BASW members can provide comments on motions ahead of the AGM  on Tuesday 15 September.

Please note comments are now closed.

BASW AGM Motions

Motion 1

  • To receive the report of the Auditors and the Statement of Accounts for the period 1st October 2018 to 30th September 2019

Motion 2

  • To appoint Dains as the Association’s Auditors for the year 1st October 2020 to 30th September 2021.

Motion 3

  • This AGM affirms that social work is a human rights and anti racist profession.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 4

  • This AGM supports the protests organised by Black Lives Matter and other organisations and recognises that the discrimination experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic individuals and communities requires urgent action. (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 5

  • The AGM calls for BASW to campaign further against discrimination and suffering caused by No Recourse to Public Funds.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 6

  • The AGM calls for BASW to lead the way, in coproduction with Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, in educating social work organisations about best practice within our diverse Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 7

  • This AGM supports the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s intended application for judicial challenge of the Secretary of State for failing to implement the movement of people with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism out of hospital by 2018.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 8

  • This AGM notes that diversity in gender identity is rapidly evolving and social work must match the pace.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 9

  • This AGM recognises the vital work that branches do and clarifies BASW's future vision and commitment to their role.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 10

  • This AGM recognises the significant work undertaken by the Social Workers’ Benevolent Trust and BASW’s continued financial support.  (Please read full text of the motion)

Motion 11

  • This AGM  notes with sadness the passing of BASW member Terry Bamford, recognises Terry’s substantial contribution to UK and international social work and supports an appropriate memorial.  (Please read full text of the motion)

 

Comments

  • Comments will be moderated before being published and shared with members.
  • Comments will be moderated and published between the hours of 10am-4pm each day from Friday 11th September until 11.00am on Tuesday 15th September 2020. 
  • We will aim to publish your comment as soon as we can.