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London Magpie Group take Mike Ashley protests to London Stock Exchange – Photos and video

2 years ago

The London Magpie Group have now taken the Mike Ashley protests to the London stock exchange.

Below is a short statement from the LMG explaining why this move has been taken, as well as photos and video as Stock Exchange workers give some interesting responses…

Great work by the London Magpie Group and if you are based in the London area and would like to help, details are below.

London Magpie Group:

“Over the past fortnight the London Magpie Group intensified their efforts in the fight against Mike Ashley’s ownership of Newcastle United.

“Following, on from their confrontational protest at Westminster on the 3rd December, wherein Ashley was personally interrogated by members of the group.

“Protesters subsequently engaged in action at the London Stock Exchange – the heart of financial activity in the capital, across the world and the source of data regarding Ashley’s share price issues.

“On Wednesday, protesters gathered at Paternoster Square, armed with recording devices and banners featuring Ashley’s notable quote ‘People cheat. That’s what businesses do.’

“The recorded responses by workers at the stock exchange can be found in the video below:”

Notable quotes…


“It needs to end and it’s going to end.”

“Doesn’t look after families contributing to this country”

” Disgrace to business…and should get out of Newcastle United as soon as possible.”

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