Who’s speaking at today’s Stop Trident rally?

CND Stop Trident demonstration – 27th February 2016

Trafalgar Square Rally, running approx. 2.15/30 to 4pm.

Speakers list (in provisional order)

Chair: Kate Hudson – General Secretary Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, (CND)

Roger McKenzie – Assistant General Secretary, UNISON

Sam Fairbairn – National Secretary, People’s Assembly against Austerity

Vanessa Redgrave – star of stage and screen

Bishop Stephen Cottrell (Anglican Bishop of Chelmsford) speaking, accompanied by faith leaders Bishop Thomas McMahon (RC), Rachel Lampard – Methodist Church, Paul Parker – Quakers, Mohammed Kozbar – Muslim Association of Britain, Rev. Nagase – Buddhist Community (one of the faith leaders will read out a multi-faith statement after Bishop Stephen has spoken)

Leanne Wood – leader of Plaid Cymru, the Party of Wales

Caroline Lucas MP, Green Party

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland

Mark Serwotka, General Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services union

Raghad Tikriti – Muslim Association of Britain

Lindsey German – convenor, Stop the War Coalition

Bruce Kent – Vice-President, CND

Danielle Tiplady – student nurse

Sharon Dolev – Israeli Disarmament Movement

Shakira Martin – Vice-President NUS (Further Education)

Rev. Giles Fraser – priest, writer and broadcaster

Christine Blower – General Secretary, National Union of Teachers

Francesca Martinez – comedian

Tariq Ali – writer and anti-war activist

John Boulton – Veterans for Peace

Reiner Braun – International Peace Bureau

Jeremy Corbyn – Leader of the Labour Party