National Delegate Conference 2006
Welcome to Conference 20-23 June 2006
June, it's the South Coast of England. It must be time for UNISON
National Delegate Conference.
The thirteenth National Delegate Conference will
take place at a time of increasing tension within Government.
The last throes of Blair, as he looks for the issue which will
leave his imprint upon history, could be a dangerous period for
The modernisation drive continues on services and
pensions are well within target. Any following leadership candidates
have either been Blairites or, like Brown the architect or manager
of much of the reform.
A lot of what we expected of the third term New
Labour government was included in the Warwick Agreement
has still to be delivered. National Delegate Conference will consider
these issues and others of internal organisation, collective bargaining,
health and safety, equalities and international trade unionism.
Of the 147 motions and associated amendments submitted
experience suggests that around forty motions and composites will
be chosen for debate, after prioritisation by NEC, regions and
equality groups. That process has highlighted the themes in the
With a few exceptions the agenda should provide
a broad consensus. You will find a policy summary in this booklet
and the Communications & Campaigns Committee Briefings Team will
keep you updated with daily briefings at Conference.
Don't forget the meeting of Scottish Branches
MONDAY 19 JUNE 2006 FROM 5.30PM - 7.30PM
Merrick Suite, Menzies Carlton Hotel, East Overcliffe, Bournemouth
(at the Conference Centre)
Light refreshments will be provided. Conference Crθche will be
available until 7.00pm: