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Yorkshire and the Humber Regional AGM and Conference 2015

Issue date

The annual union gathering will consider the implications of the General Election as well as hear from a range of diverse speakers, consider motions and elect a new Executive and officers.

Speakers will include:
• Gerry Sutcliffe, MP for Bradford South
• Paul Nowak, Assistant General Secretary of the TUC
• Tosh McDonald, ASLEF President
• Harry Leslie Smith, Activist and author of “Harry’s Last Stand”
• Lisa Nandy, MP for Wigan & Shadow Minister for Civil Society
• Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich
• Marcos Garcia, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

Privatisation, Nationalisation, the TTIP Trade Deal, Pensions, the Minimum Wage, Workers and Trade Union Rights, The Housing Crisis and Austerity will all be discussed.