Democracy

Left Unity is a democratic party, run by its members. This page provides information about Left Unity’s structure and democratic processes.

Left Unity doesn’t have a traditional ‘party leader’ – it instead has elected spokespeople who express our democratically decided policies. Our current spokespeople are Joseph Healey and Sharon McCourt.

Conferences – Left Unity’s policies are made by members at our conferences, which are usually annual. The conference is the supreme decision-making process within Left Unity.

National Council & Committees – Left Unity is led and organised between conferences by its National Council, a group of members elected by online ballot. Within the National Council there are officers with specific responsibilities and an Executive Committee responsible for the day-to-day running of the party. There are also other committees for various tasks.

Caucuses – Left Unity is committed to fighting all oppression and discrimination. Caucuses are self-organised groups of party members organising against oppressions.

Tendencies – As a pluralist party, we encourage debate and new ideas. Tendencies are organised groups of members who share a political point of view.

Constitution – Left Unity has recently adopted a new constitution.


Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.

About Left Unity   Read our manifesto

ACTIVIST CALENDAR

Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.

Mon 13 May, 18.30
Leeds Left Unity public meeting

On Brexit and Ireland, with Joseph Healy. All welcome.

Inkwell, Potternewton Lane, LS7 3LW.

Sat 18 May, 14.00
Left Unity Birmingham meeting

Discussing Freedom of Movement, introduced by David Landau. All welcome.

BOM, 1 Dudley street, B5 4EG (just behind New Street station—accessible)

 

Sat 29 June, 11.00-18.00
Left Unity National Conference

Left Unity’s annual conference will take place in Liverpool this year.

More info here.

8-10 Nov
European Forum, Brussels

The annual event for progressive, environmental and left forces will take place in Brussels. If you are interested in attending contact info@leftunity.org

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