Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers



USDAW represents people working in retail, distributive and related industries.


National contacts:

General Secretary: John Hannett
National Political Contacts: Ruth George, David Williams,

188 Wilmslow Road
Manchester M14 6LJ
Tel: 0161 224 2804
Fax: 0161 257 2566


Membership: 25
Chair: Andrew Smith MP
Secretary: Ann Coffey MP 

Regional contacts:

USDAW is organised into 7 divisions across the country. 

Lawrence Wason
Tel: 0141 427 6561

South Wales and Western
Nick Ireland
Tel: 029 2073 1131

North Eastern
Joanne Thomas
Tel: 0113 202 6000

North West
Mike Aylward
Tel: 01925 578 050

Gavin Dadley
Tel: 01527 406 290

Dave McCrossen
Tel: 01992 709 280

Sue Merrell
Tel: 020 8687 5950


Local affiliations:

Branches make decisions about affiliations, and notify head office which pays the fees. Contact Ruth George or David Williams for further information.

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