Supplementary Report for AGM January 2015

Secretary’s Supplementary Report for AGM January 2015


Wolverhampton, Bilston & District TUC


  • 2015 WB&DTUC officer nominations receivedfrom UNISON General:


President (Chairperson) Marie Taylor – CYW-Unite

Vice-President Rob Marris UNITE WM/6150

Secretary Nick Kelleher UNISON General

Treasurer John Grant UCU

Minutes Secretary Marion Halfpenny NUT

Auditor Adrian Turner UNISON General


  • Elections to be taken at AGM for 2015 TUC Equality conference observers:


Women’s TUC Wed 11th – Fri 13th March [deadline 16-1-15]

Black Workers’ TUC Fri 17th – Sun 19th April [deadline 6-3-15]

Disability TUC  Wed 28 & Thurs 29 May [deadline 12-4-15]

LGBT TUC Thurs 25 & Fri 26 June [deadline 1-5-15]

All of these conferences are taking place at Congress House, London.



  • 13 branches still to re-affiliate – Thanks to branches that have re-affiliated for 2015:

ASLEF Community 17000 UCATT

UNISON UniversityUNITE-CYW UNITE WM 6151 (Lock & Metal)




Friday 16th January 7.15pm for 7.30pm film start

PSC film Clour of Olives FRIENDS’s Meeting House, 8b Summerfield Road, Wolverhampton


Friday 23rd January In the Shadow of Elisabeth (Bilston steelworks) Launch Night

6pm in Bilston Community Centre, Prouds Lane

featuring speeches by; Pat McFadde MP; Cllr Bert Turner; a former Bilston steelworker & entertainment


Union members working in the NHS in England will walk out for 12 hours on Thursday 29 January followed by action short of strike for a month, then a further 24 hour strike on Wednesday 25 February.  They will then work to rule between Friday 30 January and Tuesday 24 February


Black Country Unite Against Fascism are calling a counter protest ‘Dudley United against Racism’ in response to the threatened demonstration by the EDL on

Saturday 7th February assemble in the Square in Stone Street from 11am 


apply for places at festivals working with us by 21st Mach 2015


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