January motion

  1. Racism, Islamophobia and antisemitism are on the rise and we are seeing the scapegoating of migrant, refugees and Roma people.
  2. Such racism is encouraged by mainstream politicians and media and in turn helps boost and legitimise the far right.
  3. Trade unions have a long record of challenging racism and fighting for unity.
  4. . Stand Up To Racism is organising a Trade Union Conference on Saturday 8 February in central London.
  5. . Stand Up To Racism is organising a demonstrations in London and Glasgow on 21 March on UN Anti-Racism Day
  6. To back the Stand Up To Racism Trade Union Conference, to circulate information to all members encouraging them to attend and to buy 3 tickets and pay for transport costs to the event.
  7. To support and mobilise for the demonstration being organised in London/Glasgow on 21 March by Stand Up To Racism and the TUC on UN Anti-Racism Day and to pay £100 towards transport costs
  8. To affiliate/re-affiliate to Stand Up To Racism at a cost of £50 per year for union branches.

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