SE Local Government Spring Conference

13 March 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

UNISON Centre, Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

UNISON Local Government branches are invited to appoint delegates to the 2018 Local Government Spring Conference, which will be held on Tuesday 13 March 2018 at UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London.

Please note that all communications for this event will be conducted by email.

If you have any queries or require further assistance in any of the below matters, please contact Lucy Stubbs.


The deadline to register delegates for this event is 5pm on Friday 2 March 2018. To register delegates, please download the form below, complete it for each delegate, and return the completed version(s) to Lucy Stubbs.

The size of the branch delegation shall be the same as that for the SE Regional Council. When identifying delegates please note the following:

Representation should reflect the principles of fair representation and proportionality.

Branch delegates shall be elected as follows:

  • 1st seat: general
  • 2nd seat women
  • 3rd seat fair representation (comprising the following categories: low paid women; black members; disabled members; LGBT members; young members).

Branches with 4 or more delegates are required to apply the above recurring pattern.

At least 50% of branch delegates shall be women.

Low paid seats are open to women earning less than the basic hourly rate set out in the National Rule Q.

The number of delegates branches are entitled to is based upon the following:

  • 2 delegates for the first 500 full members or part thereof;
  • 1 additional delegate thereafter per 500 full members or part thereof.


Motions should be submitted by email to by no later than 5pm on Monday 19 February 2018. 

All motions should include:

  • Name of the Branch
  • Title of Motion
  • Text of Motion
  • Date agreed at quorate Branch meeting
  • Confirmation that it has been submitted by the Branch Chair & Secretary.


There will be workshops held during the day on various issues, full details of workshops will be sent out to registered delegates, with the Conference Guide, in early March 2018.