online Zoom delegate meeting

Thursday 19th November 2020

starts 7.15pm

 speaker  at 8pm

all welcome 

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Minutes of last delegate meeting

Secretary’s report


Meeting starts: 7:15pm Thurs 19th Nov 2020, 
- visitors welcome as observers 



    1. Welcome & introductions to delegates & visitors + apologies

    2. Minutes of last Delegate Meeting (Oct) & Matters Arising

    3. EC Report & urgent correspondence

    4. Reports and discussion:

    • delegate reports: ASLEF, Community, CWU, FBU, GMB, NEU, NASUWT, PCS, RMT, UCU, UNISON, UNITE plus LP

    • Secretary report

    • Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign


5. speaker/discussion at 8pm 


6. any other business



new rules agreed AGM 2020: see


future DELEGATE MEETINGS and EVENTS in 2020, we meet the 3rd Thursday each month @7-15pm on Zoom until safe, usual venue Unite Office, 6 Victoria Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1LD next to bus station, over bridge from train station

WB&DTUC Executive Committee meetings 2020 (all dates are Wednesdays at 7.30pm):   9 September; 7 October; 11 November; 9 December 2020


EVENTS in 2020 


Thurs 19 November, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting
Thurs 17 December 2020, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting
All WB&DTUC meetings are held at the UNITE office, Victoria Square WV1 1LD (next to Sainsbury’s Local) though not until further notice and all meetings will be online


Previous activities 

Thurs 15 October, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting Social Media and the Law by Dr Grace Millar UCU
Thurs 17 September, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting #BLM: Would mandatory use of  body cams make the police more likely to treat the public decently and equitably? with Simon Foster Police & Crime commissioner candidate

There is no August Delegate meeting of WB&DTUC

Thursday 16th July  speakers: Will Cooling - unionisation & #metoo in the professional wrestling industry; Simon Cardy Wolverhampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign;  Rob Miller, Director of Cuba Solidarity Campaign Zoom meeting online

Thurs 18 June, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting #BlackLivesMatter discussion Zoom meeting online
Thurs 21 May, WB&DTUC Delegate Zoom meeting online
Fri 1 May,  Workers’ Day,
Tues 28 April, 12:30pm  Workers’ Memorial Day
Thurs 16 April, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting CANCELLED
Thurs 19 March, 7:15pm WB&DTUC Delegate meeting CANCELLED
Thurs 20 February, WB&DTUC Delegate meeting - How to have an organising conversation TUC Education ♥UNIONS webinar
TUC ♥Unions week: 
Fri 14 February, Wolverhampton market
Sun 9 February, Bilston Market stall

Sat  8 February,  Wednesfield High St

Thurs 16 January 2020, Annual General Meeting WB&DTUC speaker on India's anti-muslim laws


Thurs 19 Dec Delegeate meeting and social

Thursday  21st November WB&DTUC Delegate meeting speaker Eileeen Turnbill Shrewsbur 24 campaign

Thursday 17th October WB&DTUC Delegate meeting - UNITE speaker on HS2 

Thursday 19th September WB&DTUC Delegate meeting

Thursday 18th July WB&DTUC Delegate meeting

 Sunday 14th July WODENSTOCK  3-6pm Amphitheatre Wednesfield
 Thursday 20th June WB&DTUC Delegate meeting  speaker on national Trades Union Council Conference by our delegate, Bob Simm PCS 

Thursday 16th May WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Grace Millar UCU on her research into British Mining post nationalisation

Wednesday 1st May, 7pm Workers’ Day @ Pegasus WV6 0QQ

Sunday 28th April Workers’ Memorial Day 12.30pm @cenotaph/Workers’ Memorial Day Tree, W’ton

Thursday 18th April WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Dr Francisco Domínguez National Secretary Venezuela Solidarity Campaign

 Thursday 21st March WB&DTUC Delegate meeting with speaker Lee Barron Secretary Midlands TUC; presentation of TUC Silver Badge of Merit for long service to our President Marie Taylor and Vice  President Rob Marris

Thursday 21st February WB&DTUC Delegate meeting  with speaker from Police Spies Out of Lives, a campaigning support group working to achieve an end to the sexual and psychological abuse of campaigners and others by undercover police officers.

Heart unions week 9/10 Feb campaigninng with flowers in Wednesfiels & Bilston

AGM 17 Jan 2019 we showed The Plan 30min film of the pioneering effort by workers at the arms-related company Lucas Aerospace, to defend their jobs by proposing alternative, socially-useful applications of the company’s technology and their own skills.