These are the results of Left Unity’s internal elections, as announced at the conference on 29 March.
National Secretary Kate Hudson
Principal Speakers Felicity Dowling, Pete Green, Salman Shaheen, Bianca Todd
Nominating Officer / Elections Coordinator Chris Hurley
Membership & Communications Officer Terry Conway
Treasurer Andrew Burgin
Media Officer Tom Walker
Trade Union Officer Tim Nelson, Oliver New (job-share)
National Council – directly-elected section (15 seats)
Kerry Abel, Toby Abse, Matthew Caygill, Gioia Coppola, Merry Cross, Liz Davies, Jon Duveen, Stephen Hall, Guy Harper, Yassamine Mather, Sharon McCourt, Pete McLaren, Joana Ramiro, Barbara Segal, and Pip Tindall.
National Council – English regional, Scottish & Welsh representatives (40 seats in total, divided in proportion to the membership)
Where there are unfilled seats, nominations will be re-opened.
Eastern (2 seats) Drew Milne.
East Midlands (2 seats) Rob Marsden and Liz Silver.
London (10 seats) Rachel Archer, Simon Hardy, Fred Leplat, Kathy Lowe, Terry Stewart, Dave Stockton, and Doug Thorpe.
North East (2 seats) No candidates.
North West (5 seats) Laura Cockett.
Scotland (2 seats) No candidates.
South East (6 seats) Anna Bluston, Colin Piper, Ben Lucas, and Mark Findlay.
South West (3 seats) No candidates.
Wales (2 seats) Kat Burdon-Manley and Andy Hewett.
West Midlands (3 seats) Darren McCourt.
Yorkshire & Humber (3 seats) Melanie Griffiths and Geoff Halliday.
The Disputes committee election is being re-run.
The election was conducted by single transferable vote (STV). Click here for the full breakdown of the vote count.
Left Unity is active in movements and campaigns across the left, working to create an alternative to the main political parties.
Events and protests from around the movement, and local Left Unity meetings.
Sat 29 August, 09:30
Red Futures: A Day of Debate and Discussion Left Unity Youth
Birkbeck, University of London
Sun 30 August, 14:00
Third Annual Summer Barbecue Hackney and Tower Hamlets Left Unity
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Fri 4 September, 15:00
NCAFC Summer training and gathering (4-6th of September) National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts
Tue 8 September, 19:15
Teesside LU branch meeting Teesside Left Unity
St Mary's Centre, Middlesbrough
Sat 12 September, 11:00
5th Wigan Diggers' Festival - Saturday 12th September 2015 Wigan Diggers' Festival
Gerrard Winstanley Gardens - The Wiend, Wigan
Sat 26 September, 10:30
IMPERIALISM, GLOBALISATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE Duncan Chapel
Birkbeck, University of London
Sat 3 October, 00:00
Take Back Manchester - Protest The Tory Party Conference The People's Assembly Against Austerity
Sun 4 October, 11:00
Gathering The Bloc - for march at Conservative Conference Manchester
Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Manchester
Sat 10 October, 10:30
Austerity, Debt and the Crisis
Teatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Rd, London, NW1 1TT
Wed 4 November, 13:00
NATIONAL DEMO: Free Education & Living Grants For All: No Barriers // No Borders // No Business! National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts
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