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Pay Meetings in Bootle

Pay Meetings in Bootle

Over the past month, PCS has been holding meetings with members across HMRC to discuss pay. In Bootle Taxes, the better part of 1,000 members attended the meetings held over the course of two and a half weeks, addressed by Group Executive Committee members Phil Dickens, Alan Runswick and Colette Smith. Thank you to everyone … Continue reading

Re-igniting the Battle for Bootle

Re-igniting the Battle for Bootle

HMRC recklessness needs industrial response HMRC refuses to change course despite absolute disarray India Buildings chaos offers perfect opportunity to fight for Bootle  Perfect chance to coordinate with other branches fighting to save offices Calamity rules in India Buildings, with contractor Styles & Wood sacked by developer Legal & General and now considering legal action. … Continue reading

1 October – Autumn General Meeting

1 October – Autumn General Meeting

The Bootle Taxes Branch Autumn General Meeting will take place on Monday the 1st of October 2019 at 13:30 pm until 14:30 pm at The Beaky. All PCS members are allowed to take their own time to attend this meeting. We have tried to arrange this so it will be in people’s lunch break. If … Continue reading

Report: The Electronic Panopticon

Report: The Electronic Panopticon

Some weeks back, local PCS in PT Operations asked for feedback from members about the effects telephony has had on their health and wellbeing. We advised that we would be writing up a report. The purpose of the report was to demonstrate the strength of feeling in Bootle in relation to all things telephony. The … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting

The Bootle Taxes Branch Mandate Meeting will take place on Thursday 16th May 2018 at 12:30 pm in The Beaky. Lunch will be provided. The Mandate Meeting is our chance to get together as a Branch and decide how our delegates to the PCS Conferences in May will vote on motions. We will be able … Continue reading

PCS GEC Elections 2019

PCS GEC Elections 2019

Elections for the union’s HMRC Group Executive Committee (GEC) are now open. It is vitally important that members vote in these elections. A good turnout in our elections strengthens the union and helps our representatives stand up for members. GEC elections Each year, PCS members vote to elect the GEC, which is responsible for negotiating … Continue reading

PCS AGS and NEC elections 2019

PCS AGS and NEC elections 2019

Elections for the Assistant General Secretary (AGS) and National Executive Committee (NEC) are now open. It is vitally important that members vote in these elections. A good turnout in our elections strengthens the union and helps our representatives stand up for members. AGS elections After the general secretary, the AGS post holder will be the … Continue reading

Liverpool Cathedral Sleepout

Liverpool Cathedral Sleepout

  Last Friday, 5 April, Bootle Taxes Women’s Officer Chantelle Stone and BWAC member Helen Sheridan were joined by Shirley Hockey, Women’s Officer for DWP North Merseyside Branch, Emma Hughes, former Women’s Officer from Liverpool R&C Branch, and Alison Crellin, a year 9 student from Abbot’s Lea School at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral’s annual Sleepout … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes AGM sets campaigning agenda

Bootle Taxes AGM sets campaigning agenda

On Tuesday 26 February, the Beaky played host to the Bootle Taxes Branch Annual General Meeting. PCS members at the meeting voted for a robust campaign to save a HMRC presence in Bootle and to fight for better pay and conditions. Moving the Organising Strategy for the coming year, Organiser Phil Dickens laid out the … Continue reading