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BECTU general secretary, Gerry Morrissey, gives his thoughts on the issues of the day.

2012: a challenging year ahead
2012: a challenging year ahead

19 December 2011

Gerry Morrissey reviews our activities of the past 12 months and looks at the issues facing our union in 2012, its anniversary year

Murdoch's News Corporation exposed
Murdoch's News Corporation exposed

24 July 2011

BECTU argued consistently since December 2010 that News Corporation's proposed takeover of BSkyB would be bad news for the UK ... eight months later the bid has been withdrawn in spectacular fashion.

Another year and many more challenges
Another year and many more challenges

21 April 2011

Gerry Morrissey highlights just some of the challenges facing the union's members.

Conference 2010 showcases good work
Conference 2010 showcases good work

21 May 2010

The union's annual conference in Bournemouth on 15 May was a success on many levels.

Brussels, broadcasting and Jack
Brussels, broadcasting and Jack

6 February 2010

Gerry Morrissey reflects on talks in Brussels, looks ahead to negotiations later this month and prepares to say farewell to Jack Amos.

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