Congress 2007

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The 139th Trades Union Congress took place from the 10th - 13th September 2007 at the Brighton Centre.

Congress business has now finished but you can read the motions, decisions, and key speeches by following the links below...

Keynote speeches:

Prime Minister

Brendan Barber

Richard Lambert

Home Secretary

Peter Hain

Key documents:

Congress Decisions

GPC report and composite motions

Final agenda

General Council Report


full verbatim report of 2007 Congress
22 March 2008
The text of all the resolutions carried at Congress, together with the General Council statements adopted by Congress and results of the elections to the General Council and Congress General Purposes Committee. The full verbatim report of Congress will appear here by mid October.
17 September 2007
Dave Prentis, General Secretary of public services union Unison has today (Thursday) been elected as the next TUC President.
13 September 2007
Address to Congress by Sithokozile Siwela, Secretary to the Women's Committee of the ZCTU
12 September 2007
Speech to Congress by ETUC President Wanja Lundby Wedin, Wednesday 12th September
12 September 2007
Defence of public services. POA
12 September 2007
Address by the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform to Congress, Wednesday 12th September
12 September 2007
Speech by the ITUC President Sharan Burrow to Congress, Wednesday 12th September
12 September 2007
Address by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. TUC Congress, 11 September 2007
11 September 2007
Jacqui Smith's address to Congress, Tuesday 11th September
11 September 2007

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