There are over 80 MP's who are members of GMB. We have an active GMB Parliamentary Group who help to make sure issues that matter to GMB members are raised in the House of Commons. Sitting on our executive are:
Jo Stevens MP (Chair)
Richard Burgon MP (Secretary)
Dawn Butler MP (Vice-Chair)
Emma Lewell-Buck MP (Lead for Public Service)
Ruth Smeeth MP (Lead for Manufacturing and Commercial Services)
We also have a GMB Group in the House of Lords - more info on that coming soon.
Through our Parliamentary group we lobby Government and MP's over policies and issues that affect GMB members. If you have any concerns you would like to raise please contact your Regional Political officer
or MP direct. When writing to your MP it is always worth copying in your regional Political Officer as they may be able to help if no response is forthcoming, their contact details are listed under the National & Regional Officers
GMB MP's have helped raise a wide variety of issues from; Sunday Trading to Asbestosis. They have assisted in such campaigns as ASDA and Remploy.
The GMB Group of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) is made up of all Labour MSPs who are members of GMB. If you would like to contact a member click on their name in the list below.
Patricia Ferguson - Glasgow Maryhill & Springburn
Hanzala Malik - Glasgow
Jenny Marra - North East Scotland
Michael McMahon - Uddington and Bellshill
Siobhan McMahon - Central Sctoland
Duncan McNeil - Greenock and Inverclyde
Drew Smith - Glasgow
GMB Welsh Assembly Members
The GMB Group of Welsh Assembly Members (AM's) are detailed below. If you would like to contact a member, click on their name in the list below.
Vaughan Gething — Cardiff South & Penarth
Mick Antoniw — Pontypridd
Mike Hedges — Swansea East
Working With Labour MEPs
In the 2014 European Elections, GMB was delighted to see an increase in the number of Labour MEPs, a good number of whom are GMB members.
You can find out more about your local Labour MEPs and how to get them involved in the work of your local branch and workplace, here