Women Against State Pension Inequality

Time: 12:00 – 15:00, Location: Reformer’s Tree, Hyde Park

Time: 15:30 – 18:00, Location: Parliament Square

Source: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/0c53f3_0240bece2565402889e7370a519b43b7.pdf

Quick details: Military March to Parliament

Time: 12:15 – 13:00

March route: Wellington Barracks > Great George Street > Parliament Square > New Place Yard > Houses of Parliament.

Source: https://www.forces.net/news/troops-march-houses-parliament

There is likely to be an increased footfall in the area and possible delays with travel, therefore please monitor TFL websites for updates and travel advice.

Please also note there will be a significant police presence and an appropriate security plan in place on the day however please remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to security and/or the police.

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