Standing for parliament

If you’re hoping to stand for Parliament, the GMB offers training and advice on the best way to go about it. We run a national training programme and work with Unions Together to provide two national TULO courses per year.

So many of the skills that that trade union reps use everyday are transferable to representing people politically, have a read of this MP job description and see what you think (you can also download it here). 

If you’d like to express interest in standing for parliament, click here to download a form (which should be returned to

Contact GMB

GMB National Office
22 Stephenson Way

020 7391 6700