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Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part

The TUC has officers in eight locations in England, Wales and Scotland who service Regional Councils and the Wales TUC. The TUCs regional staff represent the TUC by supporting TUC campaigns and objectives and seeking the views of trade unions in the regions. TUC regional education officers organise a programme of accredited courses for stewards, safety representatives, pension scheme trustees and other trade union representatives.


Birmingham, Chesterfield, Coventry, Derby, Hereford, Kidderminster, Leicester, Lincoln, Mansfield, Northampton, Nottingham, Rugby, Shrewsbury, Solihull, Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Worcester


Alnwick, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Penrith, Stockton-on-Tees, Sunderland, Workington

North West

Blackburn, Blackpool, Bolton, Burnly, Chester, Chester, Crewe, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Salford, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes, Wigan

Southern and Eastern

Basingstoke, Bedford, Brighton, Bury St Edmonds, Cambridge, Canterbury, Chatham, Colchester, Dunstable, Greater London, Hemel Hempstead, Ipswich, Isle of Wight, Kings Lynn, Lowestoft, Milton Keynes, Newhaven, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Reading, Sidcup, Sittingbourne, Slough, Southampton, Stevenage, Tonbridge, Watford

South West

Bath, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cheltenham, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Truro, Weymouth, Yeovil

Yorkshire and the Humber

Barnsley, Bradford, Grimsby, Harrogate, Hull, Leeds, Northallerton, Scarborough, Scunthorpe, Sheffield, Wakefield, Whitby, York


Aberdeen, Ayr, Cumbernauld, Dumbarton, Dundee, East Kilbride, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Glasgow, Greenock, Hamilton, Inverness, Kirkcaldy, Livingston, Motherwell, Paisley, Perth, Stirling

Wales TUC

Aberystwyth, Bangor, Bridgend, Carmarthen, Cardiff, Holyhead, Llandadno, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Port Talbot, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Swansea, Wrexham

Yorkshire and the Humber TUC is holding a briefing for union activists and officers on 7 September in Leeds.
08 August 2017
Orgreave Truth & Justice Campaign is holding a 'Death of Justice' rally on 31 October, one year after Amber Rudd decided not to hold any form of inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave.
08 August 2017
TUC calls for peace talks in bitter dispute The Regional Secretary of the TUC in the Midlands, Lee Barron, has urged Birmingham City Council to get round the table and sort out the bin strike before it leaves the city in a complete mess. Lee said, “We are calling on...
04 August 2017
Ahead of Plymouth Pride this weekend, TUC calls for more to be done around workplace bullying and harrasment for LGBT+ workers.
04 August 2017
Today (Wed 26 July 2017), the Supreme Court has ruled the decision to impose fees for workers to bring a claim to the Employment Tribunal was unlawful and therefore should be quashed. The case was brought by UNISON, a trade union who successfully argued that the decision to introduce the...
26 July 2017
Read the latest news from the South West region.
29 June 2017
As temperatures are set to hit over 30 degrees Celsius in parts of the UK this week the South West TUC is calling on employers to temporarily relax workplace dress codes to help staff cope. Health and Safety laws should also be amended to introduce a safe maximum workplace temperature.
20 June 2017
On Wed 31 May the TUC took its message that Britain Still Needs a Pay Rise to the streets of Halifax, Slaithwaite, Cleckheaton and Dewsbury. Labour parliamentary candidates and union members turned out to leaflet and talk to the public about the issue. Pictured are Bill Adams, Regional Secretary with...
01 June 2017
First photos of Workers Memorial Day events. Also there is still time to see the exhibition for Workers Memorial Day at Leeds Central Library.
03 May 2017
The latest news, updates and events from the South West.
01 May 2017