Saturday, 11 April 2015

SERTUC activities April-may2015

SERTUC activities

SERTUC Regional Council Annual General Meeting

Saturday 25 April 10am All trade unionists are welcome to attend as visitors - but registration is essential at

SERTUC Culture & Leisure Industries Committee

Tim Newton’s great film of the CLIC conference which launched the “show culture some love” campaign 9.5 minutes

SERTUC training for sub-group activists

Effective Participation in Meetings training day Saturday 30 May 10.30am to 2.30pm, Congress House – details here:

Lilburne Night seminar/discussion

Friday 15 May 7.30pm With Ted Vallance, John Rees, Ann Hughes

Levellers Day march, rally and debate

Saturday 16 May 10.30am With Professor Danny Dorling, Melissa Benn, Kevin Courtney (NUT), Paul Mackney

Burston Strike School Rally

Sunday 6 September With Christine Blower (NUT), The Hurriers, Mike Jackson (Lesbian & Gays Support the Miners)

Union actions

Portsmouth NUT

Portsmouth Education Question Time Thursday 23 April 7.30pm, with Kevin Courtney NUT DGS, John Ferret Labour, Penny Mourdant Conservative, Gerald Vernon-Jackson Liberal Democrat

May Day celebrations


Monday 4 May with Tony Lennon (SERTUC), Peter Pinkney (RMT), Suz Muna (Unite), Amy Douglas (USDAW), Lesli Miller (Unite), Rosie Kirk (RMT), Delia Hazrati (Unite), Dave Smith, Chris Weller (Unison), Darren Proctor (ITF)


Sunday 3 May with David Ellesmere (Labour Party Ipswich PPC), Donna Guthrie (BARAC), FBU, Candy UDwin (PCS National Gallery) and music music music, After Party with DJ Mark Devlin and more


Friday 1 May with Paul Nowak (TUC AGS), Mary Turner (GMB President), John Hilary (War on Want), Mat Wrack (FBU GS), Chris Baugh (PCS AGS), speakers from London’s migrant communities, joint chairs Eve Turner (GLATUC) and Tony Lennon (SERTUC)

Leaflets are available from or contact


Saturday 2 May 12 noon onwards, march and rally with Megan Dobney (SERTUC), Roger McKenzie (Unison AGS), Liz Peretz (Campaign to Close Campsfield), Living Wage Campaign, Palestine Solidarity Campaign and more


Friday 1 May 2pm onwards with slides of old Lowestoft, Palestinian Olive Harvest, TUC against austerity Q&A, solidarity poems, folk songs, and Banner Theatre. Food and stalls throughout the day. See

Trades Council actions


The trades council is being re-built! Please share with your Hillingdon members… next meeting on Tuesday 26 May at 7.15pm in Uxbridge, contact acting secretary


Is supporting the Global Day of Action on the Fast Food Rights Hungry for Justice Campaign on Wednesday 15 April at 6pm with a picket outside a town centre MacDonalds contact

Waltham Forest

Workers Memorial Day Tuesday 28 April 1pm Remember the dead, fight for the living

Unison Waltham Forest and Waltham Forest trades council Contact Unison Branch office on 020 8496 4703 or

Other events

Hope Not Hate in Thurrock HnH is working hard in Thurrock, one of the constituencies UKIP may win. Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April 12 to 3pm Grays, Thurrock. Support them, contact

Philosophy Football "Days of Hope 1945-2015" Saturday 9 May 7pm Comedy, ideas, live music and poetry with Josie Long, Captain Ska, Paul Mason, Cat Boyd, Niall McDevitt, Maddy Carty, Melstars Music

Working Lives Research Institute - Irish History Month - Workers before, during and after the 1916 Easter Rising Wednesday 22 April 6pm With Marian Larragy (London Irish Feminist Network) and Geoff Bell (historian)


Hackney Unites wants a Community Organiser 2 days a week for 6 months initially. Email for more information

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1 comment:

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