On Friday 24 June 2016 at the UNISON national conference in Brighton, Eric Roberts, Branch Secretary of the London Ambulance Service UNISON branch became UNISON’s new president. He is joined on the presidential team by Carol Sewell and the newest vice president, Margaret McKee.
Eddie Brand, Branch Chair, Said “Eric is the first ambulance person to hold such a position. We are extremely proud and we know Eric will always put ambulance issues to the top of the agenda”
Rob Sydney, Communications Officer, Said “This is an extremely proud moment for our branch. We are all really pleased for Eric and excited that our branch secretary is now the president of our entire union.”
The presidential team is elected from the union’s national executive council, the highest lay committee in the union.