Thursday 20th June

venue Unite Office, 6 Victoria Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1LD next to bus station, over bridge from train station

Wolverhampton, Bilston & District Trades Union Council Delegate Meeting starts 7-15pm

- all trade union supporters welcome -

speaker at 8pm: tbc

Minutes of last delegate meeting

Secretary’s report


starts 7-15pm all trade union supporters welcome


 1. Welcome & introductions to delegates & visitors + apologies

2. Minutes of April delegate Meeting & Matters Arising
3. EC report and Correspondence
4. Reports/discussions:
a)  delegate reports:  UNITE, UNISON, FBU, UCU, RMT, PCS, LP and others
b) draft WBDTUC rules discussion
c) WBDTUC Secretary's report  – Bro Kelleher
d) Wodenstock (14 July)
e) Midlands TUC Pensioners' Network - Bro Deacon
f) Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity - Bro Deacon

5. speaker at 8pm:


  1. any other business - meeting ends around 9pm
  • meeting ends around 9pm

  • tea/coffee etc available at meetings courtesy of UNITE the union

  • The City of Wolverhampton Council is set to introduce free evening parking at selected city centre car parks.  A total of 150 free spaces will be created at four car parks - Bell Street, Snow Hill, Temple Street and Tempest Street every evening from 5.30pm until 4am from April 1.  The new introduction enhances the existing 400 on-street parking spaces which are free after 6pm. This brings the total number of free carparking spaces to 550 in the city centre.  


future DELEGATE MEETINGS and EVENTS in 2019, we meet the 3rd Thursday each month @7-15pm venue Unite Office, 6 Victoria Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1LD next to bus station, over bridge from train station


more EVENTS in 2019
  • Thursday 20th June WB&DTUC Delegate meeting  
  • Saturday 6th July Cradley Women Chainmakers’ festival from 11am, Cradley Heath High St
  • Thursday 18th July WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Cnllr John Reynolds, cabinet member for City Economy, on Development in the City, especially the city centre
  • no August WB&DTUC Delegate meeting
  • Sunday 1st September Burston Strike School Rally, 3 free places are sponsored by Wolves TUC each year, contact us 
  • Thursday 19th September WB&DTUC Delegate meeting - Shrewsbury 24 Campaign speaker
  • Thursdays 17th October WB&DTUC Delegate meeting
  • Thursday  21st November WB&DTUC Delegate meeting
  • Thursday 19th December 2019 WB&DTUC Delegate meeting

WB&DTUC Executive Committee meetings:

  2019 (all dates are Wednesdays at 7.30pm):

12 June

10 July

11 September

  9 October

13 November

11 December


Previous activities this year:

Thursday 16th May WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Grace Millar UCU on her research into British Mining post nationalisation

Wednesday 1st May, 7pm Workers’ Day @ Pegasus WV6 0QQ

Sunday 28th April Workers’ Memorial Day 12.30pm @cenotaph/Workers’ Memorial Day Tree, W’ton

Thursday 18th April WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Dr Francisco Domínguez National Secretary Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

 Thursday 21st March WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Lee Barron Secretary Midlands TUC; presentation of TUC Silver Badge of Merit for long service to our President Marie Taylor and Vice  President Rob Marris

Thursday 21st February WB&DTUC Delegate meeting  with speaker from Police Spies Out of Lives, a campaigning support group working to achieve an end to the sexual and psychological abuse of campaigners and others by undercover police officers.

Heart unions week 9/10 Feb campaigninng with flowers in Wednesfiels & Bilston

AGM 17 Jan 2019 we showed The Plan 30min film of the pioneering effort by workers at the arms-related company Lucas Aerospace, to defend their jobs by proposing alternative, socially-useful applications of the company’s technology and their own skills.