Sees Tight Security.
Photograph's and report by Patrick
ON the 1st of February
Southport was subject to tight security as the North West Regional
Labour Conference got under way at the Floral Hall. Out side
anti-war demonstrators braving the cold wind and rain shouting
"One, Two, Three, Four, We don't want no bloody
war!" as Foreign Secretary Jack Straw arrived.
The protesters came from near and far to voice their concerns about
action in Iraq.
One anti War protester said "It
is wrong to go to war. We need more proof before
any action is even thought about."
Inside it was very relaxed.
Everyone was in good humour despite the bad weather
outside. Representatives from Trade Unions and organizations
from across the UK and the North West were inside. Also inside
was a stand promoting Liverpool's bid for Capital of Culture 2008
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