Key conference deadlines coming up

Spring Conference Agenda 2016In just 9 days’ time, Liberal Democrats will be gathering in York for Spring Conference.

The agenda is available here.

What do you think of the motions on offer? Could any of them be improved?

If you want to submit an amendment, you need to persuade 10 members or your local party or SAO to back it and get it in by 1pm on Tuesday 8th March.

From the agenda:

Amendments and emergency motions must be signed by 10 party members; OR l submitted by one or more of: a local party, state party, regional party in England, Federal Specified Associated Organisation or Federal Party Committee.

Amendments and emergency motions must be submitted by 13.00, Tuesday 8th March.

Submitters should include:
l For amendments – a short explanation of the intended effect of the amendment.
l For emergency motions – a short explanation of its emergency nature.

Topical issues

Suggestions for topical issues may be submitted by any party member: l by 13.00, Tuesday 8th March.

The title of the issue should be no more than ten words, and should not include an expression of opinion; please include full contact details of the submitter and up to 100 words explanatory background.

So, don’t delay. Read your conference agenda today because if you leave it too late, you might end up kicking yourself for not getting the amendment you want in on time.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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