UNISON Bradford Local Government Branch

The branch is run by a committed group of individuals who believe passionately in public services and the public sector ethos. We represent over 7,500 members in Bradford Council, and those employees engaged in delivering public services allied to the Council, such as Bradford Community Housing Trust, Serco, Care Trust, in addition we have members in Further Education Colleges and the Community and Voluntary Sector within the City.

Branch Officers 2014/2015


A – ACCREDITED OFFICERS/STEWARDS

Chairperson Graham Keegan A
513170 or 07584146033
chair@bradfordunison.org.uk
Vice Chair Lynda Andrews A
513170 or 07805582857
childrens@bradfordunison.org.uk
Secretary Linda Crowther A
513170  or 07866802827
secretary@bradfordunison.org.uk
Treasurer Yasin Bilimoria N
01274 254155
yasin.bilimoria@incommunities.co.uk
Communications Officer Alan Whyte A
434976 or 04539167566
alan.whyte@bradford.gov.uk
Sports & Social Officer VACANT                 
Equalities Officer Jayne Booth A
254143
jayne.booth@incommunities.co.uk
Education
Co-ordinator
Anne Harvey A 432786 christine.smith@bradford.gov.uk
Youth Officer VACANT      
Membership Officer VACANT      
International Officer Mick Nolan A 437123 mick.nolan@bradford.gov.uk
Welfare Officer    
 

Health and Safety Officers

Independent Job Share

Simon Moscrop

Alan Whyte

A

A

434286

434976

simon.moscrop@bradford.gov.uk 

alan.whyte@bradford.gov.u

Labour Link Officer Saba Gabrielle Moussa A
07980694507
saba.moussa@bradford.gov.uk
Lifelong Learning
Co-ordinator
VACANT      
Auditors VACANT      

Branch Committees


Committees

Adults

Finance

Children

Environment & Sport

Regeneration & Culture

HR & Trans-
actional

Convenor

Saba
Gabrielle Moussa

Graham Keegan

Lynda Andrews

Julie Horbury

Barry Wood

Saba
Gabrielle Moussa

Chair

David Wright

Jonathon Gregson

Andrew Wilkinson

Kirsty Dunne

Simon Moscrop

To appoint

Secretary

David MacTaggart

Shared

Zoe Freeman

Vacant

Jacqueline Ramdeen

To appoint

Calendar of Branch Committee and sub-Committee meetings 2014

Branch Committee

First working Monday of each month except August, 12:15 start
January  6th                                       July 7th   
February 3rd                                       
March 3rd                                          September 1st    
April 7th                                            October 6th    
May 12th *                                         November 3rd   
June 2nd                                            December 1st 

* Dates changed due to falling on a Bank Holiday


Joint Branch Officers/Convenor Meeting

First Monday of each month except August, 11am start
January  6th                                        July 7th    
February 3rd                                       
March 3rd                                            September 1st     
April 7th                                              October 6th     
May 12th *                                          November 3rd    
June 2nd                                             December 1st    

 * Dates changed due to falling on a Bank Holiday


Finance and General Purposes Committee

Second working Tuesday of each month, 12 noon start
January 14th                                       July 8th
February 11th
March 11th                                         September 9th
April 15th                                           October 14th
May 13th                                           November 11th
June 10th                                           December 9th


Environment & Sport Stewards Committee

Second working Monday of each month 1pm – 2.30pm
January 13th                                      July 14th   
February 10th                                    August 11th *
March 10th                                        September 8th    
April 14th                                           October 13th    
May 12th *                                         November 10th   
June 9th                                            December 8th 

  * Dates changed due to falling on a Bank Holiday


Adults Stewards Committee

Second working Monday of each month 2.30pm – 4.00pm
January 13th                                      July 14th   
February 10th                                    August 11th *
March 10th                                        September 8th    
April 14th                                           October 13th    
May 12th *                                         November 10th   
June 9th                                            December 8th  

* Dates changed due to falling on a Bank Holiday


Children’s Stewards Committee

Second working Wednesday of each month 3pm – 4.30pm
January 8th                                        July 9th   
February 12th                                    August 13th
March 12th                                        September 10th    
April 9th                                            October 8th    
May 14th                                           November 12th   
June 11th                                          December 10th  


Transactional Stewards Committee
Second working Wednesday of each month 2.30pm – 3.30pm
January 8th                                       July 9th   
February 12th                                    August 13th
March 12th                                       September 10th     
April 9th                                            October 8th    
May 14th                                          November 12th   
June 11th                                         December 10th  


Finance Stewards Committee

Second working Monday of each month 2.30pm – 3.30pm

January 13th                                      July 14th   
February 10th                                    August 11th *
March 10th                                        September 8th    
April 14th                                          October 13th    
May 12th *                                        November 10th
June 9th                                            December 8th 

* Dates changed due to falling on a Bank Holiday


Conference Dates

National Black Members’ Conference                      Jan 17th – 19th (Brighton)
National Women Members’ Conference                   Feb 13th – 15th (Brighton)
National Young Members’ Weekend                        May 16th – 18th (Glasgow)
Local Gov Service Group Conference                      June 15th – 16th (Brighton)
National Delegate Conference                                 June 17th – 20th (Brighton)
National Retired Members’ Conference                    TBC
National Disabled Members’ Conference                  TBC
National LBGT Members’ Conference                       TBC


Other Useful Dates

New Year’s Day               January 1st
Good Friday                     April 18th 
Easter Monday                 April 21st 
May Day Holiday              May 5th 
Spring Bank Holiday        May 26th   
August Bank Holiday        August 25th 
Christmas Day                  December 25th
Boxing Day                      December 26th
New Year’s Eve                December 31st


Download a PDF of the full calendar here.

Senior Management Structure 2013

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Branch Rules

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