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Union leaders at TUC back right to march past Tory party conference

Issue No. 2219

Leading trade unionists have signed a statement calling for marchers to be able to protest outside the Tory party conference on 3 October.

They include Tony Woodley and Derek Simpson (Unite joint general secretaries), Paul Kenny (GMB general secretary) Mary Bousted (ATL general secretary) and Mary Turner (GMB president).

Birmingham council is refusing to allow any marches past the Tory conference.

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