Unite the Union

Unite the Union

September 12, 2007 11:55 ET

Trade unionists from the Scotland take their message to the Labour party conference

SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2007) - Unite members will be attending a rally at Bournemouth for the Labour party conference (23rd September) demanding affordable housing, improved public services and better employment rights.

Unite the UK's biggest union has organised a massive demonstration to send a 'message to Labour' this is Gordon Brown's first Labour party conference as Prime Minister and leader of the Labour Party Leader.

The Scottish Unite Regional Secretary, John Quigley said,
"Hundreds of workers from across the UK will be gathering in Bournemouth to send a message to the Labour government that they need to adopt policies to deliver affordable housing, high quality public services and equality of employment laws with our colleagues in Europe.

"Unite the Union have members throughout an extensive range of industrial sectors, this is a call for Labour to listen to ordinary working people and their families and is essential that they listen to ensure that Labour delivers our core vote at the next general election.

Notes to Editor

The demonstration is being held at:
Meyrick Park, Bournemouth
Assemble 1.00 p.m. march starts at 2.00 p.m.

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