We are pleased to announce that the LGBT+ Labour North East AGM will be taking place in October. We would encourage all members to attend and consider standing for election.
We can confirm that the next LGBT+ Labour North East AGM will be on Sunday 24th October 2021, 2.30pm on Zoom.
Eligibility to vote at the AGM
In order to be able to vote at the AGM, you must have been a fully paid-up member of LGBT+ Labour on or before Tuesday 14th September 2021.
In order to attend you must register using the link below before Sunday 17th October 2021, 12pm, 2.30pm
You will not be admitted to the AGM unless you have registered and are eligible.
Nominations for the committee positions and eligibility to stand
All of the committee positions for LGBT+ Labour North East are up for election at the AGM:
- Co-Chair (Open Place)
- Co-Chair (Women's Place)*
- 4 x Non-Portfolio Committee Members (responsibilities to be decided by the Committee after the AGM).
*Co-Chair (Women's Place) is elected in women's caucus at the AGM.
In order to stand for committee positions, you have to have been a fully paid-up member of LGBT+ Labour on or before Friday 23rd July 2021.
Caucus representatives will be elected within caucus groups.
Nominations for committee may be accompanied with a personal statement of up to 200 words, which will be included in the paperwork for the AGM.
Nominations for committee need to be received by Sunday 10th October 2021, 2.30pm. To nominate yourself you need to email [email protected] with your name, the position and your optional statement.
Nominations received after this deadline will not be taken forward to the AGM.
As part of the AGM we will discuss and vote on policy motions and any amendments to the standing orders.
Motions should be submitted in the following format:
- This AGM notes
- This AGM believes
- This AGM resolves
Submissions of policy motions and standing order amendments need to be received by Sunday 10th October 2021, 2.30pm. To submit a motion you need to email [email protected]
Policy motions will be shared ahead of the AGM to allow for any amendments which should be submitted in advance, the deadline for submitting amendments to policy motions will be communicated when the text of the motions are shared.
We want to ensure that the AGM is fully accessible to all, so please do contact us via [email protected] if we can provide materials in a particular format to ensure you can take a full part in the AGM such as Braille or large print.
We look forward to seeing as many members as possible at the AGM and if you have any questions please email them to [email protected]