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Andrew Scattergood @AJScattergood West Midlands, England

Firefighter. Trade Unionist. FBU Regional Secretary. Labour🌹. The only way to achieve radical change is to inspire, organise and fight for it.

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Joined Twitter 2/28/12


Completely unacceptable that despite a national framework @SuffolkFire are already reneging on the terms of the agr… https://t.co/FeNZzZi4Xn
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodOutrageous that @SuffolkFire have immediately stepped outside the national agreement. As talks in the West Mids reg… https://t.co/1yCoSPjvkd
3/28
2020
@PoliticsMids @stanchers @robmayor @bbcmtd @ITVCentral @staceyitv @bbcwm @bbchw @BBCRadioStoke @BBCShropshire Ple… https://t.co/YGGAbjPoVbAn important agreement that provides clarity for firefighters and the public during the #COVID19 pandemic. It also… https://t.co/NzFwDtKseCWe’re ready to step in to drive ambulances, deliver food and medicine and, if necessary, retrieve bodies The coron… https://t.co/aTIxxrLdso
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3/27
2020
@RayRayjbryant @MattWrack @fbunational @WestMidlandsFBU @FBUStaffs @FbuHereford @FbuShropshire @FbuWarks Haha. “We… https://t.co/42GUTu5zxG
3/26
2020
We are working hard on behalf of firefighters and control staff throughout this outbreak If you have an issue, ple… https://t.co/JTzPGztZWQ
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe #COVID19 crisis has shown just how vulnerable workers are when they aren't united together. Your employer mig… https://t.co/ZgGkc2yxgb
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @benselby3538 @MattWrack @fbunational @WestMidlandsFBU @FBUStaffs @FbuHereford @FbuShropshire @FbuWarks Isn’t he always?First online meeting with all the Brigade Secretaries within the West Midlands region. We may have to do things di… https://t.co/4inKrlJxZh
3/25
2020
We called for fire and rescue personnel to be pulled back from non-emergency activities last week. Today, just eigh… https://t.co/ZCzS7exIjA
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe Tories have decimated the Fire Service @patel4witham. 11,000 fewer firefighters and a service stripped beyond… https://t.co/YbIargFEJb
3/24
2020
The FBU is asking for fire and rescue service personnel to receive priority testing and vaccination for coronavirus… https://t.co/sczrkhAWOL
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodOrganising during #CoronaCrisis 1/ FBU Executive Council this week discussed how we will work over the coming week… https://t.co/vZhvluY4ul
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3/21
2020
The £200 billion of quantitative easing would be £3000 for every person if paid directly to the people and not the… https://t.co/jDViZFXcNI
3/20
2020
Congratulations @RiccardoLaT0rre, our newly elected national officer. He has been a vocal and active regional secre… https://t.co/RYeWrVeKKY
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3/19
2020
I'm beyond proud to announce that I've been elected National Officer of @fbunational. It's an absolute honour to ha… https://t.co/pA0OaaDdz1
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3/18
2020
COVID-19: Firefighters should cease non-essential interactions with the public, union says https://t.co/C6j5py7ecO
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodWe are calling for firefighters and control staff to be immediately pulled back from non-essential interaction with… https://t.co/Xsb2D0ODyn
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3/16
2020
This is such an obvious and logical move. Well said @GMB_union I've signed @GMB_Union petition to call on the Pri… https://t.co/aS96OCtrn9
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3/14
2020
@gmbs85 @GMBWestMidlands Well done to all involved. ✊
3/13
2020
Fire Brigades Union responds to Budget 2020 https://t.co/ycbUBdzWuy
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodOur brigade Health and Safety rep Dave Pitt attended the TUC regional health and safety forum today to update other… https://t.co/aCChexJ6GC
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @StaffsFire @PeriodPower2 Brilliant. Well done @StaffsFire in leading the way on this.
