Oct 7 - AGM & Speaker


OXFORD CITY BRANCH
OXFORD WEST & ABINGDON LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

AGM AND SPEAKER EVENT

FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER 2016 AT 7PM for 7:15PM
CUTTESLOWE COMMUNITY CENTRE, WREN ROAD, OXFORD OX2 

NEIL CARBERRY OF THE CBI ON
"BUILDING EDUCATION THAT SERVES ALL OUR YOUNG PEOPLE"

 

This year, our Annual General Meeting will be accompanied by a talk about education by Neil Carberry, director of people & skills for the CBI. This will be followed by a supper. The format for the evening is as follows:

7:15pm  Oxford City Branch AGM

8:00pm  Talk by Neil Carberry, followed by Q&A

9:00pm  Supper with wine

This meeting is open to all, although only members of the Oxford West & Abingdon Liberal Democrats living in north and west Oxford are entitled to vote in the AGM.

As well as the business aspects of the AGM, principally the election of officers and committee members, there will be news about the selection of candidates for the Oxfordshire County Council elections, the Witney by-election and reports from the Autumn Conference. This will then be a talk and questions by our guest speaker - Neil Carberry, Director of People & Skills for the CBI, on building education that serves all our young people. 

The meeting will be followed by a buffet supper at £10 per head, including wine with the meal.

We don't need to know if you are coming to the meeting, but we do need to know if you plan to stay on for supper, so that we know how many people we need to cater for.  

Please could you therefore let us know if you are planning on joining for supper by clicking on signing up below or by phoning Heather Bliss on (01865) 554 063.  Do let us know if you need a vegetarian meal or if you have any other dietary requirements and we will do our best to meet them.

Information for branch members:

Oxford City Branch is a branch of the Oxford West & Abingdon Liberal Democrats comprise Liberal Democrat members who live in the City of Oxford wards of Jericho & Osney, North, St. Margaret's, Summertown and Wolvercote.

We are always looking for people to get involved and if you would like to join the branch executive committee, please contact heather.bliss@oxonlibdems.uk for a nomination form.  Agendas and additional nomination forms will be available at the meeting.

Further information about the speaker:

Neil Carberry is the Director of People & Skills for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). 

Neil and his team campaign on behalf of CBI members on labour market and skills issues, including employment law, employee relations, equality and diversity, pay, pensions, education, skills and in-work learning, immigration, health and safety, and human rights.

Neil is a member of the council of ACAS and of the Low Pay Commission, which makes recommendations about the level of the National Minimum Wage. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

Before becoming director, Neil spent four years as Head of Employment and Pensions Policy and he has previously worked in the CBI's public services team as Head of Public Procurement. He joined the CBI in 2004, after completing a postgraduate degree at the London School of Economics in industrial relations. Before this, he worked as an HR consultant for a number of major financial institutions.

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WHEN
October 07, 2016 at 7pm - 10pm
WHERE
Cutteslowe Community Centre
31 Wren Rd
Oxford OX2 7SX
United Kingdom
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CONTACT
Heather Bliss · · (01865) 554 063

Will you come?