General Secretary & Treasurer Election Hustings

The election for our General Secretary and Treasurer will take place over the coming weeks.  This is clearly an important election which will determine who will lead the union for the next five years.

We have arranged therefore, two hustings events which will give all activists and members an opportunity to hear from and to question both candidates, who are Tim Roache and Kathleen Walker Shaw.  The events are as follows:

Thursday, 17th October 2019 - 7.00pm until 9.00pm

Council Chamber

Leeds Civic Hall

Calverley Street



Monday, 21st October 2019 - 7.00pm until 9.00pm

GMB Sheffield Office Conference Room

Suite 4

Building 5

Meadowhall Business Park

Carbrook Hall Road


S9 2EQ


Tea & coffee will be available at both hustings from 6.45pm.

Please note that the Leeds event will be filmed and screened on the appropriate union sites as required by the election bylaws.  Cath Pinder our Regional President will chair both events.

Please try get along to one of the events above.   


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