KUWG on Twitter

Wednesday, 20 November 2013


KILBURN UNEMPLOYED WORKERS GROUP

DRAFT MEETING AGENDA,
THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2013

  1. Gather as soon after 3pm as possible — NO LATER THAN 3:15PM — and appoint/select facilitator/chairperson and minute-taker
  2. Present
  3. Apologies: Brian, Lexie, Marie, Nygell
  4. Cases and Members' Wellbeing (Pt 1)
  5. Break
  6. Draft Minutes of group meetings held 7 November 2013 an 14 November and any matters arising not addressed below.
    • "History is made by those who control the minutes"?
  7. Reports and discussion of recent actions and current and emerging campaigns:
    1. Report from Thursday 14 Novemver screening and discussion of short film 'Dear Mandela' about shanty dwellers in South Africa
    2. Report from Kilburn Jobceentre leafleting Monday 18 November
    3. Report from Tuesday 19 November Willesden Bus Garage 'Defend Willesden Unite Rep Robert Chung' demo called by Brent Fightback
    4. Mark's anti-eviction progress
    5. Light relief and fundraising or more hard work? Preparing for Christmas / Winter Fest party and carol parodies — eg, "Oh, IDS, oh, IDS/ We're fed up with your lying" (Melody: 'Oh, Christmas Tree')
    6. Next KUWG jobcentre leafleting, logo, leaflet and placard design matters and prospect of KUWG flags
    7. How we use our stewardship of increased KUWG finance. Alan proposes that KUWG
      1. Considers a budget for running costs including
        1. stationery [printouts of minutes],
        2. campaigning materials,
        3. room hires for workshops
        4. travel costs,
        5. training
      2. Starts an investment a/c with Nationwide Building Society that will earn us more generous and more ethical interest than available through the current Barclays current a/c or anything hedge-fund owned Co-operative Bank could offer us. Co-operative Bank customers include human rights abusing and corporation tax-dodging G4S!
      Alan recognises that setting budgets may require consideration beyond this one group meeting!
    8. Forward planning to Boycott Workfare Week, Monday 2 December to Sunday 8 December
      • Possibilitiy of liaising with allied organisations toward a Boycott Workfare Week demo at Hammersmith Jobcentre, where Universal Credit is now being piloted.
    9. Other events and campaigns
  8. Finance issues
  9. AOB, incl Cases (Pt 2) if necessary, and prompt exit by 5:30pm, with tables and chairs put back in storage space.

No comments:

Post a comment