POA Circulars

126 | 16.10.2017

POA ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 2018

The Annual Conference for 2018 is scheduled to be held on the above dates at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centreand will be THREE days duration.

Branches are therefore invited to submit Motions in accordance with Rule 12(5) (a), (b), and (c), of the Unions Rules and Constitution:

Rule 12.5    The only motions to be discussed at Conference are those proposed by a Branch:

a)        after having been passed at a duly convened meeting of the Branch; and

b)        submitted to the General Secretary at least 3 months before the Conference is due to commence unless the National Executive Committee agrees a shorter period; and

c)         in writing, signed and certified on the approved Annual (and Special) Conference Motion Standard Form by the Branch Chairman or Secretary, that it has been passed at a duly convened meeting of the Branch.
Motions must be submitted on the appropriate form for Annual Conference Motions, copy attached.

I will take this opportunity to remind local Committees that if they need assistance or guidance in formulating/wording Motions in line with Conference Policy, please do not hesitate to contact the Secretary of the Standing Orders Committee Glyn Travis at Cronin House for advice.

Please return all conference motions to the General Secretary’s office at Cronin House, BY RECORDED DELIVERY, no later than 31st JANUARY 2018.

Yours sincerely
STEVE GILLAN
General Secretary