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From The Socialist newspaper, 18 January 2017

Unite the Union elections

Suzanne Muna at Leyton garage, Unite London bus strike, 13.1.15

Suzanne Muna at Leyton garage, Unite London bus strike, 13.1.15   (Click to enlarge)

Four Socialist Party members are standing on the United Left slate in the Unite executive elections that take place at the same time as the union's general secretary ballot.

Suzanne Muna has been on the executive since 2015 and is again standing for one of the London & Eastern territorial seats, while Jamie Concozza is on the list for Scotland. Former anti-cuts councillor Kevin Bennett is up for election in the General Engineering, Manufacturing and Servicing (GEMS) sector and Jimmy Tyson is standing in construction.

Nominations are from 16 January - 17 February and voting is between 27 March - 19 April

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