As your Women’s Officer it is part of my responsibility to continue encouraging gender equality in the CLP as well as encourage sisters to be more active in the party whether that’s coming out campaigning, attending branch and CLP meetings or standing for positions. We have seen a significant improvement in local women’s involvement in the party but there is always more we can do.
- Branch Chair
- Branch Vice-Chair- in West Ham Ward we had two lovely female members job share this position
- Branch Secretary
- Branch Treasurer
- Branch Organiser – for organising campaigning and leafletting sessions. This is going to be a key position in helping us retain our Labour majority in Newham council
General Committee Delegate (GC) Positions:
The GC plans and coordinates our local Labour activity and meets on the 4th Thursday of the month. All party members are welcome to attend, but only delegates are able to vote on issues put to the GC.
The Secretary is automatically a delegate, plus one man and one woman per 25 members or part thereof.
Executive Committee Delegate (EC) Positions:
One position amongst GC delegates
Nominations for West Ham West Ham CLP position
- CLP Chair
- CLP Vice Chair of Campaigns
- CLP Vice Chair of Membership
- CLP Secretary
- CLP Treasurer
- CLP Women’s Officer
- Community Involvement Coordinator
- Trade Union Liaison Coordinator
- Political Education & Training Coordinator
- Equalities Coordinator
- Fund Raising Coordinator
- Information Technology Coordinator
- Local Campaign Forum delegates (10 positions)
Forum/Affiliated Groups to the CLP
All Forums and Affiliated groups will follow a similar election as above. Holding an election for:
Forum Officer positions
Two GC delegates and one EC delegate
Nominating members to West Ham CLP positions
- West Ham Women’s Forum – AGM to be held Monday 6th March, 7:45pm, 306 Stratford High Street.
- West Ham Youth Forum- AGM (pencilled in for) Thursday 16th February 6pm, 306 Stratford High Street.
- Trade Unions– Please contact either your local trade union officer or Kim Silvers the Trade Union Liaison for more information.
Socialist Affiliated Groups
- Fabians– Rohit Dasgupta, Secretary to announce AGM date.
- Christians on the Left– Clive Furness, Secretary to announce AGM date.
West Ham Women’s Officer.