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Conference standing orders

September 14, 2017 3:00 PM
Originally published by UK Liberal Democrats

Q: How is conference run?

A: Conference is run by the Federal Conference Committee (FCC). FCC decide on what motions to debate, how long they are debated for and even where conference is held. Members are elected every 3 years by a ballot of all members. However, if enough members disagree with a decision that FCC has made, then they can appeal the decision via the Federal Appeals Panel or have the chance to ask conference to back them.

Q: How are debates run at conference? Who can speak at conference?

A: How debates in the conference hall our structured are set out in the conference standing orders. They set out...

The standing orders can always be found in the agenda for conference. There is also advice in there as to how to submit a speakers card.

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