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Campaign for a New Workers' Party
Following the RMT conference on working-class representation supporters of the campaign for a new workers' party are now looking towards the conference on 19 March.
This conference will be an opportunity to discuss how to take forward the campaign and plan the next steps. Updates on the agenda and speakers will be on the CNWP website www.cnwp.org.uk
New signatories this week include (all in a personal capacity):
- Sean Figg USDAW shop steward Brighton
- Bob Pearce Equity Thames Variety branch committee member
- David Brown UNISON steward
- Manny Dominguez Leeds General GMB/APEX branch committee member
- Scott McKie Coventry CWU rep
- Ian Hodgkins CWU Coventry committee member
- Jackie Grunsell Secretary of Huddersfield Save our NHS campaign
- David White retired member of Amicus and Tony Benn's election agent 1979
- Tai Drameh UNISON Branch Secretary
- Alan Whitlock UNISON shop steward
- June Olyett UNISON shop steward
- Kath Housley PCS DWP Sheffield Head Office branch rep
- Linda Woollen PCS DWP Sheffield district branch organiser
- Andrea Higgins PCS DWP Sheffield district branch rep
- Rich Boswell PCS DWP Sheffield district branch rep
- Gloria Tanner PCS branch organiser Swansea Pension Centre
- Paul Liversey Education officer Knowsley unison
- Jacqui Berry Chatham ISR branch organiser
- Chris Hodder PCS rep at Inland Revenue Coventry
- Ken Smith Stop the War Coalition Steering Committee
- Angela Wallace PCS DWP City of Sunderland branch secretary
- Gavin Dudley GMB rep Newcastle
- John Marston GMB branch president
- Mick Cotter Chair AMICUS (London United Craft Branch)
- Jared Wood RMT (London Underground)
- Tony Church PCS DWP Branch Secretary
- Alan Groves DWP PCS Branch Organiser
- Bash Chilwa PCS branch Officer
- Emma Beck PCS Inland Revenue branch health and safety rep
- Josie Nicholls UNISON Leicestershire County Council branch secretary
- Damon Gibbons Chair Debt on our doorstep campaign Leicester
- David Osler Author
- Labour Party plc: New Labour as a Party of Business and former news editor of Tribune
- Lewis Peacock RMT/TU Representative
- Tansy Feltis branch secretary PCS Food Standards Agency in central London and secretary London Left Unity.
Campaign for a New Workers' Party
Sunday 19 March 2006, University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1
Local launch meetings coming up
23 February 7.30pm
320 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9
Speakers include: Ian Page, Lewisham Socialist
Party councillor, Rob MacDonald, President
Lambeth College students' union.
23 February 7:30pm
William Morris Centre, Walthamstow.
25 February 2pm
Goldsmiths College, Room MB2106, Lewisham Way.
1 March 7.30pm
Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard Street (near Borough tube).
4 February 1pm
SADACCA Club, The Wicker, Sheffield.
16 February 7:30pm
Unitarian Church, High Street, Swansea.
Speakers include: Gloria Tanner (PCS), Rob Williams (TGWU convenor, Visteon), Sarah Mayo (PCS) - all speakers in personal capacity.
For more information on the Campaign for a New Workers' Party, go to www.cnwp.org.uk
email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to CNWP, PO Box 858, London E11 1YG.
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In The Socialist 9 February 2006: