New GS thanks predecessor for his work and praises losing candidates


Mick Whelan has been elected the new general secretary of ASLEF by 225 votes.

Mick Whelan, the organiser for District 6, received 3,683 votes with National Organiser Simon Weller getting 3,458.

Mick said: “It’s a privilege and an honour to become the leader of this proud union. I would like to record my thanks to all those members who voted for me and to the other candidates who acted throughout with dignity and decorum.

“I would also like to thank Keith Norman for the work he has done on behalf of our members during his period in office.”

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