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GENERAL union GMB has re-elected Tim Roache as its general secretary in a ballot of all members.
First elected in 2015, Mr Roach won a second term of office by a decisive margin.
He received 61 per cent of the vote, defeating challenger Kathleen Walker Shaw, who picked up 39 per cent of the votes cast.
Mr Roache said: “It’s a huge honour to have received this backing from GMB members. I’m humbled by the support and encouragement I’ve received.
“I’m so grateful to members for putting their trust in me once again to build on the best of our traditions and continue our work building a 21st-century union.”
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