Monthly Archives: April 2016

PCS Group Elections open – vote PCS Left Unity!

Group elections are now open – and the fight begins to re-elect fighting democratic group leaderships of PCS. Sarah Spencer, young member, Dundee Pensions branch secretary, and candidate for DWP GEC explains why this means voting Left Unity in group

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The fight against Land Registry Privatisation goes on

By Dave Lunn, Vice President, Land Registry group (Personal Capacity) At 5pm on the evening before parliament recessed for Easter, plans to consult on the proposed privatisation of Land Registry were sneakily released by George Osborne’s office. These new plans

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Join PCS Left Unity in the Home Office

By Lawrence Dunne PCS Group Vice President, Home Office (personal capacity) For a long time now, the Home Office has been a willing guinea pig for the medicine which the Government are trying to inject into the wider public sector.

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DWP Election 2016: A personal message from Fran Heathcote, Group President

Dear fellow PCS Rep, I am writing to you in a personal capacity to ask you to use the enclosed leaflets (see attached below) to maximise support in your workplace for Left Unity in the DWP GEC and NEC elections.

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Young members – why I’m voting for PCS Left Unity!

Why I am voting for PCS Left Unity in 2016 Claire Keogh, Young Member, Branch Organiser in DWP Longbenton (personal capacity) As a young person who grew up through austerity, the socialist movement is incredibly important to me, and to

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2016 Elections: A message from Janice Godrich, PCS national president

Dear Colleague PCS is one of the most democratic unions in the UK. Shortly you will receive ballot papers to elect your National Executive Committee for the next 12 months. I would like to ask you to consider re-electing me

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Get your branch ready for elections 2016 – vote Democracy Alliance

Ballots will begin arriving 21st April. Ballots must be returned by 12th May. Get your DWP Left Unity Slate here. Get your HMRC Left Unity Slate here. Get the Democracy Alliance slate for NEC elections here. If your branch has

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Fight for a Northern Powerhouse, not a Northern Poorhouse

Join the march on April 9th, Sheffield. Assemble at noon, Devonshire Green, Sheffield S3 7SG and march to city hall for rally and speakers. Marion Lloyd, PCS BIS Group President, writing in a personal capacity explains this new Tory attack and

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PCS Left Unity

Left Unity is a faction within the Public & Commercial Services Union (PCS) that is represented at every level of the union, from branches and workplaces to the National Executive Committee. We believe in a democratic and fighting union and have a proud history within PCS and its predecessor unions in delivering for members.