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Ceasing to be a member

Disability Labour recognises the need for further clarification on disciplinary matters and therefore moves the following amendment and addition to section C(2) of the Constitution with immediate effect: C (2) Ceasing to be a member. Members may resign at any time in writing to the secretary. (2a) The executive committee will contact any member who […]

No confidence in the Secretary of Disability Labour

It has become increasingly apparent to members of Disability Labour that the current Secretary, Louise Reecejones, has been ineffective, difficult to work with and completely unaccepting of comment or criticism by members and fellow Executive Committee members. She failed to notify the Executive Committee that she had brought Wirral Council & Wirral Labour Party into […]

Executive Committee decision making

Disability Labour believes no decision should be taken by a small clique of the Executive Committee. All decisions should be, and should be seen to be, properly democratic. We therefore agree to an additional section H (6) being added to our constitution: In the event of there being no quorum provided at least three (3) […]

Executive Committee minutes

To be properly accountable and democratic, Disability Labour recognises the need for meetings to be minuted fully and those minutes be up to a minimal standard. We therefore agree that there should be an additional section H (8a) in our constitution as follows: Executive committee minutes will include: The date, time and physical venue of […]

Executive Committee quorum

Disability Labour recognises the importance of having a quorum of Executive Committee members in attendance to ensure representation. To ensure clarity, Disability Labour moves the following change to the Constitution to be effective immediately: H (5) There shall be a quorum when at least one-fifth of the number of members of the Executive Committee for […]

Regularity of Executive Committee meetings

Disability Labour recognises the importance of regular meetings of the Executive Committee, and notes with disappointment that the previous Executive did not meet regularly. Disability Labour therefore moves the following change to the Constitution to ensure the Executive meet on a regular basis. H (1) The Executive Committee shall hold at least four (4) ordinary […]

Meeting attendence

Disability Labour recognises the importance of Executive members attending meetings where possible, whilst also understanding the need to support members at all times. Disability Labour therefore moves the following change to the Constitution regarding members who do not attend for a number of meetings. G (1) Is absent without the permission of the Executive Committee […]

Regional groups

Disability Labour recognises the need for regional representation and is disappointed that the previous Executive failed to act on the request for regional groups at the 2017 AGM. Disability Labour therefore moves the following addition to the Constitution to encourage regional groups to start as soon as possible. F (5) With the agreement of the […]