UCU Congress 2016

UCU Congress 2016

UCU Congress 2016 held from Wednesday 1 June to Friday 3 June 2016.


Timetable

Tuesday 31 May

NEC - 15:00-16:00

18:00 - 19:00 - Introduction to new delegates

19:00 - 20:00 - Welcome reception

Wednesday 1 June

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

Welcome from Elizabeth Lawrence, President 
Appointment of tellers
Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee
Adoption of minutes of Congress 23 - 24 May 2015

10:00-10:15   Address by Elizabeth Lawrence, President

10:15-12:30 - Section 1: Business of the Strategy and Finance Committee to be taken in open session (motions 1-21)

12:30-12:45 - Presentation from prison educators

12:45-14:00 - Lunch (from 12:45) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00-14:15 - Address by Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary

14:15-16:00 - Section 2: Business of the Equality Committee (motions 22-35)

16:00-16:15 - Address by David Dzatsunga, President, College Lecturers' Association of Zimbabwe

16:15-18:00 - Section 3: Business of the Education Committee (motions 36-48)

18:00 - Close of first day of Congress business

18:00-19:30 - Campaigns and policy reception

Thursday 2 June 

Higher Education Sector Conference 2016

09:00-9:30 - Opening business, including:

Appointment of tellers
Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee
Adoption of minutes of HE sector conference 23 May 2015

9:30 - Private session: Pay

Report on pay from Michael MacNeil, National Head of Bargaining and Negotiations
Debate of motions HE1 - HE5
Conference moves into open session. Debate of motions HE6 onwards.

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

14:00-18:00 - Debate of remaining motions continues in open session.

18:00 - Close of HE sector conference 2016

Further Education Sector Conference 2016

09:00-9:30 - Opening business, including:

Appointment of tellers
Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee
Adoption of minutes of FE sector conference 23 May 2015

9:30 - Debate of motions, beginning at FE4

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

14:00 - Report on pay from Michael MacNeil, National Head of Bargaining and Negotiations

Debate of motions FE1 - FE3
Debate of remaining motions continues

18:00 - Close of FE sector conference 2016

Friday 3 June

09:00-11:50 - Private session

Section 4: Business of the Strategy and Finance Committee to be taken in private session (motions 49-59) 

Section 5: rule changes to be taken in private session (motions 60-72)

Congress moves into open session

Debate of remaining motions from Section 1: Business of the Strategy and Finance Committee motions to be taken in open session (motions 1-21)

11:50-12:00 - Address by Malia Bouattia, President Elect, NUS

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:10 - Address by Sheila Coleman, The Hillsborough Justice Campaign

13:10-14:45 - Section 6: Business of the Recruitment, Organising and Campaigning Committee (motions 73-87)

14:45-15:00 - Closing business, including

Election results
Closing remarks

15:00 - Close of Congress 2016


Related documents

UCU730  Note of technical effects of rule change motions
UCU730.html | UCU730.rtf

UCU729 Congress agenda - second report of the Congress Business Committee
UCU729.html | UCU729.rtf

UCU728 Election of USS Superannuation Working Group negotiators
UCU728.html | UCU728.rtf

UCU727 Election of HE national negotiators - call for nominations
UCU727.html | UCU727.rtf

UCU726 Election of FE negotiators for England - call for nominations
UCU726.html | UCU726.rtf

UCU720 Election of USS negotiators to the Superannuation Working Group
UCU720.html | UCU720.rtf

UCU725 Unconfirmed minutes of the Further Education Sector Conference, 23 May 2015
UCU725.html | UCU725.rtf

UCU724 Unconfirmed minutes of the Higher Education Sector Conference, 23 May 2015
UCU724.html | UCU724.rtf

UCU723 Minutes of UCU Congress 2015
UCU723.html | UCU723.rtf

UCU722 Congress 2016: first report of the congress business committee
UCU722.html | UCU722.rtf

UCU719 Election of HE national negotiators - confirmation of employment criteria and nomination period
UCU719.html | UCU719.rtf

UCU718 Election of FE negotiators for England - confirmation of employment and nomination period
UCU718.html | UCU718.rtf

UCU717 Model local branch/local association rules for submission to Congress 2016
UCU717.html | UCU717.rtf

UCU716 UCU Congress, 1-3 June 2016 Registration and Congress delegates expenses - Registration deadline Friday 29 April
UCU716.html | UCU716.rtf

UCU715 Distinguished service awards 2016
UCU715.html | UCU715.rtf

UCU714 Budget
UCU714.html | UCU714.rtf

UCU713 Financial statements
UCU713.html | UCU713.rtf

UCU712 National executive committee (NEC) report to UCU congress 2016
UCU712.html | UCU712.rtf

UCU697 Congress arrangements: registration
UCU697.html | UCU697.rtf

UCU696 Congress 2016 calling notice
UCU696.html | UCU696.rtf

Congress standing orders 2015-16 [89kb]

Congress standing orders 2015-16 [103kb]

UCU rules 2015-16 [194kb]

UCU rules 2015-16 [341kb]

Last updated: 24 April 2018