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.
Thur 19 Jan, 19.00
Preparing for Trump, London Left Unity
On the day before Trump’s inauguration, this discussion meeting will hear from US socialist Susan Pashkoff and Kate Hudson on the implications of Trump’s presidency for international politics.
Fri 20 Jan, 17.00
No to Trump’s racism: protest his inauguration
Left Unity is supporting this protest at the US embassy in London, organised by Stand Up To Racism.
Fri 20 Jan, 18.00
Stop Trump! – Greater Manchester & District CND Rally
St. Peter’s Square, Manchester.
Sat 21 Jan, 12.00
Women’s March on London
A women-led march from Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square for the safeguarding of freedoms and fundamental rights threatened by recent political events.
Sat 21 Jan, 14.00
Save the Stockwell Centre
Protest called by Studley Estate Residents’ Association to stop closure of the community centre. All welcome, family friendly.
Meet: Stockwell Memorial Gardens (opposite tube)
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