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Profile of registrant

GMB trade union

Identification number in the register: 50735773982-68
Registration date: 03/08/10 12:13:13

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/07/14 17:49:09
The date of the last annual update was 08/07/14 17:46:24

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: GMB trade union
Acronym: GMB
Legal status: Trade Union
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade unions

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Paul Kenny
Position: General Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Kathleen Walker Shaw
Position: GMB European Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 22 Stephenson Way 
Telephone number: (+0044) 207 391 6700
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: GMB BRUSSELS OFFICE
Rue Guimard 7
1040 brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To protect and promote the interests of GMB members and their families at national, European and Intenational level,and to work within the International trade union solidarity networks to promote rights, freedoms and decent work and dignity for all.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Employment and social rights, Decent work and social agenda, trade union rights and freedoms, collective bargaining, organising rights and freedoms, public procurement, working time, agency workers rights, posting of workers, health an safety, victims rights, economic governance and crisis issues, FTT, Tax fraud, evasion and avoidance

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.


Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.