The NUJ’s policy, objectives and campaigning priorities are decided at the NUJ conference – the Delegate Meeting (DM).
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All branches are entitled to send delegates to the conference in proportion to the size of their membership.
The conference makes policy on a wide range of issues including:industrial and bargaining issuesgovernment policiesmedia freedom issuesinternational mattersunion democracy and organisational issuesfinancial matters.
The conference also scrutinises the union’s accounts and considers the annual report from each sector and body of the union.
During the course of the conference, each industrial sector also organises a conference to set priorities and exchange information about recent activity and specific issues affecting members working in the sector.
The NUJ is a very democratic union: it is possible for all members to influence policy. All members are entitled to attend branch meetings. Branches can submit motions and amendments to conference. Delegates can speak in debates, vote and ask questions. If a motion is passed it becomes union policy. Branches hold a special meeting to discuss arrangements for the conference.
Details are available from your branch secretary or contact email@example.com
NUJ conference 2011 timetable:
NUJ conference 8 - 10th April 2011
Venue to be confirmed.
Close of Motions/Nominations (DM-elected bodies) - 1pm Monday, 6th December 2010
Preliminary Agenda despatched - Friday, 24th December 2010
Close of Amendments/Confirmation - 1pm Wednesday 9th February 2011
Final Agenda and Annual Report - Friday, 4th March 2011