This mornings session began with conference being given Standing Orders Committee Report Number 3 this report was received and some reference backs were made to be looked into by the Standing Orders Committee.
Now we move onto motions to be discussed, the first motion to be discussed was Motion 58 and 58.1 Campaigning for a National Care Service, this motion was carried as amended.
Following this motion the card vote result was announced from yesterdays Motion 11 – Not In Our Name this motion was carried following the result of For 655,809, Against 389,160 with a majority of 266,649.
Motion 93, 93.1 & 93.2 – Post Glasgow COP26 – Decarbonising UK Public Services – this motion was carried as amended
Motion 89 & 89.1 – Trans Equality – Louder and Prouder – this motion was carried as amended
You can read more about trans workers rights and also how to be a trans ally.
During this motion reference was made to the Stonewall 60 and the pride movement you can read more and watch the following video below for more information on this activism.
Motion 1 & 1.1 – Building the Union Organising for our Future was now discussed and this motion was carried
Following this motion we then moved to the Speech by Christina McAnea, this was an inspirational, clear and powerful speech, and mapped out key objectives that have been achieved and a view of the future. You can read Christina’s full speech by clicking on the below article.
You can watch Christina’s Speech below.
We then move to lunch and after lunch we discuss the following motions.
Composite B – Public Sector Pay, Finance, Taxation and the Cost of Living Crisis (36,37,1,37.2,2,37.3) was carried
Motion 67 &67.1 – Levelling Up – Was Carried
Motion 109 Taking Effective Industrial Action Under Current Legal Restrictions – was carried
Motion 12 – Combatting the Rise of Discrimination and Harassment Through Education – was carried
This concludes todays conference session and we will continue to blog for the next two days so check back tomorrow for more updates.