Labour Party Conference 2023

The 72nd Labour Party National Conference will take place from Friday 24th March – Sunday 26th March 2023 in the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel in Cork.
Register for Conference

This will be a full voting conference and our first full conference since before the pandemic.  It will be a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and indeed make some new ones over a weekend of debate, discussion and fun.

The important dates to note are:

Deadline

 
27th January 2023 Last day for nominations
27th January 2023 Last day for motions
3rd March 2023 Last day for amendments/addendants
3rd March 2023 Last day for delegates
15th March 2023 Issue of Final Agenda
24th March 2023 Conference opens

Elections

All members who are entitled to attend as delegates will be entitled to vote in elections at Conference.  Under the terms of the Party Constitution the following positions are elected at National Conference:

  • 4 members of the Executive Board who shall identify as men
  • 4 members of the Executive Board who shall identify as women
  • Party Chairperson
  • Party Treasurer
  • 3 members of the Policy Research Unit
  • 3 members of the Campaigns Unit
  • 3 members of the International Affairs Unit
  • 5 members of the Standing Orders Committee, at least two of which will identify as women

Nominations of candidates to any office or position that is elected at conference may be made by any constituency council or party member section. Not more than 1 nomination to each office or position may be made by any one body.

Nomination Forms have been emailed to Constituency Chairs and Secretaries and are also available here.

Nominations for all of the above positions, signed by Constituency Chairs and Secretaries should be sent to Head Office via [email protected] to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday 27th January 2023.

Motions

Each Branch, Constituency Council and Party Section is entitled to submit one motion for inclusion on the Conference Agenda. Every motion should be sent to Head Office to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday 27th January 2023.

Official Motion Forms have been emailed to Constituency Chairs and Secretaries and are also available here.

Every motion must be typed and submitted on the official form signed by the secretary and chairperson, and should be sent to Head Office via [email protected] to arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. on 27th January 2023.

If you have any queries in relation to any of the above please feel free to contact Billie Sparks, General Secretary via [email protected].

Looking forward to seeing you all at our 72nd Conference!

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