Saturday, 1 September 2018

Notes Green Seniors’ meeting Friday 31 August


 Notes Green Seniors’ meeting Friday 31 August  


1. Matters arising from Green Seniors’ meeting: Friday 8/6/2018
a) Caroline of Hackney GP., please contact Green Seniors, do you still wish to be Treasurer?
b)                       Holistic Review submission HR finding published in first agenda at https://my.greenparty.org.uk/news/first-agenda-amendments-forum-prioritisation-ballot.
c) Peoples Vote march (anti-brexit), central London,23/6/2018 massive turnout Caroline Lucas spoke
d)                       International Eco Socialist Network meeting Meeting Saturday 8 September 1-3pm Welcome institute cafe, Euston rd,
e) Lucas Conference working groups and Greener Jobs Alliance:ongoing
f)  Trump visit Demos throughout UK 13/7/2018.
g)                       Unsung Hero: The Jack Jones Story film PM to enquire re future screenings
h)                       Is age discrimination legal? No definite answer found

2) Green Seniors email list complaints re spam notified to GP head office.
3) Green Seniors site still not listed on GP home page, MC 

 4)  GP Autumn Conference 2018, Autumn Conference 2018 - 5-7 October, Bristol City Hall

Date
Agenda Deadline
26 July
Pre-Agenda deadline: Final date for posting of motions and policy papers to the Pre-Agenda forum on the members website here

2 August
First Agenda deadline: Final date for notification of text of motions and policy papers to SOC
16 August
Publication of the First Agenda, and opening of the Prioritisation Ballot  
30 August 
Final date for posting of amendments to the members’ website.
6 September 
Final Agenda deadline: final text of amendments to SOC 
20 September
Publication of the Final Agenda (latest)
Final date for Late Motions to Conference 

a)   fringe: Digital Exclusion PM to enquire

b)  Meetings Introduction to Green Seniors:PM to applied for, needs publicising at conference
c)  Stall: PM applied for, Relevant materials needed for stall

5) Aob
a) British Computer Society drafting an inclusion policy, will this include seniors’ access to IT & training.
b) Barbara Keeley MP talk “Who Cares About Care?”at TUC 9/4/2018. Latest projections re care see https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/aug/30/social-care-needs-for-over-85s-predicted-to-double-in-next-20-years
c) Irish campaign to pay grandparents caring for children.
d) Financial viability of commercial care homes in question.
e) Social isolation of care home residents
f)Maureen involved in research into needs of older people in Tower Hamlets.
g) Transport and Accessibility and Older People conference Wednesday 12 September 2018, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, SW1P 3EU

h) London joins the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities see http://greenseniors.blogspot.com/2018/08/london-joins-who-global-network-of-age.html, Maureen to contact Margit Physant

i) Maureen to draft piece for Green Herald
NEXT MEETING Friday 26 October 2018 at the Green Room 7 Grand Arcade Tally Ho Corner North Finchley 


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