History in the Making: The 2022 Jimmy Reid Foundation Lecture

Tory Turmoil and the Cost-of-Living Crisis: Challenges and Opportunities for Our Trade Unions


The Jimmy Reid Foundation is delighted to announce that Christina McAnea, the first woman general secretary of the largest union in Britain, UNISON, will be giving the annual lecture this year on Thursday 6th October. 

She will outline the challenges and opportunities that trade unions have in Scotland and Britain to re-assert themselves in their historic role of defenders of the interests of the working class. 

Christina was born and bred in Glasgow, working for Glasgow City Council as a housing officer before becoming an official of one of UNISON’s union predecessor, NALGO. She became UNISON general secretary in January 2021.  

The lecture will be a physical event, staged in the Banqueting Hall at the City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow at 7pm

Christina will deliver the lecture followed by a Q&A session, with proceedings closing at 8.30pm.

More information and tickets from https://reidfoundation.scot/2022/08/jimmy-reid-foundation-2022-annual-l…

Once you have booked your physical ticket, please print off the receipt as this will serve as your ticket for entry to the lecture.