Vote Lesley Mansell...

The candidate with the experience and a track record of securing rights for LGBT and all members. 
I have represented members for over 30 years. I founded ‘Lesbians and Gays’ in MSF (1989) and was awarded the prestigious TUC Gold badge for my LGBT
Homophobia and transphobia have not gone away and the economic climate means we can be the first to go during any cutbacks.
I have an outstanding record of giving expert advice and support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans members to improve their working lives. I’ve led campaigns for:

  • Equal rights at work
  • Repealing Section 28
  • Inclusion of bisexual and trans people (TUC)
  • Civil partnerships
  • Dignity and respect for HIV+ members.

I started my union activity in engineering as a convenor. I have held various
elected union positions including:
• TUC LGBT Committee
• National LGBT Committee
• Equality Representative
• Regional Council Deputy President
• Standing Orders Committee
I work as an NHS Equality manager and had similar roles in councils, education
and voluntary organisations. I am a Labour party member and Chair the local
Town Council.
I believe that Unite must stop throwing millions of pounds of our money at the
Labour Party, with no guarantees or returns. Unite should only fund those MPs
and councillors who support our policies.I am standing as the Grass Roots Left candidate and will fight for: