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From The Socialist newspaper, 30 October 2004
UNISON general secretary election:
Nominate Roger Bannister
SOCIALIST PARTY member Roger Bannister is standing for election as
UNISON general secretary.
Nominations close on 10 December so it essential that all Socialist
Party members and supporters in the union argue for their branch to
nominate Roger as soon as possible.
How to nominate Roger Bannister
Download nomination papers for Roger Bannister
Elect Roger Bannister website: www.ElectRogerBannister.org.uk
When Roger stood in 2000 he got 71,021 votes, nearly 32%.
Standing as "A fighting general secretary on a worker's wage"
he will be standing against a leadership which is increasingly seen as
being too close to New Labour.
As Roger says:
"If members want to register a vote against the Labour Party or
want to be balloted about continued affiliation, I'm the only candidate
offering that alternative."
As secretary of the Knowsley branch, Roger has scored a major victory
over the consequences of the Single Status Agreement.
He successfully lead a strike in defence of the 35-hour week. This
resulted in a reduction of the working week for all 37-hour employees in
To nominate Roger, note that he is a member of Knowsley branch, number:
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In The Socialist 30 October 2004:
Unite And Fight
Why We're Going On Strike
International socialist news and analysis
Troops Out Of Iraq
Israel: Sharon's 'Entanglement Plan'
The White House For Sale
Ukraine: Galol Plant Workers Left High And Dry
Opel Workers - Down But Not Out
Life As A Refugee
Socialist Party campaigns
Socialist Party Stands To Stop Privatisers
How The NHS Is Being Taken Apart
Wythenshawe: Young People Need Decent
Four Weeks To Get All Pledges In
Workplace news and events
Nominate Roger Bannister
Manchester Evening News Strike
Support Jaguar Workers
Coventry Workers Fight Back
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