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About Us

We provide advice, support and representation as well as organising campaigns and negotiating to improve and protect our members pay and terms and conditions of employment.

Anyone in employment has a legal right to be a member of a trade union and to be represented by GMB.

Our branch is solely members who work for Wilko at either DC1 or Head Office, or at one of 36 local stores. We have over 1600 GMB members within our branch, who are represented by the below stewards/safety reps:


Lee Hagen (Despatch – Days), Lee Marsden (300s/800s – Days), Wilbur Lawrence (Inwards – Nights), Theresa Hagen (Eaches – Days), Brian Gribbin (Despatch/Recycling – Days), Mick Newton (Dock 1 – Days), Ian Thorpe (Picking – Nights), Daryl White (Dock 2 – Days), Paul Parry (Inwards – Nights), Alan Dooley (Despatch/Recycling – Nights), Fred Speed (Dock 3/Replen – Days), Monika Winniczuk (CPA2 – Days)

Head Office

Lee Hagen


Keith Espin (Driffield), Angie Ellis (Barnsley), Mohammed Shamsuddin (Bradford), Sharon Shaw (Wombwell), Claire Jardine (Selby), Lisa Sheard (Dewsbury), Paul Greasley (Clowne)

The branch is supported by a number of postholders who maintain membership records and finances, and support with specific groups of members who may be experiencing difficulties. These are named below:

Branch Secretary – Lee Marsden

Branch President – Michael Newton

DC / HO Convenor – Lee Hagen

Retail Convenor – Keith Espin

Equality Officer – Clayton Tindle

Youth Officer – Roger Eagle

Branch Auditors – Daryl White & Clayton Tindle

Branch Committee – Theresa Hagen, Paul Matthams, Andrew Robb, Brian Gribbin & Monika WInniczuk

Branch ULR – Clayton Tindle


Should you require any further information, don’t hesitate to call the office on (01909) 505589.