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Thursday 7th April 2016 – arrive from 4.30pm for light buffet

Full meeting commencing at 5.00pm (finishing 6.30pm latest)

Eaglestone Restaurant Function Room, Milton Keynes General Hospital


  1. Welcome by Chair and introductions
  2. Apologies
  3. To receive the minutes of the AGM held on 11th March 2015 (copies available at the meeting)
  4. Annual report from the Branch Committee & Regional Officer
  5. Financial Report

v  Audited accounts for previous year

v  To consider a recommendation to pay honoraria to each of the Branch Officers as follows: (£350 to the Branch Secretary and Membership (Anne Booth) and £350 to the Treasurer, H&S Officer & Communications (Mark Lombardo) and £300 to stewards (Janice Thomas, Louise Eales & Gill James) in recognition of work done for UNISON during the past year).

v  Appointment of auditors (2)

  1. To consider any proposed amendments to Branch Rules (copies of the rules will be available at the meeting).

8.         Election or confirmation of election of Branch Officers:

A)        Secretary

B)        Chairperson

C)        Treasurer

D)        Assistant Branch Secretary – Milton Keynes Hospital Trust

E)        Assistant Branch Secretary – Milton Keynes CNWL

F)         Assistant Branch Secretary - General (all other employers covered by Branch)

G)        Education coordinator

H)        Communications officer

I)          Health and safety officer

J)         Equality officer

K)        International officer

L)         Young member’s officer

M)        Lifelong learning co-coordinator

N)        Membership officer

O)        Welfare officer

P)        Affiliated Political Fund officer - elected by & from the APF levy payers

Q)        Retired member’s secretary - to be elected by & from the retired members

  1. Ratification of election of stewards, health and safety reps and confirmation of learning reps
  1. Election or confirmation of branch representatives to other UNISON Bodies and external bodies

11.       To consider any motions submitted – copies available at the meeting

12        Any other business

There will be a free prize draw at the close of the meeting