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TUC LGBT Conference 2011

13 January 2011

Branches are advised that the TUC LGBT Conference 2011 will be held at Congress House, Great Russell Street, London on Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July 2011. The Conference will begin on Thursday at 11am and close at 6pm. It will recommence on Friday at 9.30am and close at 5.30pm.

Childcare facilities will be provided for the children of delegates during the Conference in Congress House, please advise asap if you will need childcare.

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

In accordance with Rule 44(f), I can confirm that the following members represented the Association at the 2010 TUC LGBT Conference.

- Kirstin Donaldson (Network Rail North West)
- David Northey (Spectrum)
- Emma Tudor (Network Rail NW)
- Colin Brazier (London SW & Middlesex)
- Stephen Capewell (TfL Cnetral)

Nominations are invited on the form circulated to Branches, which should be completed and returned to reach Head Office no later than Monday 28th February 2011.

Provision is made on the nomination 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.

If Branches wish to submit a Motion for this Conference they should do so by e-mail to by Monday 28th February 2011.

It should be made clear to 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.

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