Motions and policy documents passed at National Meetings
17 April 2021
6 February 2021
12 September 2020
- rs21 policies on complaints, discipline, sexual violence and domestic abuse (this includes new rs21 complaints and disciplinary procedures replacing those agreed in June 2018)
8 August 2020
8-9 February 2020
- Climate book proposal
- Two motions on rs21 democracy (one replaces the February 2019 motion)
- Paid publications worker
- Guidance document on sexual violence and domestic abuse (replaces the September 2016 version)
- Two motions on the Labour Party
14-15 September 2019
8-9 June 2019
- Opening conversations about sex work
- Membership and finance
- rs21 work on campuses
- Young people not in Higher Education
9-10 February 2019
- Motion on climate change
- On the UK’s expected withdrawal from the EU
- Clarification of rs21 positions (superseded)
30 September 2018
- Proposal: shifting from a magazine to regular pamphlets
- Verbal proposal accepted to recommend that the Steering Group earmark a significant proportion of the Organiser’s weekly work hours for working on the website.
9-10 June 2018
- Motion to increase the organiser’s payment to a level equivalent to the Living Wage
- Revolutionary organisation in the 21st century
- A perspective on Syria
- rs21 complaints and disciplinary procedure (superseded)
10-11 February 2018
17-18 June 2017
11-12 February 2017
- Mental Health – a proposal
- Centenary of the Russian revolution
- Pamphlets motion
- Proposal on the magazine
17-18 September 2016
- Radical anti-racist initiative
- Publication of rs21 resolutions
- Guidance document on sexual violence and domestic abuse (superseded)
- The Steering Group is made up of the website editor plus 11 other members, of which a maximum of 6 can be men and at least one of which must be from Scotland. The Steering Group is responsible for the political direction of the organisation between National Meetings, and is elected for two National Meeting intervals (usually 8 months).
- The Organiser is elected for a period of one year (to the nearest NM). The role may be shared between two people. The Organiser will not be a member of the Steering Group but will attend its meetings and have a tie-breaking vote.
- The Complaints Panel has 12 positions and is responsible for administering the Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure. It is elected on an annual basis.
- The Website Editor and Assistant Website Editor are each elected annually. They are jointly responsible for the running of the rs21 website. The Website Editor is an additional member of the Steering Group. Assistant Website editors aren’t members of the Steering Group but can take part in its discussions without a vote.
- The Treasurer is responsible for managing rs21’s finances and is appointed by the Steering Group.