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‘Battling Betty’

Unite pays tribute to lifelong trade union activist
Martin Scanlon, Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

In a tribute to lifelong Unite member and socialist activist, Betty Tebbs, who passed on Monday (January 23) at the age of 98, Unite relives a passionate speech she gave at last year’s Real Britain fringe of the Labour Party conference in September. Betty was also a Unite Community member, as well as a member of Unite’s predecessor unions from the age of 14.


Watch her full speech below:


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