Working for Working People: Unite's First Policy Conference

By Unite The Union, PRNE
Thursday, May 27, 2010

ATTN: North East Editors

LONDON, May 28, 2010 - The full agenda for the Unite policy conference is now available at:
Joint general secretary Tony Woodley will address the conference on Monday
morning. Brendan Barber, TUC general secretary, will address the conference
on Wednesday while on Thursday, Harriet Harman, leader of the opposition will

Derek Simpson, joint general secretary, will deliver his conference
speech on Thursday afternoon. The four-day conference will see over 700 Unite
activists gather to decide the union's policies on the most pressing issues
facing workers today, including support for manufacturing and defending the
public services. Key debates will include the question of Trident renewal and
the steps needed to ensure the Labour party reconnects with working people.

Media are welcome to attend the conference. If you would like to register
to attend, please email Martha Campbell (
stating what days you wish to attend and your full contact details. Please
also advise if you will need sound and visual feeds.

All media enquiries during the conference should be directed to Pauline Doyle on +44(0)7976-832-861 or Ciaran Naidoo on +44(0)7768-931-315.

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