Submit Policy Motions for debate at Regional Conference ... time is running out!

February 8, 2017 9:28 PM

Policy Submission Timetable
for the Spring Conference 2017

Local parties have been considering the policy motions that they wish to submit for the Spring Regional Conference 2017. The conference takes place in Rutland on Saturday 25th February.

Please find below, the timetable and deadlines for submission.

The deadline for submissions is noon on Wednesday 15th February 2017. Local parties will be informed as to whether or not their submission has been successful via email soon after with a deadline for any amendments being noon on Friday 17th February 2017.

Structure:

As a reminder, please follow the link below to see the Policy event in April. Among other slides you will find one on structure and an example of good and bad policy submissions:

https://eastmidslibdems.org.uk/en/document/effective-policy-writing

The structure slide states that there are three things to be covered in a motion:

Conference notes that:

Conference believes that:

Conference calls for:

If you are submitting a motion, I would advise that you look at the PowerPoint to help maximize the likelihood that your policy will be selected. Please note: you may have to sign in to access the document, however it is well worth a look!

We look forward to seeing your submissions and hearing passionate debate at our Regional Conference!

Thanks

The Conference Team

P.S. we wish a speedy recovery to Regional Policy Officer, Barbara Pearce, who would normally be sending Policy submission emails to you. Barbara has been a regular face at Conference and across the Region for many years. We look forward to seeing her soon, hopefully at Conference!

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