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LLA discussion conference: Labour in crisis – what next?

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The conference is open to signed up LLA supporters only, who will receive an invitation to register for the Zoom meeting via email. You can sign up to the LLA here before 28 January in order to attend conference.

11am – 1pm
The lessons of Corbynism
– The weaponisation of antisemitism and the witch-hunt
– Left Unity and the trade unions

1pm – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30-3.30pm
How could we transform Labour into a party of the class?
– What would a worthwhile split look like? Shall we stay or shall we go?
– How to democratise the trade union link?
– The way forward
Motions
– Motions and position papers are invited on the agenda topics as detailed above.
– Position papers/motions may be submitted by any 10 LLA signatories as well as any affiliated organisation or group.
– The number of motions and amendments must not exceed 10 per group/any 10 LLA signatories, with a maximum of 5 for either motions or amendments.
– Maximum word count of 350 words per motion.
Deadlines
– Saturday 16 January for motions (email info@labourleft.org)
– Tuesday 26 January for amendments
– Emergency motions may be accepted at the discretion of the chair (decisions on admitting emergency motions can be overturned by conference).
Conference participation and details
Conference will be run as a Zoom meeting rather than a webinar, to enable greater engagement and participation. Conference is open to all LLA signatories, rather than delegates.
The proposer and seconder of each motion are chosen by those who submit the motion. The selection of speakers in any debate is at the discretion of the chair.
Conference retains the democratic right to amend motions.
– Proposing a motion: 5 minutes
– Seconding a motion: 3 minutes
– Speaking for or against a motion: 2 minutes
– Point of order: 1 minute

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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