"The Odd One Out", Mersea
On Thursday 9th February 2006
Bob Lambert - Chair (AMICUS)
Chris Burrow - Secretary (PCS)
Pete Norfolk - Treasurer (T&GWU)
Mike Fletcher -(UNISON)
Ron Douglas - (RMT)
Raph Piggott - (GMB)
Phil Wilson - (T&GWU)
Simon Watson -(T&GWU)
Bob Lambert welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave a warm welcome
to a new delegate, Phil Wilson of T & G 1/979 branch.
Jock Brown - (TSSA)
Steve Adshead - (UNISON)
Minutes of Previous AGM
These had already been circulated and agreed by the meeting.
Bob Lambert spoke briefly on Council's Activities
Chris Burrow thanked the members of Executive Committee for their
help over the past year. Delegates were thanked for supporting Trades
A brief summary activity over the past year covered our meetings,
the Alternative Oyster Feast, and other events where the TUC was Present.
The Secretary was thanked for his efforts over the past year.
The Income & Expenditure Account, Balance Sheet for both the Main
Account and Sub Committee Account had already been sent to delegates.
The financial situation on the main account was the best for a number
The Sub Committee Account has a very good balance to help fund the
Alternative Oyster Feast for 2006.
The Treasurer was thanked for managing the finances of the Council.
Alternative Oyster Feast.
This had previously been discussed. The question of "gifts"
for those attending the event was discussed.
There being no other nominations the following where deemed elected
Bob Lambert (AMICUS) Chair
Mike Fletcher (UNISON) Deputy Chair
Chris Burrow (PCS) Secretary
Pete Norfolk (T&GWU) Treasurer
Delegate to Trades Union Council Conference - Pete Norfolk (T&GWU)
Delegate to Essex Association of Trades
Chris Burrow (PCS)
Pete Norfolk (T&GWU)
Jock Brown (TSSA)
Mike Fletcher (UNISON)
Nomination for Committee of Essex
Association of Trades Union Councils
This will be left to delegates attending the annual meeting of the
Affiliation Fee for Essex Association
of Trades Union Councils
The meeting agreed that this should be £50 for 2006
Resolution for Trades Union Council
This would have to be put forward
via the Essex Association of Trades Union Councils annual meeting.
A range of issues were discussed -
-EU Directives on Services
-Health & Safety deregulation
-War in Iraq
It was agreed to put forward resolution
on, EU Directives on Services and Managing Attendance.
Nominations to SERTUC Sub Committees
These will be left to delegates attending the annual meeting of Essex
Association of Trades Union Councils.
The Annual General Meeting closed at 9.15pm and was followed by a
general meeting of the Council.
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