Wednesday 08-06-2016 - 16:12
The National Executive Council held their fifth meeting of the year online. Council members voted on motions remitted to them by National Conference and on thier own emergency motions
Officers gave a report of their work that is avaliable on the NEC Hub. Council members were given the opportunity to ask questions of the officers and hold them to account. These questions and reponses will be posted on 15 June.
The NEC noted the No Platform Policy and Officer and Campaign Spend to date.
4 Emergency Motions were passed in the following order:
Justice for Hillsborough
Supporting UCU’s campaign for fair pay in HE
Supporting UCU Strike Action
Celebrating Trade Unions
These can be found on the NEC Hub.
NEC then debated policy that was remitted to them from National Conference. 18 motions were passed in this order:
Motion 207: Cutting the costs of Education to build a debt free future
Motion 208: Pride and Prejudice in Education
Motion 213: Stop Doing Over our Nursing and Allied Health Professional Students
Motion 215: UCAS for Postgrads: Free Applications
Motion 216: Academic Publishing Exploiting Academics and University Budgets
Motion 218: We were told Student Loans weren’t like bank loans
Motion 220: Support SUs that are campaigning to reverse NHS Bursary Cuts
Motion 222: Giving Part Time Students a Fair Deal
Motion 223: UCAS ‘Name Blind Admissions’ – and beyond
Motion 224: Caring about care experience
Motion 226: Supporting the teaching of teachers to teach teachers to teach
Motion 412: Self-certifying Extenuating Circumstances
Motion 414: 75% of funding, 100% of a vote
Motion 415: Make PrEP avaliable on the NHS for Free
Motion 417: Doctors Notes and Medical Forms
Motion 419: Rights for Parents and Carers must extend to students
Motion 420: We don’t need a flux capacitor to see we need more capacity
The first meeting of the new policy cycle will be 18 July 2016.