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. The office is staffed daily. If you want to talk to volunteers from Pavilion, best to call on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.
Tuesday 9 January – Stop the Tory Train Robbery! Join our teams petitioning outside Brighton station from 6.15pm – 8.30pm and pledge your support for Labour’s policy of rail public ownership.
Friday 12 January – ballot closes for the 3 new constituency representatives on the NEC. Members are reminded to vote before this date.
Friday 12 January – deadline for the first round of submissions to the Labour Party Democracy Review.
Saturday 13 January – FIX Universal Credit – Pavilion Labour Campaign Day . You can sign Labour’s petition calling on the Tories to pause and fix Universal Credit, here.
7.30pm, Thursday 18 January – HEG Branch members’ debate Challenging ourselves – what is sexual harassment? Including discussion of Labour’s sexual harassment policy, at Annunciation church hall, Washington Street.
7.45pm, Tuesday 23 January – Withdean Labour members’ meeting with guest speaker Sue Beatty, Branch Secretary of UNISON Brighton & Hove Branch, discussing the crisis in adult social care caused by Tory Government cuts and what Labour can do.
8pm, Wednesday 24 January – Preston Park Labour members’ meeting at the Railway Club, 4 Belmont BN1 4TF with a panel of speakers discussing homelessness in Brighton.
7pm – 9pm, Tuesday 30 January – B&H BAME Labour Forum at 99 Church Road, Hove BN3. Light refreshments available.
Thursday 8 February – all members who have any spare time up to 10pm are asked to volunteer to help the campaign to elect Labour’s candidate Nancy Platts in the East Brighton council by-election. Click here for the most recent campaign activities.
7.30pm, Thursday 15 February – HEG Branch members’ meeting with discussion topic: How does the Labour Party work? How can I as an individual member play my part and get my views known? Contribute to Labour’s Democracy Review, at Annunciation church hall, Washington Street.
10am, Saturday 17 February – Pavilion Labour Discussion of Homelessness & General Committee meeting at the Friends’ Meeting House. The discussion precedes the GC meeting, which starts at 11.45am. Delegates can register from 9.40am.
Saturday 17 February – Pavilion Labour Campaign Day.
Saturday 3 March – Sling the Mesh! – Pavilion Labour Campaign Day. Find us across Brighton town centre, as well as at our stall inside The Dome for Brighton & Hove’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day #IWD2018.
10am, Saturday 10 March – Pavilion Labour Discuss Stamping Out Sexual Harassment & General Committee meeting at the Friends’ Meeting House. The discussion precedes the GC meeting, which starts at 11.45am. Delegates can register from 9.40am.
7.30pm, Tuesday 20 March – HEG Branch members’ meeting with discussion topic: Brexit – Where are we now? At Annunciation church hall, Washington Street.
Friday 23 March – deadline for the second round of submissions to the Labour Party Democracy Review.
GC meetings: the February or March 2018 GC meeting will be asked to approve a calendar of meetings for the year ahead, 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 11.45am – 1.45pm 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: Monday 5 February, Monday 26 February (further 2018 dates tbc). EC meetings normally run from 7pm – 9pm.
Deadlines for branches and affiliates to table GC business: 11am on Saturday 3 February, Saturday 24 February, (further 2018 dates tbc).