Kate Dearden, Labour Women's Network Committee

Kate Dearden, LWN Committee

Kate is Head of Research, Policy and External Relations at Community trade union and leads on the union's political work.

Kate has led key pieces of work at Community including standing up for British steelworkers, speaking up for the self-employed and shaping policy on the future of work.

A former National Chair of Labour Students, Kate has also worked for the Labour Party and on election campaigns across the country, including for the Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale MSP, and for the Better Together campaign to keep the United Kingdom united.

Kate has been a member of Labour Women’s Network Executive Committee since 2018, and is also a Trustee for Unions21, a trade union representative on Labour’s National Policy Forum, and United Against Malnutrition and Hunger board member.