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UCU Congress 2020

11 July 2019

An online interim Congress will take place on Saturday 13 February and Tuesday 16 February 2021, to deal with the Congress business that would have been taken at the cancelled interim online Congress 28-30 October 2020

The meeting will be held online, using Zoom on Saturday 13 & Tuesday 16 February 2021

Please read the following finance documents for Congress, Tuesday 16 February:

UCU1044 Honorary treasurer's report to interim Congress

Background reference:

UCU1011  Financial statements for the period ended 31 August 2019

UCU1012  Budget 2020-21

UCU1013  Subscription rates 2020-21 and ongoing review


Note: additional short breaks will be called by the chair.
This timetable may be subject to final adjustment after the close of requests to speak on late motions.
Conduct of any business in closed session will be confirmed by the chair.

Saturday 13 February

11:00 -  Welcome and opening business, including:

How business will be conducted

How voting will be conducted

Report of the Congress business committee

Address by Jo Grady, general secretary

Motion 1, Civility and kindness

11:30 - Covid-19 crisis (motions 2-6, plus L1-L6)

13:00 - Lunch break

14:00 - Black Lives Matter (motions 7-9, plus L7)

14:30 - Business of the equality committee (motions 10-19)

16:00 - Close of first day

Tuesday 16 February

11:00 - Address by Vicky Blake, President

11:15 - Update from Steve Sangwine, honorary treasurer

11:25 - Business of the strategy and finance committee (motions 20-28)

13:00 - Lunch break

14:00 - Business of the recruitment, organising and campaigning committee (motions 29-36)

15:20 - Business of the education committee (motions 37-40, plus L8)

15:55 - Closing business 

Dependants' Allowance (including childcare)

Congress delegates who need childcare or other care for dependents in order to take part in this meeting may be able to back some of these costs as a dependents' allowance. Please contact Sue Baja for more information (and before any expenses are incurred). 

Delegate entitlements

Branches are entitled to one delegate per 400 members or part thereof  Delegate entitlements

Institutions with under 100 members must enter into the aggregation process. You can find out more about this process from your regional office or from Sue Bajwa in the first instance.

Related documents:

Last updated: 2 June 2021