STUC Women's Committee

Who are the Women's Committee?

The STUC Women’s Committee is elected each year at the Annual STUC Women’s Conference. The Committee members for 2017/18. are:

Lorna Binnie, Falkirk TUC

Andrea Bradley, EIS

Brenda Carson, GMB Scotland

Irene Clark, UNITE the Union

Anne Dean, GMB Scotland

Eileen Dinning, UNISON

Tricia Donnelly, Glasgow TUC

Annette Drylie, GMB Scotland

Sharon Edwards, PCS

Isabel Fyfe, USDAW

Lorna Glen, UNITE the Union

Mary Jane Herbison, RMT

Colleen Murray, FBU

Jane Peckham, NASUWT

Davena Rankin, UNISON

Fiona Steele, Aegis the Union

Joyce Stevenson, CWU

Margaret Wotherspoon, Community

Mandie Walton, RMT

Sharon Edwards, Public & Commercial Services Union, was elected Chair of the STUC Women’s Committee for 2017/18.

For more information please contact Helen Carson at or on 0141 221 8100

To mark the extended release of "I, Daniel Blake" across Scotland in 2016, this is an exclusive We Are All Daniel Blake speech video featuring women from across Scottish politics and activism.

Campaigns and Priorities

The work priorities this year include:

• Promote women in work (STEM, media, education and public life)

• Promote women's health priorities (mental health, domestic abuse, sexual harassment, and menopause)

• Women as carers

• Women fighting back against austerity and privitisation

Weekend Schools

We run Women’s Weekend Training Schools on different subjects. The last school focused on Conference Skills. To find out more about this area of work please contact us using the details below. 

Contact Details

If you are interested in any of the STUC Women’s Committee campaigns, or would like to be added to our mailing list, contact Helen Martin, Deputy General Secretary, at the STUC or phone 0141 337 8100. follow us on twitter @STUCwomen

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