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National Annual Women's Conference 2022

Information for Affiliates

Delegate Information


Applications

The closing date for applications from Affiliate delegates is Friday 11 February 2022.

Please note, deadlines for Affiliate delegate applications will be strictly adhered to. Late applications will not be accepted.

It is easier, faster and more environmentally friendly to apply for Conference accreditation online. To access the application form, please click here. The cost of each delegate pass fee will be £40.00. Affiliates are advised to register delegates as soon as they are selected.


Change of Delegate

In the event that your elected delegate cannot attend Women’s Conference, you can apply to the Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee (WCAC) for permission to send an alternative delegate.

Please contact the WCAC via [email protected] explaining the circumstances preventing your elected delegate from attending.

Changes to delegates will only be accepted in extenuating circumstances.


Delegate Accessibility Requirements

Applicants with accessibility requirements should indicate this in the space provided on their application form so that any appropriate arrangements can be made.

We will endeavour to make this event as accessible as possible.


Motions

Since 2017, Women’s Conference has a formal role in the Labour Party’s policy process and will vote to send 2 motions to Annual Conference.

All policy motions must be submitted to the party by 12 noon Friday 21 February 2022. Any submitted after this will not be considered.

To be accepted by the WCAC motions must meet the following requirements.

  • On one subject
  • No more than 250 words in length.
  • Not considered by the WCAC as an organisational matter or constitutional amendment. (Referred to the NEC Organisation Subcommittee for consideration).

All motions that are accepted by the WCAC will be divided into subject areas and submitted to the Priorities Ballot prior to National Annual Women’s Conference 2022.

It is also possible to submit rule changes, following the guidance above.

Submitting Nominations and motions

Affiliated organisations representatives should submit all nominations and motions via the online Democracy Portal that can be found by visiting the link below.

https://partydemocracy.labour.org.uk.

If you have any issues using the online portal please contact [email protected]

Please note that portal may not currently show the current submission information. This will be available in the coming weeks so please check back later.


National Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee Nominations

The deadline for affiliates to submit nominations to the National Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee is 12 noon on Thursday 10 March 2022.

Affiliates may make nominations for the following national committees and other positions:

National Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee – Trade Union Section

There are three members to be elected to the Women’s Conference Arrangements Committee.

  • Have 12 continuous months membership of the party by 10 March 2022.
  • Nominated by at least one affiliated Trade Union
  • Elected by all Trade Union delegates to National Annual Women’s Conference
    2022 year term
  • 2 year term

Timetable and Deadlines

Please see below a comprehensive list of deadlines in the build up to National Annual Women’s Conference 2022:

 

Schedule
Deadline
Delegate applications open
  • November 2021
Deadline for nomination statements to be posted online
  • Friday 28 January 2022
Closing date for delegate applications
  • Noon, Friday 11 February 2022
Closing date for women’s conference arrangement committee nominations candidate statements
  • Noon, Friday 11 February 2022
Deadline for motions and rule changes
  • Noon, Friday 21 February 2022
Priorities ballot open
  • Noon, Wednesday 2 March 2022
Deadline for emergency motions and motion appeals
  • Noon, Monday 7 March 2022
Priorities ballot deadline
  • Noon, Wednesday 9 March 2022
Closing date for women’s conference arrangement committee nominations
  • Noon, Thursday 10 March 2022
Deadline for emergency motions appeals
  • Noon, Thursday 10 March 2022

If you have any queries about Affiliate delegate registration, please contact the Conference Team on 0345 092 3311 or [email protected]

If you have any questions about National Annual Women’s Conference or the policy process please contact [email protected]

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