UCU Congress 2011

The annual UCU Congress will be held at the Harrogate International Centre, from Saturday 28 May to Monday 30 May 2011.

This will include meetings of the Higher Education and Further Education Sector Conferences. Sector conference meetings will take place on Saturday 28 May.



Timetable

Saturday 28 May 2011

HE sector conference

9:30-10:00 Opening business, including:

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of minutes of HE sector conference 31 May 2010 and HE special sector conference 25 November 2010 - see documents

Report from Michael MacNeil, national head of higher education

10:00-12:30 Debate of motions

12:30-14:00 Lunch (from 12:30) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00 Timed business: motions HE32-HE35, on USS dispute, to be taken in private session

Debate of motions to continue in open session

18:00 Close of business

Note: Helen Carr, national head of equality, will address the conference, time to be confirmed.

FE sector conference

9:30-10:00 Opening business, including:

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of minutes of FE sector conference 31 May 2010 and FE special sector conference 2 October 2010 - see documents

Report from Barry Lovejoy, national head of further education

10:00-12:30 Debate of motions

12:30-14:00 Lunch (from 12:30) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00 Debate of motions (continued)

18:00 Close of business

Note: Helen Carr, national head of equality, will address the conference, time to be confirmed.

MAIN UCU CONGRESS, HARROGATE

Sunday 29 May 2011

09:30-10:00 Opening business, including:

Alan Whitaker, Congress 2011 Alan Whitaker, Congress 2011 Address by Alan Whitaker, President

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of minutes of Congress 30 May - 1 June 2010 - see documents

Sally Hunt, Congress 2011 UCU general secretary, Sally Hunt 10:00-12:30 Section 1: Business of the recruitment, organising and campaigning committee

12:30-14:00 Lunch (from 12:30) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00-15:45 Section 2: Other employment-related business

15:45-16:00 Address by Sally Hunt, General Secretary

16:00-18:00 Section 3: Business of the Strategy and finance committee to be taken in open session (motions 29-39)

18:00 Close of first day of Congress business

Monday 30 May 2011

09:30-10:30 Section 4: Business of the education committee

John McDonnell MP, Congress 11 John McDonnell, MP 10:30-10:45 Address by John McDonnell, MP

10:45-11:45 Private session Section 5: Business of the strategy and finance committee to be taken in private session (motions 45-52)

11:45-12:30 Private session Section 6: Rule changes

12:30-14:00 Lunch (from 12:30) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00-14:45 Private session Section 6 (continued): Rule changes

14:45-16.45 Business of the equality committee

16:45-17:00 Closing business, including

Election results

Introduction of new president

17:00 Close of Congress 2011


Key documents

Last updated: 24 April 2018