Working Class Movement Library

A blog from the Working Class Movement Library in Salford

There’s got to be a thesis in this for someone…

Posted by wcmlibrary on November 22, 2012

We are fortunate in having acquired, through the good offices of former UNISON NW Regional Secretary Frank Hont, a full set of the reports of the NALGO/UNISON National Delegate Conferences from 1989 to 2011, plus related papers.  The Conferences have a vibrant life and culture of their own. The various newsletters representing regional, factional and minority groups add to the sometimes carnival atmosphere.

Two items captured my attention:

  • A North West newsletter with a photograph of WCML’s current Treasurer Dennis Maginn on it, dating from 1993!
  • And a spoof report called Tiny Trot, which purports to be a report from a playgroup infiltrated by Trotskyite activists…

Alain Kahan


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