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Newcastle TUC meets on the first Wednesday of each month. The next meeting, on 6 September, will be in-person/Zoom hybrid. Please email secretary@newcastle-tuc.org.uk for details

Newcastle TUC's Annual Report on 2022

Tyne & Wear May Day 2023

The 2023 March and Rally was held on Saturday 29 April and was followed by a social at the Tyneside Irish Centre.
Click here to see the 2022 brochure on issuu.com.
Work Programme 2022-23

Trades Union Councils Programme Of Work 2022-2023

The TUC Trades Union Councils campaign plan for 2022-23, based on the decisions of the 2022 Annual Conference of Trades Union Councils, sets out what our movement will do together, over the coming year. It’s our manifesto for working people. It complements the campaigns and industrial priorities of individual unions, and offers a platform for members of different unions to work together on campaigns locally, through trades councils, regionally and nationally.
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The Lucas Aerospace Shop Stewards’ Combine’s Alternative Corporate Plan of 1976 was a pioneering effort by workers at the arms company to retain jobs by proposing alternative, socially-useful applications of the company’s technology and their own skills. A 40th anniversary conference, sponsored by (among others) Newcastle TUC, was held in Birmingham on 26 November 2016.

"A local conference was held in Newcastle on 9 November 2019."

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'William Blake at the Bridge Hotel'

Poetry collection launched on Wednesday 27 October 2021, Bridge Hotel, Newcastle
Sponsored by UNISON Newcastle city branch and Newcastle Trades Union Council, Culture Matters launched William Blake at the Bridge Hotel: Ten Newcastle Poets, edited by Paul Summers. The writers presented are diverse in style but unified by their progressive politics and class. Their visions of the city and its people straddle an epoch which has witnessed deindustrialisation and the dismantling of traditional working-class communities into a more nuanced, multicultural and complex reality.
Read the whole book online here!