July motion

The following motion was passed at our July delegate meeting Leeds Trades Union Council notes: 1) The Earth’s temperature has already risen by 1 degree above pre-industrial levels. The IPCC report last autumn warned that we only have 12 years to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5 degrees. 2) The tremendous impact of… Continue reading July motion



April motion

Our April delegate meeting passed the following motion on Climate Change including supporting student strikes and move to a zero-carbon economy Leeds TUC Notes That the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change who state humanity has just over a decade to radically reduce carbon emissions before catastrophic climate change is unavoidable. The IPCC’s Special Report on… Continue reading April motion

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Leeds TUC to lobby councillors for alternative budget proposals

Following our public meeting to discuss how councils can resist austerity and Leeds City Council’s 2019-20 budget, which includes adding £4.5 million to its general reserves, Leeds TUC will be organising a lobby of Leeds City Council’s budget setting meeting on 27th February to promote these proposals. We will be focussing on two points in… Continue reading Leeds TUC to lobby councillors for alternative budget proposals

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We Need a People’s Budget Public Meeting

This Tuesday Leeds TUC is hosting a public meeting to discuss an alternative, no cuts budget for Leeds City Council and how austerity impacting Leeds can be fought following the passing of a motion at our January delegate meeting and the work of our anti-austerity sub-committee in bringing together trade unions and local anti-austerity campaign… Continue reading We Need a People’s Budget Public Meeting