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3 April 2019
National elections in the PCS civil servants' union start on 16 April and finish 9 May. They are for the national executive committee (NEC), which is elected annually, and the assistant general secretary (AGS) position - elected for a five-year term
20 February 2019
Forty years of union activists' work, building the broad left of the civil servants' union PCS Left Unity - and democratising the union, is being put at risk by the divisive and sectarian antics of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and Socialist View group.
13 February 2019
The strike ballot's key demand is a 10% pay rise -and we need a socialist leadership to deliver it
6 February 2019
Chris has widespread support from lay reps and members.
30 January 2019
Left Unity, the broad left in the PCS, voted for Chris Baugh to be its candidate for AGS
9 January 2019
Chris Baugh is standing for the PCS Left Unity assistant general secretary nomination in a rerun of this election.
28 November 2018
The voting for the PCS Left Unity elections closed on 23 November. These results determine the Left Unity slate in next year's PCS civil servant's trade union elections for assistant general secretary (AGS) and national executive committee as well as leading positions in Left Unity itself.
31 October 2018
PCS civil service union Assistant General Secretary (AGS) Chris Baugh, elected three times since 2004, has won at least eight nomination meetings in his campaign to be the Left Unity AGS candidate for a fourth term.
17 October 2018
The left in the PCS will be agreeing its programme and election candidates
13 September 2018
Socialist View published an article on their support for Janice Godrich's campaign to be elected PCS assistant general secretary
22 August 2018
PCS activists have been shocked by the launch of a new group set up to campaign for Janice Godrich against incumbent and Socialist Party member Chris Baugh as the union's AGS.
20 August 2018
The dispute within the left of Britain's largest civil service union raises key issues for the whole labour movement. Above all, the need for democratic, lay-member control of fighting trade unions.
30 May 2018
Delegates massively voted to proceed to a strike ballot
23 May 2018
Jeremy Corbyn needs to do the same by standing up to Blairite saboteurs.
As the deadlock at the top of the Tory Party continues, Tory MPs are reported to be telling their constituency parties to prepare for another snap general election
17 May 2018
Support Chris Baugh's re-election as AGS: PCS members will be shocked and disappointed that Janice Godrich intends to stand against fellow Socialist Party member Chris
16 May 2018
A huge Socialist Party "Tories Out!" banner greeted 20,000 marchers
28 March 2018
I had the pleasure of supporting PCS members working for Carillion outside the British Museum at their protest on 20 March calling for the cleaning and facilities management contract to be brought back in-house, writes Chris Baugh, PCS assistant general secretary.
7 March 2018
The past month or so, branches of the civil servants' union PCS have been holding annual general meetings, writes Marion Lloyd, PCS NEC and chair Left Unity.
27 September 2017
The demonstration outside Tory party conference in Manchester on 1 October is the first main mobilisation since the TUC congress
11 September 2017
The National Shop Stewards Network rally in Brighton on 10 September was the most inspiring yet
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