Enough is Enough: what is campaign backed by Mick Lynch?

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The cost of living crisis continues to press, and almost everyone is feeling the effects of the crisis in some way.

Whether it’s the exploitation of low-wage workers, rising energy and food costs, or growing inequality between the working and middle classes, civil unrest is beginning to simmer.

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But what else can you do to ease the financial pressure?

A campaign backed by some of the country’s biggest unions believes it has the answers. But what is enough is enough and how can you get involved?

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Here’s everything you need to know.

What is enough is enough?

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It was founded by unions and community organizations “determined to roll back the misery imposed on millions by rising bills, low wages, food poverty, shabby housing and a society run only for a wealthy elite”.

It has the backing of some prominent names in the labor movement, including RMT leader Mick Lynch and Coventry South MP Zarah Sultana.

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Enough is Enough has five “clear” demands and builds a campaign to try and win them:

Protesters take part in a demonstration in Parliament Square over rising cost of living and energy bills (Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

She is calling for a significant increase in the national minimum wage and a move to £15 an hour, a real pay rise in the public sector and anti-inflationary increases in pensions and benefits.

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The campaign also wants to reverse the October price hike and return to the much lower pre-April energy price cap, as well as legislate the right to food and universal free school meals, communal kitchens and reinstate the £20-a-week universal credit supplement.

“We cannot rely on the establishment to solve our problems,” the group says. “It’s up to us in every workplace and in every community.”

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More information on the group’s demands can be found here on his website.

How can I join Enough is Enough?

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The campaign believes it can achieve its goals by holding rallies across the country, forming community groups, organizing pickets and taking action against “the businesses and individuals who are benefiting from the cost of living crisis.”

“If you’re struggling to make ends meet and your wages aren’t covering the bills, if you’re tired of working harder for less and worried about the future, or if you just can’t bear to watch what is happening in our country – join us.”

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If you would like to participate in the campaign, please visit for more information, including how to register his website.

“Sign up for the campaign to get details on events near you, follow our social media accounts,” the campaign reads, “and share our content to turn anger into action.”

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