Thursday, 22 January 2009

AMICUS elections, Should GPTU support Jerry Hicks?

Jerry Hicks is now the only left challenger to Derek Simpson (depending on whether you believed Faircloth to be left wing or not, he has now withdrawn) and perhaps there should be discussion about the GP-TU endorsing him? I've just sent him a small donation, as I think it's very important to support challenges from the left to the UNITE bureaucracy wherever possible.
>> Just a thought!
>> Best wishes,
>> Matt Sellwood

1 comment:

  1. Agree with you Matt.

    Jerry is well respected by the left in Bristol and his election would be a real boost for the Trade Union movement, GPTU support would be useful for Jerry and increase GPTU's profile.
    If he is elected we should also be prepared to be critical of course.