Finding A Union
The TUC has an alphabetical list of contact details for all of its affiliated unions: This page also has some other links to other useful sites about unions, why they are useful and how to join.
Most union sites have details of regional offices, if you need to speak to someone locally.
Hopefully unions in Northants will give me key contact details for their local branches which I will put up as I get them.

The main site is at
Lots and lots of info. You can sign up for regular alerts on a whole range of issues.
Touchstone is a TUC site which is has regular blog by TUC staff about policy issues that are in the news. Lots of statistics especially on the economy.
Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. It is 'a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.'
The TUC and various unions and organisations also support False Economy which has lots of useful info about the cuts – facts, arguments and campaigns.

Regional TUC
The main home page for the Regional TUC is at
The site also carries links to their blog, local Unionlearn news, recent Midlands Region newsletters, press releases and events.

Regional TUC Contact details:
Regional Secretary, Rob Johnston,
Regional Education Officer, Peter Try,
Regional policy & campaigns officer, Alan Weaver

Local Organisations (alphabetically)
Defend Council Housing:
Northamptonshire Disabled People Against Cuts email Facebook
Northampton Save Our Public Services email:
Occupy Northampton have just set up the site which will have content soon
Reclaim Our NHS (Northampton): email

Political Parties (alphabetically)
NTUC has no affiliation with any political party. Contact details are included here so that you can write to them to express your views and influence their policy.

Conservative Party You can find the contact details of all the Members of Parliament and councillors on the site.
Green Party email:
Labour Party Contact details for councillors on the website.
Liberal Democrats Contact details for councillors not obvious but they are there!
Socialist Party email: