Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition



The RMT is supporting the Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition for election in the 2012 London Assembly elections.

TUSC Public Meeting

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The Trade Union & Socialist Coalition is holding a public meeting this Wednesday 6th march at 7:30 p.m.
at Gospel Oak Primary School, Mansfield Road, London NW3 2JB.

RMT General Secretary Bob Crow will be speaking at the event which is in support of TUSC candidate - and RMT London Transport Region Secretary - John Reid who is standing as an anti cuts candidate in the gospel oak ward by-election.

RMT Slams Media Blackout Of Working Class Candidate Darren Procter In Eastleigh By-election

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With less than a week to go in the Eastleigh by-election, promoted by the resignation of ConDem criminal Chris Huhne, transport union RMT today blasted a deliberate media blackout of working class candidate Darren Procter, a member of the union’s executive and the candidate of the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition (TUSC).

Brixton By-Election: Support TUSC

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From London Transport Region Secretary John Reid

Dear Comrades,

Attached are the Brixton and Walthamstow leaflets which include the meeting details Brixton Monday 14th Jan speaker Steve Hedley RMT Assistant General Secretary

Walthamstow Wednesday 23rd Jan

Please encourage RMT members to come to these meetings and to get involved in campaigning in Brixton.

The byelection is on Thursday 17th January (ie next week).

Please ask for RMT members to come out this Saturday, 12th January

TUSC Election Results

A TOTAL of 134 candidates, standing in 133 wards in 40 councils, contested the English and Welsh local elections on May 3rd under the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) umbrella. In addition, TUSC stood a candidate in the Liverpool mayoral contest and a list of candidates for the all-London Assembly Member part of the Greater London Authority (GLA) elections (it did not stand candidates for the London mayor or the 14 GLA Constituency Member seats).

Candidates For The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing candidates for the GLA Elections on the 3rd May. Alex Gordon RMT President is No 1 Candidate and Steve Hedley is also on the list.

Meeting To Support Trade Unionist & Socialist Candidates In London Assembly Elections

26/04/2012 19:00
26/04/2012 21:00

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing in elections on Thursday 3 May for the London Assembly against cuts and privatisation of public services.

TUSC Poster: Where Will Your Vote Go On May 3rd?

Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition candidates are being supported by the RMT in the London Assembly elections. Read more on their website and on this site here.

RMT President Leads London Assembly Electoral Challenge

President of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) selected to lead new trade unionist and socialist electoral challenge for Greater London Assembly Elections in May 2012

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) has selected Alex Gordon President of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) to lead its list for the London Assembly elections due to take place on 3 May 2012.

Council of Executives Member's Report to Regional Council, February 2012

These are the issues I covered in my report to the Regional Council on 23 February:

  • Track contractors’ charter
  • Website / app
  • RMT/TSSA merger
  • Eurostar cleaners / Heathrow Express
  • Petrit’s legal case
  • Women – training / conference
  • Alstom – Jerusalem LR
  • TUSC – C of E to consult branches
  • Grades and equalities conferences
  • World Book Day / ULRs
  • Tube Lines pay, pensions, DSM dispute
  • Breaches of casualisation dispute settlement (ICSAs, agency staff)
  • Stations access

RMT to Consult on Support for TUSC in GLA Election

RMT Council of Executives decision:

That we write to all Branches and Regional Councils in the Greater London Authority election area asking if they have any objections to supporting these candidates. We make clear to Branches we are seeking views on the GLA London wide Assembly top up list election and not the GLA constituency election or Mayoral election. A copy of the Trade Union & Socialist Coalition manifesto to also be enclosed in the letter to Branches.

Branch responses to be placed before the Council of Executives on 21st March.

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