Larry Sanders among speakers at protest against NHS cuts in Norwich

A number of speakers at the NHS protest in Norwich (Picture: Nicholas Carding)

A number of speakers at the NHS protest in Norwich (Picture: Nicholas Carding) - Credit: Archant

A protest will be held in Norwich today against perceived cuts made to the local NHS.

The protest will be held in the area outside St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich. Picture: Archant.

The protest will be held in the area outside St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich. Picture: Archant. - Credit: Archant

The list of speakers at the event include Larry Sanders, the brother of US senator Bernie Sanders, and Clive Lewis, the MP for Norwich South.

Mr Sanders, 81, who stood in the Witney by-election following David Cameron's resignation, is the Green Party's health spokesman.

Senior members of unions Unite and Unison will also hold speeches.

Other speeches from local councillors will also be made during the protest, and participants will march through the city centre from noon.


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There will also be live music.

The protest starts at 11am in the area outside St Peter Mancroft Church, ending at around 1.30pm.

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The event is organised by the NHS Norfolk Action Group.

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