Regional Council AGM 2022

12 February 2022

TBC

Get directions

Each year the Region holds its Annual General Meeting in February, to vote for the majority of committees and elected posts in the region.

See a list of all positions and committee seats branches can nominate members for

You can find out more about democracy in the region and the roles of the various committees by watching this short video or downloading this leaflet.

The below outlines the processes for branches to register delegatesnominate members for elected positionssubmit motions & rule changes, and gives all timetables and deadlines. We hope this information will be of assistance when planning and attending branch committee meetings before the Regional Council AGM.

Branches need to register for the meeting using the online process. This is a two-step process, involving the completion of the online delegate registration form and then verifying your submission by email. You will receive an email confirmation of your submission, containing instructions on how to verify after you’ve completed the online form.

Regional Council AGM Meeting Details

WHEN: Saturday 12 February
WHERE: Virtual or venue TBC, Central London

The meeting will likely be split into two sections – the morning for democratic elections and the afternoon for policy motions and debate. Delegates will be required to attend both sections of the meeting.

Registration of Delegates

Branches and Self Organised Groups are invited to notify us of
their delegates to Regional Council for the coming year.

Register your branch delegation here

Committee Posts and other Elected Positions

Branches, Self Organised Groups, Retired Members
Committee and Young Members Forum are invited to make
nominations to the variety of committees and elected
regional & national positions available in 2022. Nominees
may submit an election address and elections will then be
held at the AGM meeting.

Nominate members for election

Motions & Rule Changes

Branches and Regional Committees & Groups are invited to
submit motions for debate and rule changes to the regional
constitution. Debates will take place at the AGM.

Submit motions or rule changes

Reserved Seats

Service Groups, Self Organised Groups, the Retired Members
Committee and Young Members Forum are at this point also
invited to notify us of their delegates to reserved seats to the
various regional committees and groups for the coming year.
Secretaries of these groups can email
c.harvey@unison.co.uk with these details.

Accessibility

UNISON recognises that in order for our members to
fully participate, it may be necessary to make some
adjustments so that we can ensure, so far as is reasonably
practical, that everyone has the same opportunity to take
part across our structures.

If you require any adjustments to be made to facilitate your
participation at the AGM, please complete the Access Passport and return to c.harvey@unison.co.uk.

If you require assistance with dependent care to facilitate your
attendance at the Regional Council AGM, please email Claire Harvey, no later than 5pm on 15 January 2022.

Equality Monitoring & Emergency Contacts

All regional council delegates, nominees for regional
committees and candidates for elected positions are
encouraged to complete the region’s emergency
contact form and equality monitoring form.

Deadlines

Delegate registrations: 15 January 2022

Nominations: 15 January 2022

Rule changes: 15 January 2022

Access Requests: 15 January 2022

Motions: 22 January 2022

Amendments to motions: 5 February 2022

Emergency motions: 9 February 2022