INFORMATION ABOUT THE AGM OF BRIGHTON PAVILION CLP
The AGM of Brighton Pavilion Constituency Labour Party (CLP) will take place on Saturday 15 February 2020, beginning 11am at Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF. (Delegates should check their final meeting papers to confirm start time for registration.)
Candidates and Voting
Valid and confirmed bona fide General Committee (GC) delegates in post for the AGM will be eligible to vote at the CLP AGM and to stand for election to the Executive Committee (EC).
All branches and affiliates must notify their GC delegates to the CLP Secretary by 9am on 1 February 2020.
Elections to the Executive Committee
Elections will be held for the CLP’s Officers and members of the EC. Subject to any constitutional amendments to be considered by the AGM, the EC posts to be elected will comprise:
A. CLP Officers:
- Women’s Officer
- Policy Officer
- Youth Officer
- BAME Officer
- Older People’s Officer
- Disability Officer
- LGBT+ Officer
- Trade Union Liaison Officer
- Political Education Officer
- Communications and Social Media Officer
Nominations are invited for all posts. Posts may be job-shared by a maximum of two people.
The Women’s Officer and at least another three of the elected Officers 1 – 7, a minimum of fifty per cent of the elected Officers and half the Executive Committee must self-identify as women.
The Trade Union Liaison Officer must be a member of a trades union in accordance with national Labour Party rules.
Any branch or affiliated organisation can nominate any bona fide GC delegate as a candidate for election to the EC.
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 1 February 2020 on.
The AGM will also elect two auditors for the CLP, at least one of whom must self-identify as a woman.
The AGM will receive accounts and annual reports from Officers and the EC, consider amendments to the constitution of 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 9am on Saturday 1 February 2020. Late nominations and proposals will not be accepted.
Nominated candidates must accept their nomination before 9am on Saturday 1 February 2020 and can choose to submit a written statement of up to 150 words in support of their candidacy, for circulation at the CLP AGM. Statements must be submitted before 9am on Saturday 1 February 2020. Late statements or statements which denigrate another candidate will not be accepted. Long statements will be truncated.
Nominations and any other proposals for the AGM, acceptance of nominations and candidate statements, should be submitted to the CLP Treasurer and Acting Secretary by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 9am on Saturday 1 February 2020. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
Any questions about the AGM can be emailed to the CLP Treasurer and Acting Secretary at email@example.com or posted to:
Brighton Pavilion Labour Party
11 Dorset Street