Agenda (motions to conference)

Latest! The Final Agenda has been published on the members website.  

General Agenda info and deadlines

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 Autumn Conference 2019 have been set by the Standing Orders Committee (SOC) as below. 

DateAgenda Deadline

18th July 2019

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

1st August 2019 

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

15th August 2019

Publication of First Agenda and opening of amendment forum

20th August 2019

Prioritisation Ballot opens. The ballot for Section D is here. The ballot for section E is here.
There is no ballot for section C, as there is only one motion. The ballot closes on 9 September.

29th August 2019 

Final date for posting of amendments to the forum 

5th September 2019


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

9th September 2019

Prioritisation Ballot closes

18th September 2019

Final date for submission of Late Motions to Conference. Submit by email to or via the forum

19th September 2019 

Publication of the Final Agenda