Sam McCluskie (11 August 1932 – 15 September 1995) was a British Labour Party politician and trade unionist. He came from Leith in Edinburgh. He followed Albert Booth as Treasurer of the Labour Party from 1984 to 1992. He was general secretary of the National Union of Seamen from 1986 up to the merger which formed the RMT in 1990. He held a post in that union but retired in 1991.[1]

In 1988, McCluskie recorded a fundraising single with John Prescott.[1]


  1. ^ a b Terry Pattinson, "Obituary: Sam McCluskie", The Independent, 18 September 1995
Party political offices Preceded byJudith Hart Chair of the Labour Party 1982–1983 Succeeded byEric Heffer Preceded byAlbert Booth Treasurer of the Labour Party 1984–1992 Succeeded byTom Burlison Trade union offices Preceded byJim Slater General Secretary of the National Union of Seamen 1986–1990 Succeeded byPosition abolished