LGBT+ members consultation

How can we structure local parties in a way that will increase the number of LGBT+ members involved in campaign activity and party structures?

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answered 2017-02-17 18:35:57 +0000
Q: Do you have any other thoughts or ideas on how we can improve the party for LGBT+ members?
A: Let us know about other LGBT members who are councillors and in senior party officers
answered 2017-02-17 18:34:36 +0000
Q: How can we increase the number of LGBT+ representatives at a senior level including council cabinets, and the Labour frontbench and shadow cabinet?
A: Again positive discrimination combined with encouraging grassroots members
answered 2017-02-17 18:33:06 +0000
Q: How can we ensure that our selection processes are fully inclusive of LGBT+ members?
A: By positive discrimination in favour of the LGBT community
answered 2017-02-17 18:32:48 +0000
Q: What should the role of CLP LGBT+ officers be and what support and resources should they have locally, regionally and nationally?
A: No idea
answered 2017-02-17 18:32:31 +0000
Q: How can we increase the number of CLP LGBT+ Officers?
A: Get people to meetings and involved, I have 30+ years of LGBT activism I’ve been less involved in the party than LGBT groups (particularly Switchboard the LGBT+ helpline, but I did a ECHR case and lots of HIV activism
answered 2017-02-17 18:32:18 +0000
Q: What support and resources should the Party offer to LGBT+ members interested in standing for selection?
A: Encouragement, a bit of training of what to expect.
answered 2017-02-17 18:30:45 +0000
Q: How can we ensure our safeguarding policies and complaints procedures are robust and accessible for LGBT+ members?
A: Review them with LGBT+ / Queer input and consultation
answered 2017-02-17 18:29:57 +0000
Q: How can we ensure that local parties promote a culture of inclusivity?
A: Beeing aware of language and making meeting interesting to LGBT+ folk
answered 2017-02-17 18:28:19 +0000
Q: How can we increase the number of LGBT+ people holding elected office?
A: Ask for representatives from the LGBT community who are members of the Labour Party
answered 2017-02-17 18:25:52 +0000
Q: How can we ensure LGBT+ members have their voices heard as part of Labour’s policy development processes?
A: By having member elected officers to sit on the policy forum.
answered 2017-02-17 18:24:03 +0000
Q: How can we ensure the interests of LGBT+ members are represented at a regional and national level?
A: Local members who identify as LGBT should vote for local and national LGBT officers
answered 2017-02-17 18:21:55 +0000
Q: What should the role of CLP LGBT+ officers be and what support and resources should they have locally, regionally and nationally?
A: To push LGBT issues to the front in the Labour Party. They should be able to be consulted on major policy decisions locally and nationally
answered 2017-02-17 18:16:34 +0000
Q: How can we increase the number of CLP LGBT+ Officers?
A: Ask for representatives is a good start and promote the progress Labour has helped push forward on LGBT rights
answered 2017-02-17 18:14:00 +0000
Q: How can we ensure our safeguarding policies and complaints procedures are robust and accessible for LGBT+ members?
A: Make a point of making LGBT members aware of the policy and perhaps hear more more LGBT officers on the executive committee
answered 2017-02-17 18:10:18 +0000
Q: How can we ensure that local parties promote a culture of inclusivity?
A: Breaking the old pals act locally. Local party meetings resemble a jobs for business associates convention. The Poplar and Lansbury wards agm was full of outside party rivalry that revolved around sour business deals
answered 2017-02-17 17:59:59 +0000
Q: How can we structure local parties in a way that will increase the number of LGBT+ members involved in campaign activity and party structures?
A: Appeal locally on issues affecting the LGBT+ community. Such as discrimination, and social issues
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