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.
Mon 3 August, 19:30
Branch meeting on the Podemos phenomenon West London Left Unity
Committee Room 1, Everyone Active Centre, Acton High Street W3 6NE. Contact email@example.com
Sat 8 August, 13:30
Surround #YarlsWood - Demonstrate to SHUT IT DOWN - Shut Down ALL Detention Centres, END Fast Track & STOP the Scapegoating of Immigrants Movement for Justice By Any Means Necessary
Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre
Sat 8 August, 11:00
Left Unity Wales - national meeting 8 August Cardiff Left Unity Wales Chwith Unedig Cymru
National Sports Centre of Wales Cardiff
Sat 8 August, 14:00
Birmingham Left Unity meeting Birmingham Left Unity
Ladywood Community Centre. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Thu 13 August, 19:00
Left Unity Southend Branch Meeting Left Unity Southend
Sat 15 August, 00:00
Solidarity games for Greece - in Brockwell Park - fundraiser
Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, London
Thu 20 August, 19:00
Open discussion meeting: 'Can councils refuse to implement cuts?' Stockport Left Unity
The Bungalow Club, Hardcastle Road, Stockport, SK3 9DB (next to Stockport County FC). Contact email@example.com
Sat 5 September, 10:00
NCAFC Summer training and gathering (5-6th of September) National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts
Sat 12 September, 11:00
5th Wigan Diggers' Festival - Saturday 12th September 2015 Wigan Diggers' Festival
Gerrard Winstanley Gardens - The Wiend, Wigan
Sat 3 October, 00:00
Take Back Manchester - Protest The Tory Party Conference The People's Assembly Against Austerity
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