House of Commons
Sam Macartney
EDM #145
Tabled 06 February 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House recognises the life and work of Sam Macartney, a UNISON activist for 35 years, who died on the 24 January 2020; recognises his work as a Senior Steward within Glasgow’s learning disability day care services, and the Conditions of Service Officer within the Glasgow City Branch of UNISON; and sends condolences to his family at this time; recognises his work as the Chair of the UNISON Scotland International Committee, alongside his international work within the UK Trade Union and the Scottish Trades Union Congress; further recognises his work on Palestine, Venezuela, Cuba, Southern Africa, the industrial disaster in Bhopal, India, which he visited in 2014 to mark its 30th Anniversary, and campaigner for the Kurdish people; celebrates his work in his trade union activities; and recognises the esteem in which he was held by his many friends and colleagues; and offers condolences to all who knew him at this time.

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