National Disabled Members Conference report

National Disabled Members Conference 2018 was held this year in Brighton, 27th – 29th October.

34 motions were debated and voted on, covering a wide range of topics. Democracy in action.

4 Workshops on Saturday covered:

  • Brexit and disabled people’s rights
  • Bargaining for disability rights in the workplace
  • Campaigning against PIP and Universal Credit
  • Disabled people standing for political office

Additionally, there was Caucus, Regional, Service Group and Labour Link meetings as well as a briefing for new delegates.

The Conference Social event was held on Sunday evening which included music, a quiz and liquid refreshment.

A raffle was held with proceeds going to ‘There for You’.

For anyone interested in attending next year, (Brighton, 2nd – 4th November) the Regional Disabled members Committee holds training in October for any first time delegates, or for anyone who would like a refresher.

NDMC 2018 final agenda