Join the 29 September Pay Day Protests

Join the 29 September Pay Day Protests

Where: Bootle One Stop Shop When: 12.30pm, 29 September PCS are balloting members in a consultative vote over industrial action to break the 1% pay cap. Ahead of the ballot opening, in support of the pay campaign, we’re joining the union’s day of protest on 29 September. Gather outside the One Stop Shop, opposite the … Continue reading

Pay up campaign – members’ meetings

Pay up campaign – members’ meetings

Work in The Triad or Litherland House? Come to The Jollys on Marsh Lane for 12.15pm Work in Comben House? Come to the Santander social club on Bridle Road for 13.45pm We are holding members’ meetings on 31 August to discuss PCS’s campaign to end the civil service pay cap, including the upcoming consultative ballot. … Continue reading

Pay Up! Campaign – What Next?

Pay Up! Campaign – What Next?

NEC agrees to run consultative ballot of all members Come to the members’ meetings on 31 August Visit pcs.org.uk and pcsbootletaxes.wordpress.com for more updates The National Executive Committee is looking to hold a consultative ballot on pay ahead of the budget in November. This will be to ask members what action they will support, including … Continue reading

Joint Bootle Branch Briefing

Joint Bootle Branch Briefing

To: PCS Members in Bootle St Johns and Bootle Taxes Branches Due to the ongoing changes within the department, your local Branch Committees are looking at how best PCS can structure ourselves to ensure we are best able to represent members. We are currently exploring the possibility of merging the two HMRC Bootle branches. The … Continue reading

Annual Delegate Conference 2017 Report

Annual Delegate Conference 2017 Report

Compared to the R&C Group Conference, national conference was a relatively subdued affair for Bootle Taxes. That said, it was still a lively one with lots of healthy debate and its fair share of controversy. Conference opened on a sombre note, given the horrific attack that had taken place in Manchester the night before. Delegates … Continue reading

R&C Group Delegate Conference 2017 Report

R&C Group Delegate Conference 2017 Report

The last full week of May was a sunny one in Brighton. Despite this, resisting the urge to top up their tans, delegates from Bootle Taxes Branch set the agenda for PCS’s 2017 HMRC Group Conference. Following our Annual General Meeting in February, the sheer amount of motions passed meant that almost every section of … Continue reading

Branch Mandate Meeting Report

Branch Mandate Meeting Report

On Thursday 18 May, Bootle Taxes members gathered in the Jollys for the Branch Mandate Meeting. The weather was far more favourable than for the AGM, with no storms raging, and there was a lively and healthy debate as well as some top notch Scouse among the food on offer. Three emergency motions were moved at … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes Branch motions to PCS Conference 2017

Bootle Taxes Branch motions to PCS Conference 2017

The following are the motions that passed at our branch Annual General Meeting and emergency motions passed at our Mandate Meeting. We are posting them here for easy reference for anybody who wishes to support or second them from other branches. Motions to Group Delegate Conference Motion 5 Conference notes the increasing burden being placed … Continue reading

GEC election results 2017

GEC election results 2017

The results of the election for members of our HMRC group executive committee are now available. Candidates elected unopposed In accordance with Group Election Regulation 25, the following posts have been filled without the requirement for an election: President MERRY, Lorna Deputy President WESLEY, Hector Deputy Group Secretary DAVIDSON, John Treasurer DRUMMOND, Hamish Group Executive … Continue reading

Bits & PCS – May edition now available

Bits & PCS – May edition now available

After a long hiatus the Bootle Taxes Branch newsletter, Bits & PCS, is back. The latest issue features: Reports on the launch of the PCS pay campaign Mental health awareness Your state pension Building Our Future Sudoku And more… Reps will be handing out copies within the branch this week. However, you can also download … Continue reading