3/12
2020
@AJScattergood @CWUnews We're getting reports @RoyalMail mgt are stepping up pressure to make the collection tomorr… https://t.co/vx4zCiUfo1
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe brilliant @CerysWay on the @BirminghamUCU picket line explaining that no matter how anti-union the law becomes,… https://t.co/NbNg97OkY6Absolutely loving the stream of videos of Royal Mail workers and @CWUnews members who keep refusing to cross… https://t.co/E2JXhjXMZw
3/11
2020
Never cross a picket line! Brilliant solidarity from @CWUnews. https://t.co/6uIAKfUr79"The response of over 2000 firefighters in the field has been nothing short of heroic. Thousands, of homes and live… https://t.co/ty3ft6SofI
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3/10
2020
A well attended All Members Meeting in #Coven tonight with an informative speech by @AJScattergood on the history a… https://t.co/9Oe88Y946R
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3/9
2020
On #InternationalWomensDay we're inspired by the generations of women who fought for equal rights and women around… https://t.co/ZoRYRpqYb9
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodFor #InternationalWomensDay2020, we're celebrating some amazing women firefighters and control staff who have shape… https://t.co/UagPE1fRcR
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodCelebrating #InternationalWomensDay and showing our support for the #EachforEqual campaign! Remember all we want i… https://t.co/O6LfDs1kBd
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodEmbarrassing appearance on @PoliticsMids for my new MP @Shaun4WBW. The faux outrage displayed either shows a failu… https://t.co/BNCMTBgl9G @PoliticsMids @ElizabethGlinka Millions of pounds of central government cuts to the Police budget has meant nearly… https://t.co/M7VPU3gLQ4
3/8
2020
@benselby3538 1994?Our amazing National Women’s Committee have been at the #TUCWomen conference Here’s how they’ve been getting on 👇… https://t.co/azR2GhlROi
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe West Midlands Brigade Committee met yesterday and unanimously endorsed @RiccardoLaT0rre for nominations for nat… https://t.co/57utLrMO7j
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3/6
2020
I hope my new Tory MP didn’t vote against this motion to thank firefighters for their work during the floods and to… https://t.co/JQTRHBHhtiOut and about in Willenhall, Walsall. Labour is Listening on policing and crime. Great discussion around issues of… https://t.co/gSYmpkGW3E
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3/5
2020
Great to hear Kevin speak at Birmingham Stand up to racism event tonight, hearing how solidarity will beat the raci… https://t.co/lnHDuyBnTm
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3/3
2020
Sunshine, stickers and smiles on our picket lines this morning. Week 3 and we're still standing strong. Will VC Eas… https://t.co/FajuCfLrBM
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3/2
2020
The ballots have arrived in parts of Birmingham so we’ve added to the #BurgonSurge 🌹He stands by our Socialist Po… https://t.co/QODdaqv846
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodI'm so looking forward to this event, great line up of speakers, activists and artists.... I'll be doing a wee spot… https://t.co/3rPnwiY6fN
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3/1
2020
Looking forward to speaking at and attending this event organised by @sutrbrum on Tuesday 3rd in Birmingham. Looks… https://t.co/96JEYNrvaZ
2/29
2020
I’ve proved my credentials as a grassroots activist, organiser + elected representative who is able to build relati… https://t.co/hQkUKjaup2
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodScotish FBU members completely reject responding to slips, trips and falls. Absolutely the right the decision.… https://t.co/8J837N68VSFirefighters have voted to REJECT the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's #pay offer https://t.co/lvYeWQhrXj https://t.co/1aaNVXoawZ
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodFailing Tory-run Warwickshire Police are being bailed out by Labour's @WestMidsPCC. My reaction 👇 https://t.co/ArECdDDWPu
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2/28
2020
Great rally in Coventry tonight for my friend and Coventry South MP @zarahsultana with the fabulous @jeremycorbynhttps://t.co/MWWqPG1CqW
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @PoliticsMids The governments response has been shambolic. Firefighters are under resourced and overstretched whils… https://t.co/Ov6x6eYzZHBeing a Labour MP is a privilege, not a right. Members deserve real democracy and accountability as well as a full… https://t.co/DdobCb6yiJLabour MPs should be accountable to the Labour Party members who put them there. @RLong_Bailey is the only candida… https://t.co/Yj29M6zFuM
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe Labour Party has to become part of the social fabric of our communities. This is how we win. https://t.co/633ll1RkX4
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @BeckettUnite And the fire services in these flood hit parts are overstretched and under resourced. Despite these c… https://t.co/2RaRA8rLtIA snowy picket line for @oubucu in MK today but we are absolutely committed to the future of higher education, whic… https://t.co/4aItvyMbJt
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodDisgraceful https://t.co/15Bj6nSRFe
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2/27
2020
At the @RLong_Bailey rally in Birmingham our BAME officer Michael Thawe on behalf of all attendees facilitated a co… https://t.co/NRTyIRokc2
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood#StopSalvini https://t.co/l1dkJaG2Sv
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodIt was 🏳️‍🌈day on the @BirminghamUCU pickets today. This is me speaking about the Tory threat to scrap GRA reform,… https://t.co/zRAOFPpJoJ
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodScarlett is an absolute fantastic young organiser in the climate emergency movement. Her words are always powerful… https://t.co/UOCsnzyXAISo great to join youth climate strikers in Parliament today, who were urging MPs to ensure the climate emergency ge… https://t.co/UW7bquqz7u
