Congress 2017

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Congress 2017

The 149th annual TUC Congress 2017 will take place at The Brighton Centre during 10-13 September.

Britain is entering a period of uncertainty after the vote to leave the EU. Economic growth is patchy as businesses try to anticipate how and where to invest.

For working people there is a lot at stake in terms of decent jobs and rights at work, which could be threatened by dilution in UK law of the protection of EU directives.

Unions will have to work doubly hard for their members and make sure workers don’t lose out post-Brexit. So the union movement will come together in Brighton during 10-13 September 2017 determined to defend its members and set out a vision for good jobs for everyone.


Brighton Centre, Brighton Sunday 10 September to Wednesday 13 September This form is for visitors wanting to attend Congress as: students; individual trade union members; and/or on behalf of non-union organisations. There is a separate form held by unions if you are applying through them. Tickets are £70 for students...
01 August 2017
Please read this page carefully before proceeding to the application. The 149 th Congress will be held at the Brighton Centre, Kings Road, Brighton from Sunday 10 September to Wednesday 13 September 2017. Applications for media passes must be completed no later than noon on Tuesday 29 August. Any applications...
05 July 2017
The TUC is working in partnership with Trust Reservations Limited who have secured accommodation allocations at preferential rates throughout. Please email them with your accommodation requests including number of rooms, and arrival and departure dates at [email protected] and reference it TUC. Please mention when emailing any specific requirements. Alternatively, if...
11 March 2017
The Exhibition is an integral part of our annual Congress and frequently figures in media coverage. As regular participants know, the TUC Exhibition area provides the principal setting where the 600 delegates and several thousand visitors and media representatives conduct important business out of the conference hall. You can be...
20 January 2017