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2011 TUC Disability Conference

10 November 2010

Branches are advised that the 2011 TUC Disability Conference will be held at Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS from Wednesday 25th May to Thursday 26th May 2011.

The Conference will begin on Wednesday at 11am and close at 6pm. It will recommence on Thursday at 9.30am and close at 5.30pm.

The Association is entitled to appoint up to six delegates (at least two of whom must be women).

Nominations are invited on the form circulated to Branches, which should be completed and returned to reach Head Office by 12.30 on Monday 3rd January 2011. Provision is made on the form for the written acceptance of the candidate and this should be completed where possible. Where this is not possible the candidate must sign a letter of acceptance which should reach Head Office by the closing date for receipt of nominations. We are entitled to submit one motion of no more than 200 words. If you wish to submit a motion please e-mail it to] by Monday 3rd January 2011.

It should be made clear to the candidates that such acceptance implies that if elected as a TSSA delegate, he/she will act in line with Association policy i.e. in accordance with Annual Conference decisions or, in the absence of such decisions, in accordance with the decisions of the Executive Committee or, in the last resort, and in the absence of guidance from the Executive Committee, in accordance with the judgement of the delegates as to Association policy.

In accordance with Rule 44(f), the following members were elected to represent the Association at the 2010 TUC Disability Conference:

| Christopher Glennon | Lancs & Cumbria |
| Linda Henderson | London SW & Middlesex |
| Pauline McArdle | Lancs & Cumbria General |
| Catherine Murphy | Crewe & Cheshire General |
| Rod Payne | Paddington & Thames Valley |
| Ray Spiteri | TfL Central |

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