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Labour Party NCC and CAC Elections - What you can do to help

5th March 2017

By Michael Calderbank

The Conference Arrangements Committee (CAC) has a crucial role in influencing the running of conference, and therefore requires candidates who will represent the wishes of members.

The LRC has formally endorsed the ‘left-slate’ candidates. Proudly the left are pushing three women for the four posts, two of which are from ethnic minority backgrounds.

The left-slate candidates are as follows: (please click on their names for their statements)

Conference Arrangements Committee:
- Seema Chandwani
- Billy Hayes

Seema Chandwani is a CLP Secretary (Tottenham CLP, Labour Party Membership Number: L1187007); and Billy Hayes is the former General Secretary of the Communication Workers Union (Mitcham and Morden CLP, Labour Party Membership Number A065571). The election for these reps will be by a One Member One Vote ballot this summer.

National Constitutional Committee
- Anna Dyer
- Emine Ibrahim

Anna Dyer is a sitting member of the NCC (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn CLP, Labour Party Membership Number L0081865) and Emine Ibrahim is a CLP rep on the London Region’s Labour Party Board (Hornsey and Wood Green CLP, Labour Party Membership Number L0150489). The election of these reps will be by CLP delegates at the Annual Conference in September.

What you can do to help
1. Download the statements and give them to your CLP Secretary
2. Find out when your CLP is nominating and ensure left-wing members/delegates are aware of who to support
3. Tweet and Facebook the infographic below
4. Speak on behalf of the left slate candidates at your CLP nominations meeting
5. Tweet the @LRCinfo if your CLP has nominated one or all of the left slate
6. Make sure the delegates to conference from your CLP are from the left and that they vote for Emine and Anna
7. When ballots drop of the CAC elections, help promote Billy and Seema so they are elected.

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