Reminder For 2 Rallies

You are reminded of 2 upcoming rallies

Britain Deserves a Pay Rise – Rally
Thursday 12 Oct 2017
Britain Deserves a Pay Rise/Break the Pay Cap London Rally and Demonstration:
Assemble from 5:20 pm, opposite Downing Street


Britain Still Needs a Pay Rise Rally
Tuesday 17 Oct 2017
Britain Still Needs a Pay Rise Rally and Lobby of Parliament
2 pm – 4 pm, Parliament Square.

SERTUC H&S Reps Conference – Friday 6 October 2017


Fri 6 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 14:30

TUC Congress House,
23-28 Great Russell Street, London


SERTUC H&S Reps Conference:
Stronger Unions – Safer Workplaces – Safer Communities

Guest Speakers:
Hugh Robertson, TUC Senior Policy Officer, Health and Safety
Marie Hughes, unionlearn Education Officer, London, East, South East
Jeff Cheeseman, ASLEF, H&S Rep at Norwood Depot
Anastasia Ahern, BECTU, H&S Rep at Royal Opera House
Charlotte Hall, Greater London Authority, Senior Policy Officer, Health
Paul Donaldson, HCSA, Honorary Secretary
Phil James, Middlesex University, Professor of Employment Relations
Sarah Friday, NAPO, National Officer
James Smith, UNISON South East, Regional Organiser
Tony Lampey, USDAW, H&S Rep at Tesco Distribution Centre, Crawley

This is an event for trade union health and safety reps and trade unionists interested in campaigning on health, safety and well-being issues at work or in the community.

Information about the venue:
Congress House is a fully accessible building.
Contact for further information:
There is no charge for attending this event.
PLEASE REGISTER: or 020 7467 1220

SERTUC H&S Conference flyer
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Map & Directions
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Link to SERTUC website & H&S Conference


Burston Strike School Rally – Book Now

Sunday 3rd September 2017

UNITE London & Eastern Region Coach

The coach will be picking up at:
Euston Station (Eversholt Street) at 8.00 a.m.
The coach will depart from Burston at 4.30 p.m. The return coach fare is:
£5.00 per seat – Unite Members / £7.00 per seat – Non-Unite Members

Bookings: / 0208 800 4281

Leaflet with event details and background to the strike
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Circular and booking form
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Peace Pledge Union

Following an interesting conversation at the NUT Annual Conference 2017, the NTA receives correspondence from the Peace Pledge Union. The latest message includes the following information:

“….the London arms fair will take place at the Excel Centre in Newham Borough in September (known formally as Defence Systems and Equipment International, or DSEI). The PPU will be campaigning against it, along with lots of other organisations such as the Campaign Against Arms Trade and War Resisters International….”

If interested, members can contact the PPU at:

Symon Hill

Peace Pledge Union
020 7424 9444

Latest news on pacifist activism: read PPU July 2017 update

Disabled Members’ ESH Report

Report from Disabled Members’ Equality Seat Holder on NUT National Executive, Mandy Hudson.

Please note that the following is the opinion of the ESH and does not necessarily represent the Union’s existing policies.

Disabled Teachers’ ESH report July 2017
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Please visit the NTA’s Equality Officers webpage and the NTA’s Equality campaign webpage for more coverage of equality topics.

End collective punishment of Gaza’s children

Message from Brad Parker
“Staff Attorney & International Advocacy Officer
Defense for Children International – Palestine”


“An entirely man-made humanitarian crisis faces the nearly 2 million Palestinians living in Gaza, 43 percent of whom are under 15 years old. Israel’s 10-year military siege of the tiny coastal enclave and repeated Israeli military offensives have trapped Palestinians in dire conditions.


Continue reading End collective punishment of Gaza’s children

LGBT+ National Executive Member Report

Report from NUT LGBT+ National Executive Member, Annette Pryce:
(Please note that the following is the opinion of the ESH and does not necessarily represent the Union’s existing policies.)

August 2017 LGBT+ National Executive Member Report
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Other recent LGBT+ information for NTA members can be found on the NTA website at: