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Left gains in NUT elections

Issue No. 2093

The elections for the national executive of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) have meant a slight but significant shift towards a majority for the combined left.

While most of the 27 regions saw no political change, the left in Outer London won three out of four seats, a gain of one. Together with the new role for a left vice-president Gill Goodswen, the left has a majority on the executive for the very first time in the union’s history.

Newly elected Outer London member Nick Grant from Ealing, west London, said, “The left’s win in Outer London proves that our policies, especially over strikes over pay, have found favour with teachers.”


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Tue 18 Mar 2008, 19:07 GMT
Issue No. 2093
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