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ANC Conference & AGM - Sat 26th August 2017

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The Golden Lion Hotel

8-10 King Street

Stirling

FK8 1DQ

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All SNP Councillors are invited to a free 1-day Association of Nationalist Councillors (ANC) Conference, to be held at:

9.00 am – 3.45 pm, Saturday 26th August 2017
Golden Lion Hotel, 8-10 King St
STIRLING. FK8 1DQ.

Please register your attendance no later than Mon 21st August so that we can arrange a free lunch for you. (Numbers are limited so please also tell us promptly if you have to cancel your reservation.)

Please do not advertise this private event on Facebook or other social media.

Draft Programme

9.00-9.30: Registration & Tea/Coffee

9.30-9.45: Welcome & Introduction to ConferenceBailie Norman MacLeod, Acting Convener, ANC

9.45-11.00: Keynote Address - John Swinney MSP (Deputy FM and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills)
[Session Chair: Bailie Norman MacLeod, ANC Acting Convener]

11.00-11.30: Tea/Coffee Break

11.30-12.30: Local Council Elections 2017 - Councillor Susan Aitken (Local Government Convener)
[Session Chair: Greg McCarra, Past ANC Convener]

12.30-1.45: Lunch (Hot Buffet & Tea/Coffee)

1.45-3.00: Onwards to Independence - the role of Councillors - Lesley Riddoch (Writer, Journalist and Broadcaster) {see note below}
[Session Chair: Councillor Bill Campbell, ANC Secretary]

3.00-3.30: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of ANC
[Chair: Grant Thoms, Past ANC Convener, Member SNP NEC]

3.30-3.45: Closing Remarks and End of Conference/Vote of ThanksConvener, ANC
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Notes:

1: For drivers: There is only limited parking at the hotel, available off Murray Place and requiring a voucher from reception. You may wish instead to try the rear car park at Stirling Council HQ (free at weekends - 10 mins walk away): Old Viewforth, 14-20 Pitt St, Stirling. FK8 2ET.

2. Change of speaker: Unfortunately Joanne Freeman can no longer attend but Lesley Riddoch has kindly agreed to deliver the afternoon session on Independence and Councillors.

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