Dave Prentis

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"Dave Prentis has served continuous terms as general secretary of the UK public sector union UNISON since 2000. He was UNISON's deputy general secretary from its formation in 1993. In that role, Dave directed UNISON's national negotiating team and oversaw the union's policy making functions. He also drove through a strategic review of the union, aimed at delivering key reforms to bring union services closer to the members.

"Dave was born and brought up in Leeds and went to the University of London where he took a bachelor of arts degree in history. This was followed by a masters degree in industrial relations at the University of Warwick.

"He is a member of the TUC general council, TUC executive committee and the Trade Union Labour Party Liaison Committee."[1]

Mr. Prentis has been a Non-Executive Director at Bank of England since June 1, 2012. [1]


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  1. Public Services International People, organizational web page, accessed April 18, 2012.
  2. Institute of Employment Rights People, organizational web page, accessed May 20, 2013.
  3. UK Commission for Employment and Skills Commissioners, organizational web page, accessed July 16, 2012.