TO: THE SECRETARY
ALL BRANCHES AND REGIONAL COUNCILS
RMT NATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE 2016
I am pleased to inform you that the 2016 National LGBT Members’ Conference will take place in Nottingham on Friday 13th (commencing at 2pm) and Saturday 14th May 2016 (concluding at 3pm). The venue is the Ramada Nottingham City Centre, 19-21 Wollaton Street, Nottingham NG1 5FW.
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 15 April 2016.
Branches and Regional Councils are also invited to submit motions for the agenda of the Conference which should be relevant to the concerns of LGBT members throughout the transport industry and must conform to Union policy. All motions must be received at Unity House by 15 April 2016 at the latest. In addition to the above, invitations would be welcome from Branches and Regional Councils to host the 2017 Conference.
Branches and Regional Councils need to confirm with delegates that they are up to date with their subscriptions and what arrangements will 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 Members’; or LGBT Members’ Conferences.
Should you have any queries please contact our Equal Opportunities Officer, Jess Webb, on [email protected] or t:020 7529 8821.