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Janice Godrich: use your vote in Group Elections and vote Left Unity!

Janice Godrich, national president of PCS, re-elected for the 16th time by members, writes in a personal capacity to encourage all PCS members to vote for Left Unity candidates in the DWP Group Elections. The decisive win for the socialist

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A personal message from PCS President, Janice Godrich

Janice Godrich, national president of PCS, writes to all members to urge them to vote in the national union elections and to re-elect her, to continue the fight with the government office – whether in the Cabinet Office or at

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Thatcher plot against the left in CPSA

One of the predecessor unions of PCS, the Civil and Public Services Association (CPSA) was famous in the trade union movement as a battleground between the right-wing of the labour movement and the left wing. Today’s Morning Star throws light

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Left Unity victory in NEC elections, now win the Group elections

The Democracy Alliance in which Left Unity plays the leading part has beenn re-elected once again to defend and represent PCS members who are in the front-line of the Tories austerity policies. Can we take this opportunity to thank all

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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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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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PCS Elections 2016 – re-elect a fighting, campaigning leadership

We are writing to request that you nominate and support Democracy Alliance candidates in this year’s 2016 National Executive Committee Elections to continue to lead this union. Under the leadership of the Democracy Alliance – an alliance between Left Unity

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Re-elect Mark Serwortka

The nomination process for the general secretary elections has now begun! Mark Serwotka has led the way as General Secretary of the PCS in building a democratic, campaigning union that has fought hard to defend members interests and public services.

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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.