National Council - The European Referendum

All women - members and non-members, supporters and doubters about independence - are invited to attend our next National Council Meeting being held in Aberdeen.   The meeting is free to attend, but there will be a bucket collection to cover the costs of venue hire. 


Chair;  Selma Rahman


Introduction;  Rosemary Hunter


11.30 - 11. 45 - Welcome from Gillian Martin MSP


11.45 - 12.00 - The Case for Staying in the EU
Maggie Lennon, WFI National Caommitte

12,00 - 12. 15 - The Case for Leaving the EU
Penny Cole, Glasgow Peoples' Assembly

12.15 - 12. 45 - Open Mic and Discussion on the EU


12.45 - 13.00 - NIGG BAY; The Threat of Harbour Extension.

Renee will brief us on this important local issue.


13.00 - 14.00 - Lunch

Bring your own or there is a cafe in the community centre and a supermarket with a cafe within walking distance.

Over lunch, there will be an opportunity to hear from Maggie Mellon of the National Committee on our JusticeWatch work.


14.00 - 14.45 -  TTIP;  The European Trade Treaty and What It Means for Scotland

Discussion led by Victoria Heaney of the National Committee


14.45 - 15.25 Local Authority Elections 2017; How Do We Get More Women on the Council

Discussion led by Rosemary Hunter of the National Committee


15.25 - CLOSE & FINANCIAL APPEAL  - Maggie Lennon


Please book your space by RSVPing.


DISABLED ACCESS;  Unfortunately this venue does not have a hearing loop installed. Please let us know if this will impact upon your ability to take part.   While this is a women-only event, disabled women who have a male PA are welcome to bring him.  If you are bringing a PA please book two tickets.  If you have any additional needs or questions concerning access, please get in touch and we will do all that we can to facilitate your participation.



June 11, 2016 at 11:30am - 3:30pm
Inchgarth Community Centre
Aboyne Place
Aberdeen AB10 7DR
United Kingdom
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Mary MacDonald Melanie Coleman Elspeth Forbes Sheena Stephen Rebecca Stirling Sarah Browne Mireille Pouget Kristina Lebedeva Susie Cameron Flora Douglas Cheryl Cooper Kathryn Vincent Mags Higgins Lee-Anne Menzies Lynn Bennie Maggie Lennon Renée Slater Tracy Gaitens Caroline Duguid Mandy Roy Francine Whitmore Kerry Gentleman Miriam Khan Maggie Clyde Annie Gray Julie Bell Amy Nicolson Rosemary Hunter Kirsten Izatt Christine Mann Sheila McCole

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