Tim Roache: Politics is in a state of flux, we must be ready with an alternative

09 November 2016 By Tim Roache, General Secretary of GMB General Secretary of the GMB Tim Roache spoke at the Class think tank Britain at a Crossroads conference on Saturday (05 November 2016). His full speech, below (and originally published by the Morning Star), identifies the need for an alternative to austerity following the British people's rejection of current economic policy via the Brexit vote. Tim Roache is one of the many supporters of our proposals for a progressive alternative, the Manifesto for Labour Law, which he described as an "excellent contribution" to a much-needed discussion on workers' rights.