Unions divided over General Strike motion

The unions which spoke in favour of a motion calling for a General Strike at the TUC conference in Brighton were:

  • Prison officers (proposed the motion).
  • Transport workers union RMT (seconded the motion).
  • Public sector and commercial workers union PCS
  • The Communication Workers Union
  • Student accommodation union Unite

The unions which opposed the motion from the conference stage were:

  • Professionals union Prospect
  • Teachers union NASUWT
  • Educational professionals union ATL
  • Pilots union BALPA
  • Shopworkers' union Usdaw