25th September 2018
My ref: EO/4
Circular No. NP/185/18
TO: THE SECRETARY
ALL BRANCHES AND REGIONAL COUNCILS
RMT National Black & Ethnic Minority Members’ Conference 2019
I am pleased to inform you that the 2019 National Black and Ethnic Minority Members’ Conference will take place in the Royal Maritime Club, Queen Street, Portsmouth PO1 3HS on Wednesday 27 March (starting at 2pm) to Thursday 28 March 2019 (concluding at 4pm).
Branches and Regional Councils are entitled to nominate a maximum of four delegates each. Nominations must be made on the attached form, which should be returned to Head Office by 28 January 2019.
Branches and Regional Councils are also invited to submit motions for the agenda of the Conference which should be relevant to the concerns of women throughout the transport industry and must conform to Union policy. All motions must be received at Unity House by 28 January 2019 at the latest. In addition to the above, invitations would be welcome from Branches and Regional Councils to host the 2020 Conference.
Branches and Regional Councils need to confirm with delegates that they are up to date with their subscriptions and what arrangements can be made towards their expenses before nominating. A £35 per delegate payment is made to Branches, up to a maximum of seven, i.e. £245 per Branch per year, payable in respect of delegates to a Grades Conference or the RMT National Women’s, Young Members’, Health and Safety, Black and Ethnic Minority Members’, LGBT+ Members’ or Disabled Members’ Conference.
Should you have any queries please contact our Equal Opportunities Officer, Jess Webb, on firstname.lastname@example.org or t:020 7529 8821.