Monday, April 16, 2007

It's all about priorities!

It’s that time of year again – UNISON branches need to be returning to their Regions their “votes” in the prioritisation process which determines which of the many motions submitted to our National Conference will actually be debated.

Many branches do not participate in this process so, if you are a UNISON member, it is worth checking whether your branch has received a request to submit priorities and whether it will be doing so.

When I get a moment I’ll blog about some of the motions ruled out of order, in anticipation of further discussions with the Standing Orders Committee. I am particularly interested to know which Rule would be breached by a proposal for the National Executive Council to research the practice of other unions and report back on whether there is a way, within our Rules, to extend the democratic principle of the election of officials…

No comments: