Tony is an Assistant General Secretary at Unite and Vice President of IndustriALL Europe and a member of the TUC Executive Committee leading on employment and union rights.
A trade unionist for over 45 years, Tony was previously the Deputy General Secretary of the print union GPMU.
He is a member of the Labour Party NPF and represents the TUC on the board. Of the sector skills council Cogent and represents Unite within international union federations. He is chair of the Campaign for Trade Union Freedom and a member of the Board of the Peoples Press Printing Society and is the Trade Union co-ordinator for the Morning Star newspaper.