14 September 2021
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AFZAL KHAN MP AND GMB GENERAL SECRETARY GARY SMITH UNVEIL PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH MUSLIM HERITAGE CENTRE

British Muslim Heritage Centre with GMB union

Unveiled a plaque at the British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) in Whalley Range to commemorate the history of the building as the former GMB National College.

Manchester, UK – 10/09/2021 Today, Afzal Khan MP, Member of Parliament for Manchester, Gorton, and Gary Smith, General Secretary of the GMB Union, unveiled a plaque at the British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) in Whalley Range to commemorate the history of the building as the former GMB National College.



13 July 2021
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OUR STATE PENSION IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH BUT STILL NEEDS TO BE PROTECTED FROM THIS GOVERNMENT

GMB union says save Pension from Tories

The Tories are coming under pressure to renege on one of their major manifesto promises, to maintain the triple lock tying pension increases to pay rises.

Our state pensions is not good enough, but still need to be protected from this government

Fairness isn’t a phrase I can associate with this current government. So when the chancellor talks about being fair it is worth looking a bit closer at what he might mean. The Tories are coming under pressure to renege on one of their major manifesto promises, to maintain the triple lock tying pension increases to pay rises.



24 May 2021
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GMB UNION URGE LABOUR TO LISTEN TO PEOPLE THAT MATTER

GMB union urge Labour to listen to those that matter

Cities and regions such as Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol and parts of Yorkshire where Labour has flourished because of the attitude of the local party activists and leaders.

GMB union Regional Political Officer, Neil Smith, urges Labour to listen to the people that matter.

Austerity, Brexit and lies shifted people to the right

Lessons for Labour page one: Let’s get back to our roots. Return to our original reason for existing. Listen to the people who matter, those who voted Atlee, Wilson and Blair into power in search of a New Jerusalem in this green and pleasant land.



13 May 2021
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GMB UNION GENERAL SECRETARY& TREASURER ELECTIONS 2021

GMB trade union 2021 Elections for General Secretary and Treasurer

If you do not receive your ballot paper by Thursday 13 May 2021, contact your Regional Office.

GMB union Elections 2021 for General Secretary and Treasurer

Dear GMB Member

Your union is holding an election for General Secretary & Treasurer. There are three candidates: Rehana Azam, Giovanna Holt and Gary Smith.

Everyone in membership of GMB on 31 March 2021 is entitled to vote in this important election.



1 May 2021
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21 April 2021
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ELECTION TIME TO PLACE X AND SELECT POLITICAL SERVANTS

GMB union prepares for Election to select public servants VOTE LABOUR

We need a lot of action and will need to campaign and demand extensive changes.

It’s election time soon and we all have the chance to place an X against a name and party to select our political servants, Thursday 6 May 2021.

Many MPs and councillors appear to have forgotten that they are here to serve the public. They are supposed to be Public Servants - it’s in the name - but not always in the practice.



17 February 2021
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GMB UNION SUPPORTING ANN O'BYRNE AS LABOUR CANDIDATE FOR LIVERPOOL MAYOR

Ann O'Byrne for Liverpool Mayor

Ann O’Byrne fits that bill and we fully believe she will make a huge difference to the way the city is run.

GMB union regional political officer, Neil Smith, is supporting Ann O’Byrne as Labour candidate for Liverpool Mayor.

As one of the biggest trade unions in the UK the GMB trade union can boast a positive impact on the lives of many working people. Our campaigns on employment rights, health and safety, Public services and the need for the most robust Covid safe conditions across the country are there to be shouted about and pursued robustly.



4 February 2021
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23 December 2020
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GMB UNION WANTS TO PLAY BIG PART IN ACHIEVING A BETTER SOCIETY

GMB union political officer Christmas message

GMB trade union working with Labour for a better society

As a trade union tied into the traditions of the labour movement and an affiliate of the Labour Party the GMB union wants to play a big part in achieving a better society.

And as the UK prepares for a festive season such has never experienced before, people are facing uncertainty about so many things, but one thing most of us want is an end to the way this country is being run.



4 November 2020
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FREE SCHOOL MEALS, HUNGER AND POLITICS

GMB union Free School Meals Campaign

We are fighting back as a union and are campaigning for example in Northern Ireland this week for the politicians to look at changing from provision of sandwiches to hot meals for school children in the province.

The Free School Meals Campaign. Hunger and GMB union politics

There has been a massive and welcome backlash against Tory intransigence over the issue of Free School Meals, with social media and much of the mainstream media questioning the decision to vote down a motion to provide for children in England during school holidays.

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