He was also a UNISON member and sat on the STUC Youth Committee and the STUC General Council.
Glasgow Int'l Brigades remembrance
Commemoration at the Pasionaria memorial at Custom House Quay from 11.30am-12.30pm September 10 2016. Speakers include Mike Arnott; IBMT Secretary Scotland, Tommy Campbell; Unite the Union, Kath Campbell; granddaughter of Glasgow International Brigader and Ryan Boyle, Unison Young Member Committee.
This will be followed by a social at Unison Glasgow City Branch, 84 Bell Street, Glasgow, G1 1LQ from 1pm to 4pm where we will have live music, speakers and poets, including folk singer Arthur Johnstone with backing guitarist Stephen Wright. Calum Baird, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival will be playing us a selection of traditional folk/protest songs plus a taster from his new album No Right Turn. Paul Sheridan lead singer of folk rock Glasgow group The Wakes will also be playing. Speakers will be from The People's Assembly Scotland and International Brigade Memorial Trust.
YCL 2015 leadership
The Young Communist League of Britain’s new Executive Committee met for the first time over the weekend since the last Congress. Elected to the EC in December at our 47th Congress in January 15 were Laura-Jane Rossington, Julian Jones, Ryan Boyle, Robin Talbot, Calum Baird, Daragh O'Neill, Johnnie Hunter, Daoud Hamdani, Owain Holland and Zoe Hennessy.
The Executive met in the Communist Party of Britain’s Glasgow Office on Saturday. Zoe Hennessy was elected as General Secretary, Owain Holland as Chair and Julian Jones was elected as Treasurer of the YCL.
Comrades assumed the following roles as officers on the Executive Committee: Laura-Jane Rossington was elected as Women’s Officer, Daragh O'Neill as Student Officer, Ryan Boyle as Industrial Officer, Calum Baird as Anti-Racism Anti-Fascism Officer, Owain Holland as Marxist-Leninist Education Officer, Robin Talbot as Communications Officer, Johnnie Hunter as Challenge Editor and Julian Jones as International Secretary.