Demonstration in town centre against Trump’s state visit invite

Protesters on Market Place
Protesters on Market Place

Protesters took to the streets of Wigan once more to object to US president Donald Trump’s policies and oppose him receiving a state visit.

Momentum Wigan, Leigh And Makerfield and Stand Up To Racism organised the demonstration on Market Place.

Around a dozen activists holding placards took part.

The campaigners also collected signatures for a petition.

They were attempting to deny the controversial politician a full state visit when he comes to the UK later this year.