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Glyn Thomas  JP

 g.thomas@cooptel.net

 

 

  

                 

 

 

My work with the Third Sector includes participating in a wide range of voluntary organisations eg co-ops, friendly societies and social enterprises. I currently a member of the Executive Committee of the London Federation of Housing Co-op. For many years I was the vice Chair of CDS Co-operatives, which is the largest secondary housing co-op in London and the South East. I was also involved with the co-op retail sector as an elected member of the Co-op Group's North London Area Committee prior to the Society's recent re-organisation.

 

 

I was a senior manager of Millbank Studios which is the largest TV news facility in Westminster until I retired in 2001. Millbank Studios specializes in parliamentary news coverage. I also managed the company's contract to provide the technical facilities for the BBC Parliament channel. Previously I have worked for the Reuters news agency and several ITV companies.

 

 

 

 

 

Current activities.                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co-op Sector

 

 

 

London Federation of Housing Co-ops 

EC Member

 

 

Banister House Solar Co-op 

Member

 

 

Westmill Co-operative Wind Farm

Member

 

 

Industrial Common Ownership Fund

Member

 

 

CDS Co-operatives

Member

 

 

Wales Co-operative Centre

Member

 

 

Phone Co-op

Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mutual Sector

 

 

 

National Friendly   

Member - Policy Forum

 

 

National Housing Federation 

Member Policy forum on Older People

 

 

UCL London NHS Foundation Trust.

Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

Judicial

 

 

 

Middlesex Bench [retired]

Justice of the Peace [Supplemental list]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political

 

 

 

Chipping Barnet Labour Party

Member

 

 

Labour Business

Member Housing and Redevelopment Cttee

 

 

London Labour Housing Group   

EC Member

 

 

Compass

Member

 

 

Bevan Foundation

Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

Former activities

 

 

 

Watford Community Housing Trust

Independent Board Member

 

 

(A Community Gateway scheme)

 

 

Labour Housing Group EC     (think tank)

Member 

 

 

Co-operative Housing Finance Society 

Director (non-executive)

 

 

London Borough of Barnet Co-op Party

Vice Chair

 

 

North London Co-op Party Council

Member

 

 

Barnet Lay Visitors Panel 

Member                                   

 

 

London Borough of Camden 

Councillor                 

 

 

BECTU - [media trade union]

Various offices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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