1. Welcome and Apologies
2. Marches & Demonstrations
a) United Against Racism & Fascism, Saturday, 16 March, George Square, 11am
b) May Day March 5th May, George Square
c) UN Day of Older Persons 2019:
3. Scottish Hate Crime Legislation
Anita will provide an introduction followed by discussion.
4. Speakers to the Branch meeting: Following the Branch meeting there are now several suggested speakers, which are listed here, some of which still require a speaker.
a) April: Shrewsbury Campaign (Sammy Morris/Mick to organise)
b) May & June: Unite (Jackson Cullinane); Recruitment (Roz Foyer). Mick to organise.
c) August: Free wills & power of attorney (a solicitor) (D. Paterson)
d) Other topics are: An EIS representative (is this still relevant?);Trussell Trust (Food Banks).
e) Climate Change: Young campaigners.
a) 1 day on Equality Act/Age discrimination/Gender/ Sexual orientation & Disability. Gerry Muirhead (Fife College): May or June.
b) Retired Members Course at Eastbourne 13 to 17 October
) National Political Education School: Durham 10 to 13 July
7 Future dates for ASC: All on Thursdays at 12.30pm –11th April; 9th May; 13th June.