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.
Protest the Tory Party Conference
The People’s Assembly are holding a major conference and a national demonstration in Birmingham, to demand an alternative to ‘Austerity Britain’.
Tues 4 Oct, 19.30
Migration, Ethnicity and the Aftermath of the Referendum
Public meeting in Brighton, with speaker from Left Unity, EuroMernet and CASE Central.
Friends meeting house, Ship St, Brighton.
Sat 8 Oct, 10.00
Stand Up To Racism National Conference
Examining the current struggle against racism in Britain and beyond. Speakers include Jeremy Corbyn.
Sat 8 Oct, 11.00
Brexit Britain: What went wrong and what next?
Organised by Another Europe Is Possible, Open Democracy, Democracy in Europe 2025, and the LSE Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit.
29-30 Oct, 11.00
Left Unity National Conference, Liverpool
On Saturday members will discuss and vote on a range of policy motions to guide our political work for the coming year. On Sunday there will be open discussion and a variety of workshops.
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