25th October 2019
My ref: EO/4
Circular No. NP/227/19
TO: THE SECRETARY
ALL BRANCHES AND REGIONAL COUNCILS
RMT NATIONAL BLACK & ETHNIC MINORITY MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2020
I am pleased to inform you that the 2020 National Black and Ethnic Minority Members’ Conference will take place in the Hilton Liverpool City Centre, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool L1 8LW on Tuesday 24 March (starting at 2pm) to Wednesday 25 March 2020 (concluding at 4pm).
Branches and Regional Councils are entitled to nominate up to a maximum of four delegates each. Nominations must be made on the attached form, which should be returned to Head Office by 20 January 2020.
Branches and Regional Councils are also invited to submit motions for the agenda of the Conference which should be relevant to the concerns of B&EM members throughout the transport industry and must conform to Union policy. All motions must be received at Unity House by 20 January 2020 at the latest. In addition to the above, invitations would be welcome from Branches and Regional Councils to host the 2021 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.