WHAT IS THE GREEN PARTY TRADES UNION GROUP?
The Green Party Trade Union Group is part of the Green Party of England & Wales, set up under the rules of GPEW on the same basis as its other sub-groups
Membership of GPTU is open to any current members of GPEW.
The usual method of joining will be to join the GPTU email list, (contact Noel Lynch: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
GPEW members can also join by contacting GPTU committee members.
GPTU aims to provide a discussion forum and support for GP members in who sometimes find themselves in a minority in their Trades Unions.
GPTU also aims to further good relations between GPEW and Trades Unions and the labour movement nationally, internationally, locally and regionally, by putting forward policy and campaign proposals to GPEW and to Trades Unions. It campaigns on behalf of GPEW by participating in Trades Union and other political and cultural events and by drafting and distributing appropriate publicity materials. GPTU aims to encourage Trades Unions to give financial and other support to GPEW.
More details of GPTU can be found on this website and more details of the Green Party of England & Wales can be found by following the link below.
Green Party Conference Autumn 2011
Autumn Conference 2011 will be held from 9-12 September
at Sheffield Hallam University.