CWUYouth Blogs

An inside look at our NEC

Chris Hand

20 September 2013 Under our rules, the Chair of the National Youth Committee attends National Executive Council meetings on a non-voting basis...

Nasty Politics from the Nasty Party

Simon Sapper

    13 September 2013 Yesterday was an amazing day media-wise for our union.  But in all the debates, interviews, sound bites and speculation,...

Me & Mr Miliband

Chris Hand

I had a great opportunity yesterday to meet two very high profile people. Labour's Ed Miliband and the TUC's General Secretary Francis O'Grady. It...

The Lobbying Bill - all you need to know

Simon Sapper

The so-called “Lobbying Bill” has created a huge amount of concern since it was published the day before Parliament rose for the summer recess in J...

Politics and theatre – two sides of the same coin

Simon Sapper

2 September 2013 I recently was privileged to see a new stage production of Robert Tressell's Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.  The original...