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

Steve Ogden

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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