Branch officials

Branch officials are experienced stewards who understand how trade unionism works and know how to meet the challenges that dealing with a powerful employer brings. They share the values of the labour movement: decency and justice for all.

Meet our officials

Convener and Branch Chair: Craig Cummings

The convener is the leader and chief negotiator for our branch on all matters affecting the membership. The convenor chairs most meetings.

Branch Secretary and Treasurer: Brian Robertson

Deals with branch business and acts as a link with other branches and sections of UNITE. Currently our secretary acts as joint chief negotiator for the branch.

Craft Convener: Colin Day

Leader and chief negotiator for craft employees.

Learning rep: Amanda Cunningham

Helps you find learning opportunities and support you to learn. The learning officer negotiates learning agreements with the council, including how much paid time off is available for learning and if that learning can take place within the workplace.

Equalities rep: Amanda Cunningham

Advance equalities issues in the Council and advise on branch policy.