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Manchester Resident Gets GMB Congress Equality Award

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Manchester Resident Wins GMB Equality Award At GMB Congress In Bournemouth

David has worked tirelessly over many years ensuring that GMB’s name is proudly displayed across Regional events and this year will be no exception says GMB.

GMB Regional Equality Forum member David Hope received a GMB President’s Award for the “Most Inspirational Individual on Equality in the GMB or at Work” at GMB Congress in Bournemouth today (Sunday 5th June, 2016) for the commitment and enthusiasm he has shown while organising a GMB presence at five separate GMB regional Pride events.

David Hope received the “Highly Commended” award from Mary Turner, GMB National President, on Sunday 5th June along with other GMB award winners.

The 99th GMB Congress, comprising of 500 elected lay members and 300 visitors and guests, started today (Sunday 5th June) and runs until Thursday 9th June at Bournemouth’s International Centre. GMB Congress delegates were elected from the GMB membership to represent over 630,000 members from every part of the UK and Ireland and every sector of the economy.  Congress is the supreme policy making body in GMB.

Paul McCarthy, GMB North West & Irish Regional Secretary, said "The Region is very pleased that David has been successful in receiving the GMB President's award for Most Inspirational Individual in the GMB or at Work.

The GMB award is in recognition of the hard work and commitment that David has shown to Pride events in the region and to GMB as a whole.  David has worked tirelessly over many years ensuring that GMB’s name is proudly displayed across Regional events and this year will be no exception with a GMB presence in at least 5 locations.  I'd like to take this opportunity to thank David for his dedication.”

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Contact:  Paul McCarthy on 07740 804040 or Kamaljeet Jandu GMB Equality and Inclusion Officer on 07956 237178 or GMB press office on 07970 863411 or 07739 182691. Photographs are available from Andrew Wiard Photographer on 07973 219201 or andrew@reportphotos.com

 

 

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