The meeting welcomed Richard Allday and Katherine Connelly from Harwich
Speaker - none scheduled for this
meeting or September. However for the October meeting there will be
a talk " For The Members" Friendly Societies past, present
We are attempting to arrange for a visit from Anan Kofi from the Kilombo
organisation to speak at our November meeting.
Campaigning - The development
of the Anti Fascist Anti Racist Action Plan (AFARAP) was a major topic
of discussion. The Colchester & District Equality & Diversity
statement will be piloted hopefully at the Tendring & Colchester
Minority Ethnic Partnership event on 30.08.08.
Details to be confirmed.
A version of the Equality & Diversity Statement for Tendring will
Other activities in support of AFARAP were discussed.
An application for a TUC grant will be made towards funding AFARAP.
Secretary's Report - Correspondence
received was noted.
Finance - The Financial Statement
was accepted by the meeting.
Main Account funds were holding up well. An appeal for funds for The
Alternative Oyster Feast would be made shortly.
Alternative Oyster Feast 31.10.08
The secretary will liaise with Dave Harris on the arrangements for
Essex County Association of TUCs
- next meeting 06.09.08
Reports from delegates present were received along with a written
report from Helen Winrow (PCS HMRC)
Next meeting - Thursday September
11th 2008 8pm - Odd One Out, Mersea Rd Colchester.