Saturday, 21 October 2017

Unite constitutional timetable 2017-2023

The detailed timetable of windows for the various meetings for the coming year is below.

For explanation of jargon and acronyms, see my glossary. For more information on Unite's structures, see my structures page.

  • 20 Nov - 1 Dec 2017 and 10-14 Dec 2017: Regional Industrial Sector Committees (RISCs), Area Activist Committees (AACs), Regional Equality Committees (REQCs) and Regional Labour Party Liason Committees (RLPLCs)
  • 2-19 Jan 2018: National Industrial Sector Committees (NISCs) & National Labour Party Liaison Committee (NLPLC)
  • 22-25 Jan 2018: Regional Committees (RCs)
  • 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2018: Equalities Conferences
  • 29 Jan - 9 Feb 2018: National Equalities Committees (NEQCs) including Young & Retired Members
  • 12 Feb - 2 Mar 2018: RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs (continued)
  • 5-9 Mar 2018: Executive Council (EC)
  • 12-16 Mar 2018: more RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs
  • 3-20 Apr 2018: NISCs, NLPLC
  • 23-27 Apr 2018: RCs
  • 1-11 May 2018: NEQCs
  • 14 May - 1 Jun 2018: RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs (continued)
  • 4-8 Jun 2018: EC
  • 11-15 Jun 2018: more RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs
  • 11-29 Jun 2018: NISCs, NLPLC (note risk of clashing with regional meetings in 11-15 Jun)
  • 2-6 Jul 2018: Unite Policy Conference (Brighton)
  • 16-20 Jul 2018: RCs
  • 13-31 Aug 2018:  RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs (note risk of clashes with NEQCs in 28-31 Aug) (continued)
  • 28-31 Aug 2018: NEQCs (continued, note risk of clash with regional meetings)
  • 3-7 Sep 2018: EC
  • 9-12 Sep 2018: TUC Congress
  • 10-14 Sep 2018: more RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs (note risk of clash with TUC Congress 10-12)
  • 17-21 Sep 2018: more NEQCs
  • 23-26 Sep 2018: Labour Party Conference
  • 1-19 Oct 2018: NISCs, NLPLC
  • 22-26 Oct 2018: RCs
  • 29 Oct - 9 Nov 2018: NEQCs
  • 19-30 Nov 2018: RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs (continued)
  • 3-7 Dec 2018: EC
  • 10-21 Dec 2018: more RISCs, AACs, REQCs, RLPLCs
The six-year timetable has also been updated in light of the General Secretary election having been brought forward:

Current Year - 2017:    
  • Election for General Secretary
  • Unite Executive Council elections
  • Young Members National Conference
  • Retired Members National Conference
  • Irish Policy Conference
  • Scottish Policy Conference
  • Regional Political Conferences – 4th quarter (change due to general election in June)
  • Unite National Industrial Sector Conferences – 12-15 Nov (Brighton)
2018:    
  • Election of Workplace representatives and branch officials 1st January to 31st March
  • Unite National Equalities Conferences 31st January – 2 February (change due to general election in June 2017)
  • Unite Policy Conference – 2 – 6 July - Brighton
  • Regional Industrial Sector Conferences/Regional Equalities Conferences/Area Activists Meetings
  • First meetings of triennial period Regional Committees/National Industrial Sector Committees/National Equalities Committees - Oct/Nov
2019:        
  • Unite National Equalities Conferences – 1st quarter
  • Rules Conference – June/July
  • Young Members National Conference
  • Retired Members National Conference
  • Unite National Industrial Sector Conferences – 4th quarter
  • Irish Policy Conference
  • Scottish Policy Conference
2020:
  • Regional Political Conferences – 1st quarter
  • Unite Executive Council elections
  • Policy Conference June/July
2021:    
  • Elections for Branch Officers and Work Place Representatives – by end March
  • Unite National Equalities Conferences – 1st Quarter
  • Young Members National Conference
  • Retired Members National Conference
  • Regional Industrial Sector Conferences/Regional Equalities Conferences/Area Activists Meetings
  • First meetings of triennial period Regional Committees/National Industrial Sector Committees/National Equalities Committees - Oct/Nov
  • Unite National Industrial Sector Conferences – 4th quarter
  • Irish Policy Conference
  • Scottish Policy Conference
2022:    
  • Election of General Secretary required
  • Unite Policy Conference – June/July
2023:    
  • Unite Executive Council elections
  • Regional Political Conferences – 1st quarter
  • Rules Conference – June/July
  • National Equalities Conferences
  • Young Members National Conference
  • Retired Members National Conference
  • Irish Policy Conference
  • Scottish Policy Conference
  • Unite National Industrial Sector Conferences – 4th quarter



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