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TUSC candidates in May's elections

Posted: 8 April 2016

The Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) is standing candidates on May 5th for elections to the Scottish parliament, the Welsh national assembly, and sixty English local councils.

There are six Scottish TUSC candidates standing for constituency seats in the Scottish parliament: Brian Smith (Glasgow Cathcart); Ian Leech (Glasgow Pollok); Jamie Cocozza (Glasgow Shettleston); Jim Halfpenny (Renfrewshire North & West); Leah Ganley (Dundee East) and Jim McFarlane (Dundee West). For campaign information contact the Scottish TUSC election co-ordinator, Philip Stott at philipstott64@yahoo.co.uk

For the Welsh Assembly elections TUSC is standing in three of the five regional list seats, with the candidates headed in South Wales West by Owen Herbert, Ross Saunders in South Wales Central, and Jaime Davies in South Wales East.

In the English council elections there will be 302 TUSC candidates contesting seats in 52 of the 124 local authorities with scheduled elections in May. In addition there are five TUSC candidates standing in council by-elections in councils without full elections this year and three TUSC candidates contesting parish council seats.

A full list of the council candidates, broken down into regions, is available at http://www.tusc.org.uk/txt/375.pdf

Lastly, TUSC is fielding candidates in two of the three Mayoral contests outside London taking place on May 5th, with Roger Bannister standing in Liverpool and Tom Baldwin in Bristol.


TUSC election candidates and results from 2010 to 2015

Warrington councillor Kevin Bennett speaks at the TUSC conference, January 2015, photo Senan

Warrington councillor Kevin Bennett speaks at the TUSC conference, January 2015, photo Senan

Posted: 5 March 2015

TUSC election results May 2015

See our 2015 election website: Find all the details of our campaign and candidates, in the local elections and general election held on May 7th.


TUSC local election results May 2014

TUSC council by-elections report 2013

TUSC local election results May 2013

2012 Candidates in their own in words, with pictures and videos:

TUSC candidates 2012

TUSC local election results May 2012

TUSC local election results May 2011

2010 Candidates in their own in words, with pictures and videos:

TUSC candidates 2010