UCU Congress 2010

UCU Congress 2010 took place in Manchester from Sunday 30 May to 1 June.


Timetable and order of business

Unless otherwise stated, sections of business are open sessions which invited guests and members of the press may attend.                  

Sunday 30 May: Congress

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

Address by Alastair Hunter, President [14kb]

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of the minutes of Congress 27-29 May 2009

10:00-12:30 - Section 1: Business of the education committee

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

14:00-15:00 - Private session: Report by General Secretary and Honorary Treasurer on finance and subscriptions, including Q&A session, followed by motions 16-20 (Strategy and Finance Committee business)

15:00-16:30 - Section 2: Business of the strategy and finance committee (motion 17 onwards)

16:30-16:50 - Address by Colombian trade unionist Jorge Gamboa

16:50-18:00 - Section 2 (continued): Business of the strategy and finance committee

18:00 - Close of first day of Congress business

Monday 31 May: Higher education sector conference

09:30-10:15 - Opening business, including:

Welcome

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of the minutes of the HE sector conference 28 May 2009, and special HE sector conference 11 February 2010

Report from National Head of Higher Education

10:15-12:25 - Consideration of motions

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

14:00-18:00 - Consideration of motions (continued)

18:00 - Close of sector conference

Monday 31 May: Further education sector conference

09:30-10:15 - Opening business, including:

Welcome

Appointment of tellers

Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee

Adoption of the minutes of the FE sector conference 28 May 2009, and special FE sector conference 19 September 2009

Report from National Head of Further Education

10:15-11:30 - Consideration of motions

11:30-11:35 - Address by Julian Stanley, Chief Executive, Recourse (formerly the College and University Support Network [CUSN])

11:35-12:30 - Consideration of motions (continued)

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

14:00-18:00 - Consideration of motions (continued)

18:00 - Close of sector conference

Tuesday 1 June: Congress

09:00-10:00 - Private session Section 3: Rule changes

10:00-10:15 - Address by Christine Blower, General Secretary, National Union of Teachers (NUT)

10:15-12:10 - Section 4: Business of the equality committee

12:10-12:30 - Address by Sally Hunt, General Secretary

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

14:00-16:00 - Section 5: Business of the recruitment, organising and campaigning committee

16:00-16:45 - Section 6: Other employment-related business

16:45-17:00 - Closing business, including

Election results

Introduction of new president

17:00 - Close of Congress 2010

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Last updated: 24 April 2018