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Final notice for the AGM

Disability Labour recognises the need to clarify what the final AGM notice includes, and to make it accessible. We therefore agree to amend section (2b) and add section 2(c) as below: (2b) The executive committee must send the agenda, minutes of the previous AGM, full annual report including audited accounts, details of online participation and […]

Notice period for General Meetings

Disability Labour recognises the need for our constitution to clarify that 40 days notice of General Meetings means 40 clear days. This gives our members 40 complete days notice. We therefore agree to change section M of our constitution to: M. Special General Meetings. The Executive Committee may call a special general meeting of the […]

AGM voting procedure

Disability Labour recognises the need to improve our voting procedures at AGMs, making them more secure, valid and reliable. We therefore agree the following should be added to Section L(7) of the constitution: (7e) When electing executive committee members and officers, each member will be given a ballot, with a unique identifier to enable a […]

Procedures at the AGM

Disability Labour recognises the need to improve our procedures at AGMs, making them accessible and more democratic. We therefore agree the following should replace Section L(7) of the constitution: (7) The quorum at the AGM is 10% of members or 30 members, whichever is higher. (7a) A signer and a palantypist will be provided to […]

Business of the AGM

Disability Labour recognises the need to improve the way Officers report to members, and to introduce the right for members to directly elect executive officers bringing us in line with Party procedures. We therefore agree that section L(8) of the constitution be amended to: (8) At the AGM: (8a) The executive committee will present the […]

Format of AGM Minutes

Disability Labour recognises that past AGM minutes have not been fit for purpose. We therefore agree the following addition to the constitution: (8e) AGM minutes must include: The date, time and physical venue of the meeting. The name of the group. The names of those present and the names of those having made apologies for […]