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by Lloyd on 05.04.08

National Union of Students? or Factions!

Well we have arrived back from the NUS Annual Conference. I will write later on I'm more detail about it all but the basics are that the Governance didn't pass!What review I hear you cry! Well that my be exactly the point. The NEC (or well the Labour and OI part of the NEC) pushed forward plans for...

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by Lloyd on 05.04.08

Thank you

Thank you everyone who voted for me. I was elected with over 50% of the vote. It was a good race, and for all those who got involved you will know that there were problems. They have been sorted now and I hope to go in to the year ahead making the Union relevant, radical, campaigning but

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by Lloyd on 01.02.08

Election to the Union Secretary-Treasurer

Hello, I’m Lloyd, at present an Officer at the Union. I am re-standing for Union Secretary-Treasurer because I believe that we need to keep on track to win our Union back. I have a track record for reform, renewal, and reinvigoration and have reclaimed our union for students not factions. I am...

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by Lloyd on 18.07.07

Part of the Union

Well I've just started the job at the University of Bradford Union I'm the new Internal Affairs officer for the union. For this job I have to do the democracy of the union. Starting at the union has been interesting. While other sabbatical starting are learning the ropes find this prolonged hand...

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by Lloyd on 27.06.07

Bad wadges, long hours and dirt – it can only be the TUC

Well just got back from Galsto this year it was as wet as ever. My first glasto, I thought that i would be volenteersing for a few hours a day (5 to 6) and then getting fre entry, driniks and food. Well this was the plan and it seemed like a good one. However when I got there ( and after much...

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by Lloyd on 18.06.07

Venturer Camp site

Evan and I went up to a potential site for the Woodcraft Folk's Venturer Camp 2008. The project initiator (Evan) and the finance initiator (I) looked around what is new site that had been identified to other comrades (Jess and Owen) who in their search for a site had identified this as a potential...

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by Lloyd on 18.06.07

C-Change is heating up

The Climate Mobile had been launched, It's great and everyone visiting the "face your elephant" tent at galstonbary will be able to download a version on to their phone.The Climate:Mobile calculator will estimate the annual greenhouse emissions using a series of twenty youth life style questions...

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by Lloyd on 14.06.07

Two people retiring in one week

This is the second time this I have sat through a farewell speech at a retirement. Fist of all it was this years annual gathering of the Woodcraft Folk. At this annual meeting of delegates of the Woodcraft Folk I stood down from the board after 2 years sitting on general council. I have been on...

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by Lloyd on 01.03.07

Letter to staff about trans motion

After us managing to get the gender equality (trans) motion though our union council I have posted a letter to all staff explaining the implication these changes. I'm sure that over the following weeks the changes will be put in place and we will be able to not only claim to compile fully with the...

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by Lloyd on 22.02.07

Discrimination against trans students – passed

The motion that last night got passed is passed bellow, this is a real step in the right direction, at last the union is responsive to the needs of the minority's I'm chuffed seeing the problems that this motion faced when it was originally before council that we got this though, thanks to everyone...

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by Lloyd on 14.02.07

UBU Insider – Febs Column for Kinetic

Sitting here in the bar, I‘m pretending to do my work. Despite having a deadline tomorrow, I’ve turned to writing this month’s column for Kinetic. Well, there’s been some major changes to the university since the last issue. Shearbridge Green has been eaten up by the giant lizard they call...

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by Lloyd on 09.12.06

Letter to the Student Newspaper

Bellow is an extract of the letter I today wrote to the UBU student union newsletter, Kinetic MagEveryone in your Union works hard to ensure that we meet the needs of every student at the University. I believe strongly that we must fight for people’s right to choose how they live their lives....

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by Lloyd on 12.12.05

9TH ASIA-EUROPE YOUNG LEADERS SYMPOSIUM

In November I went to the People's Republic of China for the IFM - SEI to represent them at that Inaugural Conference for Young Political Leaders in Asia and Europe. Around 100 delegates attended from the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries, that's all the EU countries plus...

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