Agenda (motions to conference)

For guidance on how to submit a motion to conference, please refer to the Policy Process page on the members' website. And if you would you like to hold a meeting with your local party to discuss motions to Conference, you can download our handy guide.

If you have any questions about the agenda process or deadlines, or if you are interested in chairing or co-chairing plenary sessions or workshops at conference, please contact

Members unable to attend conference may give a proxy to a member able to attend. This can be done via the webform on the members’ website, or by notification to SOC by the proxy giver, identifying their name and local party, and the name and local party of the proxy holder. A physical form will be available at conference for those leaving but wishing to allocate their vote. A member may hold a maximum of five proxy votes.

The Agenda deadlines for Spring Conference 2019 have been set by the Standing Orders Committee (SOC) as below. 

DateAgenda Deadline

28 March

Pre-Agenda deadline: Final date for posting outlines of intended motions and policy papers to the Pre-Agenda forum on the members website here

11 April 

First Agenda deadline: Final date for submission of final text of motions and policy papers to SOC.
This can be done via a webform or by emailing

25 April

Publication of the First Agenda, and opening of the Prioritisation Ballot (deadline for completion 16 May) 

09 May (extended from 2 May)

Final date for posting of amendments to the forums on the members’ website.

16 May

Final Agenda deadline
Final versions of amendments must be submitted - by a minimum of four co-proposers - via this webform (or email to 

This is also the final date for submission of Late Motions to Conference 

23 May

Publication of the Final Agenda (latest)
The Final Agenda has been published on the members' website.