Monday, September 16, 2013

Mr Chairman by Wal Hannington

Mr Chairman by Wal Hannington  - Farleigh press (1950)

"Some years ago I was asked to draft a small handbook for (trade union) Branch Presidents. it was printed and issued, and many times in the course of my visits to branches, i have heard unsolicited expressions of appreciations for the usefulness of that booklet"
No doubt also published as an alternative to right wing TUC General Secretary, Walter MacLennan Citrine's "A. B. C. of Chairmanship" (1939).
What the Labour movement can say is that conduct at our meetings while boring and sometimes stifling is usually democratic and structured, unlike many others outside the movement