RMT National Women’s Conference 2-3 March 2018

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4 December 2017
My ref: EO/6
Circular No. NP/206/17

TO: THE SECRETARY
ALL BRANCHES AND REGIONAL COUNCILS

Dear Colleague,

RMT NATIONAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 2-3 MARCH 2018

I am pleased to inform you that the 2018 National Women’s Conference will take place at the Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD from Friday 2nd (starting at 2pm) to Saturday 3rd March 2018 (concluding by 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 2nd February 2018.  

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 2nd February 2017 at the latest.  In addition to the above, invitations would be welcome from Branches and Regional Councils to host the 2019 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’, 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 j.webb@rmt.org.uk or t:020 7529 8821.

Yours sincerely,
 
Mick Cash
General Secretary