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Supporters of Zero Covid include the following (individuals are generally in a personal capacity)

Published on 9 November 2020.
Affiliated organisations are listed here.


Health professionals

  • Sebastian Hormaeche, NHS consultant anaesthetist / BMA UK Council
  • Emma Runswick, junior doctor, BMA UK Council
  • Becky Bates, BMA medical students committee co-chair
  • Callum George, BMA deputy chair of medical students conference
  • Karen Reissmann, nurse, UNISON NEC
  • Mark Boothroyd, Unite Guys and St Thomas Hospital Branch Secretary

Campaigners, trade unionists and political figures

  • Roger McKenzie, UNISON Assistant General Secretary
  • Janet Newsham, Hazards Campaign chair
  • Hilda Palmer, Greater Manchester Hazards Centre
  • Ian Hodson, BFAWU President
  • Zita Holbourne, PCS Vice-President and chair of BARAC
  • Helen Davies, UNISON NEC
  • Stephen North, UNISON NEC
  • Colleen Johnson, NEU Executive
  • Kirstie Paton, NEU Executive
  • Nicola Redwood, UNITE Health National Industrial Sector Committee member
  • Dave Smith, Blacklist Support Group
  • Donna Guthrie, BARAC UK women’s officer
  • Lee Jasper, Black and asian Lawyers 4 Justice
  • Richard Haley, Scotland Against Criminalising Communities chair
  • Elane Heffernan, UCU disabled members’ committee chair
  • Bill MacKeith, Oxon Keep Our NHS Public secretary
  • Bob Ellard, DPAC Steering Group member
  • Mark Harrison, Reclaiming Our Futures Alliance steering group member
  • Ameen Hadi, UNISON NW black members chair
  • John Morgan, NEU Manchester district secretary
  • Sheila Coleman, Unite Regional Community Coordinator
  • Michael Hogg, RMT organiser
  • Samantha Mason, PCS policy officer
  • Gareth Lowe, Unite Regional Officer
  • Liam Smyth, Manchester Momentum Chair
  • Councillor Alison Clarke
  • Councillor Ben Clay
  • Councillor Graham Campbell (SNP NEC BAME convener)
  • Councillor Dorothy Jump
  • Councillor Jade Doswell
  • Councillor Jono Grisdale
  • Councillor Mandy Clare
  • Councillor Martin McMulkin
  • Councillor Nathan Pardoe
  • Councillor Nicky Brennan
  • Councillor Sarah Morton
  • Councillor Sue Brennan
  • Councillor Tim Jeeves
  • Councillor Clare Mandy
  • Salma Yaqoob
  • George Binnette, Hackney North & Stoke Newington LP TULO
  • Stephen Hall, Greater Manchester Association of TUCs President
  • Ian Allinson, Manchester TUC President
  • Rachel Wise, Stockport TUC Secretary
  • John Catterall, Salford TUC
  • Deej Malik-Johnson, Community organiser
  • Yew Han Baker, Zero Covid Now! Facebook group
  • Ruth Appleton, Project Coordinator, Santé Refugee Project
  • Alison Fewtrell, Greater Manchester Tenants Union
  • David Hughes, UNISON Local Government Service Group Executive
  • John Burgess, UNISON
  • Helen McFarlane, UNITE
  • Pura Ariza, UCU NEC
  • Kevin Donovan, Defend Our NHS (Wirral)
  • Derek Maylor, CWU safety co-ordinator
  • Greg Shreeve, Labour Party Branch Secretary (Hackney Cazenove ward)
  • Phil Dickens, PCS NEC member

Academics and writers

  • Malia Bouattia, Editor of Red Pepper
  • Brendan Montague, Editor of The Ecologist
  • Jonathan Neale, author and climate activist
  • Charlotte Hughes, blogger at The Poor Side Of Life
  • Professor David Whyte, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Gregory Philo, University of Glasgow
  • Professor Mandy Turner, University of Manchester
  • Alex Wood, University of Birmingham
  • Jamie Woodcock, Open University
  • Neil Faulkner, archaeologist and historian
  • Professor Phil Taylor, University of Strathclyde
  • Professor Michael Rosen, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Ian Birchall, author, UCU retired
  • Jeremy Rossman, Senior Lecturer in Virology, University of Kent

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