Local events we are aware of are listed below, generally for the month ahead. You can also use Labour’s national search facility to find any Labour Party events which have been notified to the Party, or contact your Branch to find out what’s going on in your immediate neighbourhood. If you want more information, call our Brighton office on 01273 806773 option 3. The office is staffed daily. If you want to talk to volunteers from Pavilion, best to call on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
7pm – 9pm, Tuesday 18 December – BAME Forum AGM: Labour members from Brighton and Hove’s ethnic minorities will elect the Forum’s new Executive Committee and consider the Forum’s priorities for the the year ahead, including meetings, debates and other events of interest.
Wednesday 2 January 2019 – Stop the Tory Rail Robbery! Labour members will be protesting across the country as the latest Tory rail fare rises hit our pockets. Pavilion Labour teams will be at different stations at various times during the morning and evening peaks. Labour will bring our railways into public ownership – meaning capped fares, investment in Britain’s railways and better, more reliable services. Come along and join in our campaign to put passengers before private rail profits.
11.30am – 1pm, Sunday 6 January – Preston Park Branch informal women’s meet-up at 300 Bar, Fiveways
7pm, Thursday 10 January – Pavilion Labour Women’s Forum at Friends’ Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF. This meeting for all members who self-identify as women will decide on a motion and any nominations to be submitted by the CLP to 2019 Labour Women’s Conference. Guest speaker Teresa Mary Clark, one of the two elected constituency representatives on the Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee, will join us to discuss the changes in Labour Women’s Conference and answer members’ questions.
8.30pm – 10pm, Thursday 17 January – Preston Park Branch Meet the Candidates social at 300 Bar, Fiveways.
10.30am, Saturday 26 January – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
11am – 1pm, Saturday 26 January – Preston Park Branch members’ meeting at St Augustine’s Centre, followed by a stall and canvassing at Fiveways.
11am – 1pm, Saturday 9 February – Preston Park Branch campaigning at Fiveways.
11am – 1pm, Saturday 16 February – Protecting our NHS, Preston Park branch political education event at St Augustine’s Centre.
10.30am, Saturday 23 February – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
8pm – 10pm, Wednesday 27 February – Preston Park Branch members’ meeting.
8pm – 10pm, Tuesday 26 March – Preston Park Branch members’ meeting.
10.30am, Saturday 30 March – Patcham Branch informal campaign planning session at Patcham Community Centre.
7.30pm, Tuesday 21 May – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
7.30pm, Tuesday 18 June – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
7.30pm, Tuesday 16 July – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
7.30pm, Tuesday 17 September – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
10.30am, Saturday 26 October – Patcham Branch AGM – members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
10.30am, Saturday 30 November – Patcham Branch members’ meeting at Patcham Community Centre.
Wednesday 18 December – Patcham Branch social (details to be confirmed)
2019 CLP calendar:
Campaign days: 2 January and many more to come…
GC meetings: the first GC meeting in 2019 will be on Saturday 19 January and an early 2019 GC meeting will be asked to approve a calendar of meetings for that year, which will then appear here.
Timings shown include the policy discussions which usually precede the start of the formal GC meeting. Saturday GCs will normally run from 11.30am – 1.30pm and Thursday GCs will run from 7.30pm – 9.30pm, but delegates should always check the papers circulated for the start time of each meeting.
EC meetings: the first EC meeting of 2019 is expected to be on Sunday 6 January but that date must be confirmed by the EC elected at the 2018 AGM. (EC meetings normally run from 4pm – 6pm on Sundays or 7pm – 9pm on Mondays.)
Business deadlines for branches and affiliates to table items at the GC: 11am on Saturday 5 January 2019.