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GREATER MIDLANDS REGION –
2011 DISTRICT CONGRESS 
 
Saturday 13th August 2011 at Carr’s Lane Centre, Birmingham - 10.00am to 5.00pm
 
AGENDA: Doors open and registration available from 9.30am on the day.
 
10am to 11.30am
Andy Chaffer in the Chair:
 
10.00 – 10.30 am
Obituary: to note the passing of comrades
Report of DC work including Finance
DC motions 1 and 2  on District Finances and  Membership Dues collected via local branch ; lead-off contributions from Graham Stevenson and Andrew Northall
 
10.30 Youth and students – Daoud Hamdani
 
11.00 Unemployment and jobs – Graham Stevenson
 
11.30 am to 12.30 
 
11.30 Anti-fascism – lead off contribution t.b.a.
Branch resolution: “Anti Racist Work and defeat of the far right” from Coventry & Warwickshire
 
12.00 Environment – Joe Clark
 
12.30 – 1.30 Lunchtime
 
1.30pm – 5.00pm David Grove in the chair
 
1.30 Fraternal address – TO BE CONFIRMED
 
1.50 Financial Appeal – Andrew Northall [NB: there is no formal congress fee]
 
2.00 i) DC elections (approval of DC size and ballot voting)
         ii) Branch Resolutions not already covered.
 
2.30 Women - Joanne Stevenson – plus branch motion:
“International Women's Day” from Birmingham, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
 
3.00 Party Development – Bill Greenshields
 
3.45 The fight back, and the People’s Charter – Andy Chaffer.
 
Branch resolutions:
“Demo outside the Lib Dem Conference” from Birmingham, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
 “Elected Mayors” from Birmingham, Worcestershire & Herefordshire
 “Inner-Party public sector co-ordination” from Oxfordshire & Northamptonshire Branch
“Campaigns against public spending cuts” from Coventry & Warwickshire
“Democracy and Human Rights” from Coventry & Warwickshire
“March for the Alternative” from Wolverhampton, Black Country, Staffs and Shropshire