Notice of AGM

INFORMATION ABOUT THE AGM OF BRIGHTON PAVILION CLP

The AGM of Brighton Pavilion CLP will take place on the evening of Wednesday 6 December 2017 at Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF.

Candidates and Voting

Valid and confirmed bona fide General Committee (GC) delegates in post for the AGM will be eligible to stand for election as Officers or to the Executive Committee and to vote at the CLP AGM.

NB: GC delegates elected at branch AGMs take up post with the CLP AGM.

Elections to the Executive Committee

Elections will be held for the voting members of the Executive Committee (EC), comprising:

A.  Officers:

  1. CLP Chair
  2. CLP Secretary
  3. CLP Treasurer
  4. CLP Vice-Chair
  5. CLP Vice-Chair (Membership)
  6. CLP Women’s Officer

B.  Four further Executive members

C.  One Trades Union member

NB: In addition, one delegate is appointed by the Co-operative Party (where it is affiliated to the CLP) as a voting member of the EC.

The Trades Union member of the EC will be elected from and by the trades union delegates to the GC only.

At least three of the elected Officers and a minimum of half the Executive Committee must be women.

Nominations for Sections A and B

Any branch or affiliated organisation can nominate any bona fide GC delegate as a candidate for sections A and B.

For the avoidance of doubt, nominations are not restricted to any branch or affiliate’s own delegates, but may be made from among all valid GC delegates who will be in post from December 2017 on.

Nominations for Section C

Only trades unions affiliated to Brighton Pavilion CLP can nominate candidates for section C.

Nominees for Section C must be bona fide GC delegates from trades union branches who will be in post from December 2017 on.

Auditors

The AGM will also elect two auditors for the CLP, at least one of whom must be a woman.

Other Business

The AGM will receive interim accounts and annual reports from Officers and the EC, formally adopt a constitution for Brighton Pavilion CLP and deal with any motions proposed to the AGM, plus any other urgent business of the CLP.

Deadline for Receipt of Nominations and Other Business

All nominations will close at 11am on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

Nominations and any other proposals for the AGM should be submitted to the CLP Secretary by email to secretary@pavilionlabour.org.uk by 11am on Wednesday 22 November 2017.  If an acknowledgement is not received within a reasonable period, please re-submit your original email to the CLP Secretary and copy the CLP Chair at chair@pavilionlabour.org.uk .

Late nominations and proposals will not be accepted.

Questions

Any questions about the AGM can be emailed to the CLP Secretary at secretary@pavilionlabour.org.uk or posted to:

The Secretary

Brighton Pavilion Labour Party

11 Dorset Street

Brighton

BN2 1WA

We are Labour crop (2)

 

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