Standing orders for Respect Conference
Date and Venue
The conference will be held on Saturday October 30th and Sunday 31st the
Camden Centre, Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London WC1H 9JE
It will be delegate based at ratio of 1-10 of the full membership at the
time of voting - or greater part thereof. For example 86 local members
give 9 delegates.
Outgoing members of the Executive Council will have voting and speaking
Guest speakers will be invited by the Executive Council and the
Conference Arrangements Committee.
The conference will be administered by a presiding committee appointed
the Executive Council. Speakers will be by slip to the presiding
Resolution and/or amendments must come from the Executive, Executive
members, properly constituted local meetings called to discuss the
conference, or from not
less than 20 paid up members.
The closing date for resolutions will be Monday October 11th. The
date for amendments will be Wednesday October 27th.
The election of the Executive Council will be voting between slates.
Initial slates must be submitted by Monday
October 11th. Alternative slates by
Election of delegates
Delegates must be elected at properly constituted local meetings,
for the purpose, with all members properly informed.
The geographical areas of meetings will be established by consultation
between the local area/branch and the office/Conference Arrangements
Committee. The principle being that all members will be covered by a
meeting and will therefore have the
opportunity to participate.
Delegates should be elected by calling for nominations and holding an
exhaustive vote where the number of nominations exceed the number of
The deadline for the registration of delegates with the office is
Respect members who are not
delegates can attend as visitors subject to
space and on a first-come first-served basis. Observers will have no
speaking or voting rights.
Delegates fees will be £20 per
Observers fees will be £10 per