European Movement Staffordshire  Annual General Meeting 2022

European Movement Staffordshire Annual General Meeting 2022

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Annual General Meeting 2022

About this event

Join us for our annual general meeting which this year includes talks on important issues: reducing the impact of climate change and (to be confirmed) food and farming, both of which would benefit from closer relationships between the UK and the EU.

All EM members and supporters in Staffordshire are welcome . There will be opportunities to ask questions and contribute throughout the meeting.

Agenda

    1. Welcome and introduction (2 minutes, Chair)
    2. Apologies (2 minutes, Secretary)
    3. Guest speakers (10 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A each, 40 minutes )
    4. Acceptance of 2021 AGM minutes (2 minutes, Chair)
    5. Short campaign report for previous 12 months (10 minutes, Chair)
    6. Treasurers report (2 minutes, treasurer)
    7. Results of election of officer/executives & hand over to new officers (5 minutes, Chair)
    8. Expanding our campaigning capability and skills ( 15 minutes, Campaigns officer + questions and general discussion)
    9. Making EM campaigns meaningful for Staffordshire (10 minutes , Campaigns Manager + questions and general discussion)
    10. AOB (2 minutes, New Chair)

Guest speakers

We are pleased to announce that Adam Colclough, the coordinator of North Staffs Green Party, will talk to us on the theme of working together to reduce the impact of climate change and protect the green spaces in our towns and Philip Bennion, local farmer and former Liberal Democrat MEP, will talk to us about the post Brexit future for food and farming (details to be confirmed).

Adam has been a member of the Green party since 2013. In that time he stood as a candidate at local and parliamentary elections on several occasions. He is also a volunteer for several local charities and is in his final year of a part-time degree in Sociology at Staffordshire University.

Phil is a local arable farmer, farming near Tamworth. He was a Liberal Democrat MEP from 2012-2014 and from 2019-2020. During his career he has been actively involved in Staffordshire rural affairs and is a former NFU Staffordshire chairman. Has stood in both local and UK parliamentary elections and was a Staffordshire County Councillor from 2002-2005.

Joining instructions.

  1. Register for the event.
  2. Click the "View the Event" button on your e-ticket to go to the Event Page from where the full Zoom joining details can be obtained in advance and saved to your calendar, or from where you can join the meeting directly on the day.