Over a hundred specially invited guests attended the official launch of the Jack Jones Trust on the 13th November in Portcullis House, Parliament. Rodney Bickerstaffe hosted the evening as an old friend and comrade. He welcomed Jack’s family to the event and told us all about the spirit and commitment that Jack showed throughout his life. Len McCluskey spoke on behalf of UNITE and also as an old friend of Jack’s, who
Welcome to the website for the Jack Jones Trust. Building on the legacy of a great man is always tricky but a great team has been put together of Trade Unionists and Filmmakers who all have the common goal of promoting the ideas and beliefs of Jack Jones though modern films, media and messages.
“The young men and women who went to fight for the Republicans against Franco’s fascists in Spain were the flower of their generation, Jack Jones was one and deserves our great respect for that. I’m sure he would want his memory to be associated with the cause of international solidarity” – Ken Loach
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