No2EU Yes to Democracy candidates

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The No2EU, Yes to Democracy campaign has selected candidates for the European elections.

If you look down the list below, it is clear that this is offering a broad left, trade-union based alternative to the cuts, privatisation and job losses which are all that any of the main parties have to offer.

Vote No2EU Yes to Democracy on June 4th.


Bob Crow – RMT general secretary

John Hendy QC – Leading human rights lawyer

Professor Mary Davis – Lecturer in trade union studies

Kevin Nolan – Visteon convener, Enfield site

Syed Islam – Social worker and Bangladeshi community activist

Onay Kasab – Greenwich UNISON branch secretary

John Rowe – Health worker and former election agent for Peter Shore MP

Nick Wrack – socialist barrister

West Midlands

David John Nellist – Socialist Party Councillor and Coventry MP from 1983 to 1992

Dyal Singh Bagri – President, Indian Workers Association (pc)

Malcolm Gribbin – Retired teacher, school governor

Jo Stevenson – Youth CND treasurer

Peter MacLaren – Alliance for Green Socialism

Andy Chaffer – Birmingham trades council

East Midlands

John McEwan – Lindsey Oil Refinery worker

Avtar Sadiq – Unity for Peace and Socialism party
Jean Thorpe – UNISON NEC member

Shangara Singh Gahonia – Unity for Peace and Socialism party

Laurence Platt – UNITE branch secretary (pc)


Rob Griffiths – Communist Party of Britain general secretary

Rob Williams – Unite convener of the Linemar plant in Swansea

Laura Picand – UNISON Wales staff member

Trevor Jones – Deeside trades council secretary

North West

Roger Bannister – Unison NEC member

Les Skarrot – FBU executive committee

Craig Johnston – RMT executive

Alec MacFadden – President of Merseyside trades council

Steve Radford – Liberal Party councillor

Lynn Worthington – Community and healthcare campaigner

John Metcalfe – Former deputy Labour leader of Carlisle council

Harry Smith – One of the 47 surcharged Liverpool Labour councillors


John Foster – Scottish Campaign Against Euro Federalism secretary

Tommy Sheridan – Solidarity Co-Convenor

Leah Ganley – Student at Dundee University

Stuart Hyslop – Retired seafarer RMT

Ajit Singh Uppal – Indian Workers Association (pc)

Tom Morrison – Secretary Clydebank TUC

Yorkshire & Humberside

Keith Gibson – Lindsey oil refinery worker

Celia Foote – Alliance for Green Socialism

Councillor Jackie Grunsell – Save Huddersfield NHS councillor

Peter March – RMT regional secretary

Mike Davies – Alliance for Green Socialism secretary

Juliet Marie Boddington – Alliance for Green Socialism activist

South East

Professor Dave Hill – Former East Sussex Labour Group leader

Garry Hassell – RMT executive committee

Kevin Hayes – Ford worker

Owen Morris –Construction worker and supporter of Lindsey and Olympic site protests

Gawain Little – Teacher and CND National Council member

Robert Wilkinson – NUT Wokingham and District Secretary

Jacqui Berry – Medway trades council president

Nick Wright – Graphic designer and teacher

Nick Chaffey – Youth worker

Sarah Wrack – Student Sussex University


Brian Denny – Journalist and democracy campaigner

Frank Jepson – Visteon factory convener, Basildon

Steve Glennon – shop steward at GSK in Ware, Hertfordshire

Phil Katz – Author and designer

Eleanor Donne – UNISON steward (pc), local government worker

Pete Relph – Environmental campaigner

Ron Rodwell – Former CWU activist RMT staff rep

North East

Martin Levy – Newcastle trades council president

Hannah Walter – UNISON shop steward (pc)

Peter Pinkney – RMT activist

South West

Alex Gordon – RMT executive committee

Roger Davey – Health worker

Rachel Lynch – NUT activist (pc)

Nick Quirk – RMT executive committee

John Chambers – Retired T&G union official

Paul Dyer – Barnstaple trades council secretary

2 Responses to “No2EU Yes to Democracy candidates”

  1. a very public sociologist Says:

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