I am delighted to inform you that Julian Bell Leader of Ealing Council (Labour), Tim Sanders Author of 1917 Russia’s Red Year and the inspiring Megan Charlton a Durham Teaching Assistant will be our special guests at our AGM. We will be at the Faanoos Restaurant 11 Bond St W5 5AP (5 Mins walk from Ealing Broadway Tube). I have been assured that there will be extra staff so we will all be served promptly.
Please do not assume that you will be catered for by simply turning up on the night. Every member has a right to attend the AGM and we do want all of you to attend, but only the first 90 who inform me by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org will receive the free dinner. (Please state full name, school, home post code & if possible membership number) Our AGM has always been very popular and over-subscribed. So it is important to email me in advance of your attendance.
The Agenda, the last years AGM minutes, my annual Secretary’s Report, the local election results and Ealing NUT’s Recommended Motions for Annual Conference can be downloaded –> Final AGM Combined
Julian Bell will be speaking about the various campaigns and activities that he has led as Leader of Ealing Council such as; defending Ealing Hospital and the campaign to bring refugees from Calais to Ealing.
Tim Sanders is author of the illustrated 1917 Russia’s Red Year ‘Heart-warming and beautifully painted. Gritty, informative and so very relevant to today’ – Pat Mills creator of 2000AD and Charley’s War Tim will discuss how the Russian Revolution inspired generations of artists. Please see Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition “Revolution: Russian Art 1917- 1932
Durham Teaching Assistants were threaten with massive cuts to their pay by Durham Council Almost none of them had ever never taken strike action yet alone organised pickets, but they were determined, became organised, struck-shutting many schools and won! Listen to Megan tell their amazing story at the Unite the Resistance Conference.
The menu will be:
Starters: Roasted aubergine with tomato, feta cheese salad, hummus, yogurt with diced cucumber, grilled aubergines with sour yogurt, marinated olives, Wine leaves filled with rice and herbs steamed cooked, yogurt with wiled garlic, mixed pickles, salad Olivieh (chicken and potato salad) and + freshly baked Persian bread (naan)
Main course: Selection of BBQ, skewers of minced lamb, chicken Brest, lamb fillet, baby chicken on the bone, grilled tomatoes, including lamb and vegetarian stew. All served with saffron basmati rice, salad, and fresh bread
Desserts: Selection of almond and pistachio baklava
Tea and coffee of your choice
Hope you had a happy and relaxing Xmas break.
Stefan Simms Ealing NUT Divisional Secretary