The National Council leads and manages organisational and financial issues between national conferences. It meets at least four times a year and is made up of:

  • Four nationally elected principal speakers
  • Six nationally elected office holders
  • Fifteen nationally elected council members
  • Forty regional representatives, assigned proportionally
  • One representative from each of the caucuses

Minutes of National Council meetings can be found here.
Minutes of the Executive Committee, which is elected from the National Council, can be found here.

National Council members 2017

National Secretary: Felicity Dowling

Principal Speakers: Joseph Healy, Nick Jones and Sharon McCourt

Media Officer: Kate Hudson

Trade Union Officer: Stephen Hall

Membership and Communication officer: Andrew Burgin

Nationally elected members

Ann Bennett, Len Arthur, Barbara Segal, Julie Morrow, Neil Faulkner, Alison Treacher, Richard Farnos, Pete McLaren, Bianca Todd, Bob Williams Findlay and Steve Freeman

Regional and national places

London

Doug Thorpe, Ruth Steigman and Phil Hearse

North West Region

Martin Ralph

South East region

Ed Huxley, Pip Tindall, John Fitzgerald

West Midlands region

Darren McCourt

Yorkshire and Humberside region

Marc Renwick

Wales

Peter Jones, Pam Stevens

Disputes

(Following a by-election in summer 2017, Vera Arthur, Francis Fish and Jim Hollinshead were elected to join Steve Ogden on the Disputes Committee)

Vera Arthur, Francis Fish, Jim Hollinshead and Steve Ogden

If you wish to contact the Disputes Committee, please email disputes@leftunity.org

Constitutional Commission

Kate Hudson, Ed Huxley, Bob Whitehead


National Council and committee members are elected annually by all-member ballot. For more information email elections@leftunity.org


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

Saturday 25th November
Trump: Nuclear Apocalypse or New Cold War?

Leeds Swarthmore Centre at 2pm with Kate Hudson, General Secretary, CND. The threat of nuclear war is at its highest level since the Cold War. What can socialists do to stop it? facebook here

Saturday 25th November
Discussing Catalan self-determination

South London Left Unity discussion, also talking about the future of the left outside the Labour Party: 1- 4pm, Camberwell Library, Camberwell Green London SE5 7AL. All welcome.

Saturday 2 December
Latin America Conference 2017

TUC Congress House London at 9.15am: With countries across Latin America facing a resurgent right and the threat of intervention from Trump, this year’s Latin America Conference will be the most crucial yet. More info here

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