Sub Committee

Arlene Whittaker

Women’s Committee

Profile:  to be updated

Contact Details:

Branch: Mount Pleasant International

Office Tel:

Mobile: 07956 137138

e-mail: arlwhitt15@yahoo.co.uk

Alan Tate

Political Committee Secretary

Profile:

Alan Tate

CWU London Political Officer and also a member of the Regional Executive of the London Labour Party and Chair of London’s Trades Union Liaison Organisation. The CWU and politics are inextricably linked and the three positions held continue to help advance our position within the wider Labour and Trade Union Movement. We continue to play and active role in promoting and co-coordinating our policies across all London Councils as well as ensuring a healthy presence in selecting prospective parliamentary candidates.

Contact Details:

Branch: LRMT

Office Tel: 020 7707 4633

Mobile: 07973 641281

e-mail: alan.tate3@btinternet.com

Mick King

Safety Forum

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Profile:

I first became a Branch Rep in 1990 and due to always having an interest in Safety I became a Branch Safety Officer in 1995. During the various mergers of my Branch (now Greater London Combined) while always continuing this interest in Safety I have been Branch Membership Secretary, Vice Chair and Branch Secretary. I have represented London Safety on the Telecoms side in various committees as a delegate, Deputy Secretary, Financial Secretary and Chair. I have been involved with the London Region Safety Forum since 1998 again as delegate, Financial Secretary and Chair; I became Secretary in 2003.

Contact Details:

Branch: Greater London Combined

Office Tel: 020 7633 0800

Mobile: 07985 589153

e-mail: mick.king@cwuglc.org

Brian Lee

Retired Members Secretary

Profile: to be updated

Contact details:

Branch: East London Postal

Office Tel: 020 7239 3737

Mobile: 07913 406905

e-mail: brian.lee9922@ntlworld.com

Duncan Strivens

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Profile:

Duncan Strivens – Is currently the Secretary for the London Regional Equality Committee and is employed by BT Openreach as an Engineer working in Eltham SE9. Duncan’s other roles include; an elected member for the CWU’s LGBT advisory committee, representing LGBT interests at a national level within the union. Duncan is proud to carry the CWU’s Rainbow LGBT banner at London and Brighton prides. He also represents the CWU at the TUC’s Annual LGBT conference. Within BT, Duncan is the London Regional representative for BT Kaleidoscope, providing networking opportunities for BT LGBT employees who are working in London and the surrounding area. Locally to his home, he runs a web based gay community group “gay petts wood dot com”

Contact details:

Branch: South London, Surrey and North Hampshire

Office Tel: 020 8304 4887

e-mail: duncan.strivens@btinternet.com

Nick Bury

Learning Committee Secretary

Profile:Nick Bury

I joined BT in 1980 and have been a POEU/NCU?CWU member since then. I was first involved with my local branch, London Watling as the Branch Education Secretary in 2000. I have continued to be on the Branch Committee since then with what is now North West London Branch.

I trained as a ULR in 2002 and set up the Learning Centre at St Albans TE in 2005 and then also set up the Learning Centre at Colindale House in 2007. I have carried out two projects for the CWU Education and Training Department. I was seconded for the Community Learning in the South East Project in 2008 and also the Digital Divide Project to run Learndirect courses for CWU members through the unionlearn U-Net Network from 2009 until 2011. I am currently the Secretary of the London Region Education and Learning Committee which was formed in September 2007.

Contact details:

Branch: London And West

Office Tel: 01727 812668

Mobile: 07939 815290

e-mail: londonrlandec@btconnect.com

Jay Bhundia

Youth Committee

Profile: to be updated

Contact Details:

Branch: South West Middlesex Amal

Office Tel: 020 8465 4421

Mobile: 07943 867061

e-mail: swmiddxcwuyouthofficer@gmail.com