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Who is the new TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady?

  • In 1997, she was appointed to head up the New Unionism campaign and launched the TUC's Organising Academy.
  • Frances went on to head up the TUC’s organisation department in 1999. She was appointed Deputy General Secretary in 2003.
  • She will become the TUC's first female general secretary when she takes over from Brendan Barber at the end of the year.