Centre for Labour and Social Studies

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" The Centre for Labour and Social Studies (Class) is a new thinktank established in 2012 to act as a centre for left debate and discussion. Originating in the labour movement, Class works with a broad coalition of supporters, academics and experts to develop and advance alternative policies for today...

"Class was set up by Unite the Union, the GMB and the Institute of Employment Rights and has the support of a growing number of trade unions. The organisation is run day-to-day by the staff with work overseen by the Management Committee. Alongside this, Class has an impressive and ever growing National Advisory Panel of experts who offer guidance on policy direction."[1]  

Staff

Management Committee

Accessed May 2013: [2]

  • Steve Hart, Chair – Political Director at Unite the Union
  • Tim Roache, President – Regional Secretary at GMB
  • Geoff Shears, Vice President – President of Union Solidarity International

National Advisory Panel

Accessed May 2013: [3]   Class has an extensive list of supporters who sit on the National Advisory Panel and assist both with guiding the policy direction of the Centre and in providing invaluable expertise in their specialist fields.

Contact

  Web: http://classonline.org.uk  

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Centre for Labour and Social Studies About, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.
  2. Centre for Labour and Social Studies Management Committee, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.
  3. Centre for Labour and Social Studies National Advisory Panel, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.