UNISON South West Retired Members’ Seminar and AGM*

9 November 2023 10:15am–2:30pm

Albemarle Centre Taunton

The Seminar and AGM* is being held at The Albemarle Centre. The venue is a short walk from the train station and the nearest car park is at Belvedere Road.

A buffet lunch will be provided. You should note that there is no attendance fee, but Branches will be responsible for their respective members’ travelling expenses, excluding current regional Retired Committee members.



REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Noon on Wednesday 25 October 2023
10:15 am Registration and refreshments
10:30 am Welcome from the Chair to all members and speakers
11:00 am Guest Speakers
-Ines Lage – Secretary South West TUC
-Kerry Baigent – Regional Manager – UNISON South West
Followed by Questions and Answers
12:45 pm Buffet lunch
1:30 pm Annual General Meeting
i. Apologies
ii. Welcome and verbal report by the Chair, Liz Payne-Ahmadi,
on the work of UNISON Retired Members Committee since
the last AGM in 2023, and current issues
iii. Approval of Budget for 2024. Derek Double, Treasurer, to
iv. Election of new committee for 2024
2:30 pm
Members of newly elected committee meet briefly when meeting closes, to elect:-
• Chair
• Vice-Chair
• Treasurer
• Lay Secretary, and
• National Representative, and
• agree date of first meeting in January 2024
*AGM – Annual General Meeting