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

NEC election results 2017

NEC election results 2017

The results of the election for members of our national executive committee are now available. Voting closed at noon today and we have received the results from the independent scrutineers. PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka said: Congratulations to all candidates elected to the NEC. I look forward to working with you over the year ahead. … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes Branch Mandate Meeting 2017

Bootle Taxes Branch Mandate Meeting 2017

This year’s mandate meeting will be taking place in The Jollies, Marsh Lane, from 1pm on 18 May 2017. Lunch will be provided. Please come along and take part. This is your opportunity to instruct your delegates, who will be voting on your behalf at PCS’s annual conference. Read the Mandate Meeting agenda pack here. … Continue reading

GEC elections now open

GEC elections now open

Elections for the Revenue & Customs Group Executive Committee, which runs the union in HMRC, open today (27 April) and run until 16 May. You can read the candidates’ election addresses online now. Please read the addresses to help you decide which candidates would provide the most effective leadership for our union. The following posts … Continue reading

NEC election addresses now online

NEC election addresses now online

Elections for the PCS national executive committee, our union’s governing body, opened last Thursday (20 April) and you can read the candidates’ election addresses online now. Each year, PCS members vote to elect the NEC, which is responsible for running our union in line with the policies established by members through national annual delegate conferences … Continue reading