Protesters have been holding demonstrations outside high street banks around the UK and have succeeded in occupying a number of branches in the biggest direct action to date to highlight the banks' role in driving the financial crisis.

This article titled “Anti-cuts groups descend on banks in NHS protest” was written by Ben Quinn, for guardian.co.uk on Saturday 28th May 2011 13.49 UTC

Protesters have been holding demonstrations outside high street banks around the UK and have succeeded in occupying a number of branches in the biggest direct action to date against proposed changes to the NHS.

The national protest, designed to draw attention to the banks’ role in creating the deficit, is being spearheaded by the anti-austerity campaigning group UK Uncut, which has been were joined by trade unionists and others.

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