UK Uncut in Liverpool - a day of action and protest

Published on Tue Jan 10, 2012 by

UK Uncut activists visited a series of shops in Liverpool city centre. The aim was to protest against cuts to public services; they argued cuts would be unnecessary if corporations did not employ massive tax avoidance policies. First up was an occupation and protest outside of the HSBC Bank on Lord Street, which closed the branch for two hours. Then the group moved and occupied Top Shop, where security closed the store and the peaceful protesters sang songs, making their point heard and left after 20 minutes. Finally, there was a whistle stop tour through the Liverpool One shopping area, stopping briefly at Vodafone, NatWest Bank, before a small celebration of conga dancing in the aisles of Tescos on Bold Street. Liverpool, England UK, 7th January 2012

UK Uncut activists Liverpool HSBC

 

Direct action HSBC

 

Fat cats out sign

 

Bank occupation

 

Top Shop occupation Liverpool

 

Police monitor demonstration

 

UK Uncut Liverpool Tesco protest

 

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like to licence UK Uncut images directly from me, please complete the contact form and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Prev |< Stock photography | Photographers website design >| Next

Tags: uk-uncut, protest, demo, demonstration

Author: David J Colbran
Press coverage of Liverpool student strike

Youth Strike 4 Climate Liverpool Press Images

I covered the Liverpool part of the UK Student Climate Network and Schools 4 Climate Action demonstrations. It was a student strike, where pupils left the classrooms to have a day of protest in the city centre. Read more...

File pictures of Oliver Mtukudzi available - taken in 2009 in Liverpool by world music photographer David J Colbran

RIP: Oliver Mtukudzi file picture 2009

Sad to hear that legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died - some images from the African Soul Rebels UK tour with Baaba Maal in 2009. Read more...

Liverpool product photographer David shows some affordable examples of his work of products and items for sale

Affordable product photography Liverpool

Whether you are an home eCommerce business targetting platforms like Amazon, Etsy and Ebay or a multi-national manufacturing business updating your site, having clean, crisp product photography is essential. Read more...

"The photos were great – they were exactly what we were after in terms of capturing the networking, the high profile speakers, the Awards winners and also the fun of the Awards dinner. It was great to have such an involved photographer at the event capturing as much as possible and we would be very happy to use you again"

 

Becky

Events Co-ordinator, Environment Media Group

Experienced conference photographer - image example

Let's start a new project together