Irving v The GMB Union - Union official loses claim against GMB  EAT
Mr Irving is a GMB branch secretary who in April 2005 was elected Regional President (Yorkshire & N. Derby region). In 2006 he was subject to certain complaints. He complained to the Certification Officer (CO) that the Union broke its own rules in four different ways in its handling of the matter. He requested declarations to that effect pursuant to Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 s.108A.