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodFor the NEC, I have used one of my votes for the candidate who has proven their grassroots activism, who knows how… https://t.co/zpz1OHjh6pFor deputy, I have voted for the candidate who has the best ideas about Party democracy, who has committed to not r… https://t.co/yOjqyIE4FAThat’s my ballot done. I’ve voted for the candidate who has worked tirelessly and loyally for the Party, who has dr… https://t.co/TGIE54SsZCFrom last night Why I'm Voting for Rebecca Long-Bailey | https://t.co/rCo55WKkj7 And why you should too. https://t.co/qvJBihRwF3
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodI delivered a message of @fbunational support and solidarity to @BirminghamUCU members during their rally today. Th… https://t.co/V0my3yjKBz
2/26
2020
I will never give up fighting for a Green Industrial Revolution. Join me and let's make it happen. https://t.co/wpaQyAR8KH
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe @EssexFBU Brigade Committee Meeting began tonight with a minute silence in memory of our Brother Andrew Moore… https://t.co/IMEBeWXepH
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodFor firefighters responding to flooding and wildfires, the #ClimateEmergency is an industrial issue Only… https://t.co/89OH9nsnax
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @Olly4Northfield @alex4knn @BirminghamUCU @francisclarke BOGOF on awful ties day?Brilliant to have a message of support from @FBUCambs for our strike today. Thanks to Clive Pettit who came down to… https://t.co/wl1pUFtOOT
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodI'm voting Rebecca Long-Bailey for Labour Leader 🌹 #RLB4Leader #PathToPower https://t.co/SQ89dpuerk
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood*Daily* House of Lords attendance payment: £323. *Monthly* Universal Credit standard payment: £318. Abolish the L… https://t.co/zIYpNZWtus
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodShropshire Fire Service, like every other service, has been cut to the bone. We are seeing disastrous and life enda… https://t.co/8qxlLdMIklAre you seeing the power of our Union folks? Hit retweet so we can tell our gate meetings that you are with us and… https://t.co/KSFfFCDfZA
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodTory austerity has severely damaged working class women's life expectancy over the last decade. We're fighting for… https://t.co/jANberFRA0
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood @AJScattergood Never give up. Never forget. #Unity https://t.co/EVMQpbittv
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodShropshire fire and rescue service, who will be handling the fallout from this #flooding, has had its government fu… https://t.co/wHgrHrXxSF
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood🗳 Voting is open for the #LabourLeadership 🗳 For peace, for electability, for anti-racism, for support for workers… https://t.co/A5sN5aKmHO
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood5 years ago we shut down Parliament Square over the theft of firefighter pensions by the Tory/Lib Dem government. W… https://t.co/lyKBr98lYt
2/25
2020
Really positive meeting with @FBUStaffs and @fbunational - lots of common ground around issues like Fire and rescue… https://t.co/LJnZQY8KiM
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodLabour Leader and Deputy Leader ballots are being sent out from today. To win & transform Britain, we need sociali… https://t.co/cov1UhmDXf
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe FBU have had a very Positive meeting today with Labour PFCC Candidate Tony Kearon. @fbunational were able to se… https://t.co/sdm7hT8RzF
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodRebecca Long-Bailey was in Birmingham last weekend here are some snippets from some of the speakers ⬇️ 🎥… https://t.co/syt0nEvDzw
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodPlease show your support for @pcs_union #InterserveStrikers at @foreignoffice now in 4th week of strike action by s… https://t.co/c0BKdrAY8l
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodI am voting RLB for leader. The only one of the three candidates who did not support the chicken coup.
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodBallots start to go out today Think about who can reconnect with those outside of the Westminster bubble ,The archi… https://t.co/784c54QQpC
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood. @MurituDavid dropping off a strike fund collection from the @NEUWestMidlands office at the @BirminghamUCU strike… https://t.co/6bpUW09778
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodI’m voting @RLong_Bailey for leader and @RichardBurgon for deputy leader. Both are supported by my trade union… https://t.co/orr7lZgWGm
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodMy closing remarks from my speech at the @RLong_Bailey #RLB2020 rally last night in Birmingham. Now isn’t the time… https://t.co/54LiSfjPoR
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2/24
2020
Me at #RLB2020 @UKLabour leadership rally last night speaking about why #UCUstrikesback is a fight for the soul of… https://t.co/fEBUUEsHmv
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThe 2016 coup was a carefully coordinated attack on the democratic decision of Labour Party members - and it's righ… https://t.co/NjJagDSkOy
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodThere's only one candidate in the Labour leadership race committed to undoing Thatcher's anti-union laws and rebuil… https://t.co/JtRDLYw2OM
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodAmazing turnout in Birmingham last night, thank you so much everyone who came to hear about our path to power! 🌹 https://t.co/wjgUuFM0rH
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodTo save the planet and rebuild our communities, we need to unite the working class in all its diversity behind a ra… https://t.co/MBixD9qi2o
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodRT #LabourLeadershipElection Why trade unionists should vote for Rebecca Long Bailey My article in… https://t.co/BM4wsb0PV2
Retweeted by Andrew Scattergood.@AJScattergood Regional Secretary of our friends over at @FBUregion7 gives his remarks on why @RLong_Bailey is the… https://t.co/SelMYliDeV
Retweeted by Andrew ScattergoodWhy Trade Unionists Should Vote for Rebecca Long-Bailey by @MattWrack. https://t.co/qIxnT2TbBMMy closing remarks from my speech at the @RLong_Bailey #RLB2020 rally last night in Birmingham. Now isn’t the time… https://t.co/54LiSfjPoR
2/23
2020

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