1985

BRIGHTON No.2 BRANCH

Minutes of February 7th 1985 

Brighton No.2 Branch Meeting

13 members present

Secretary read minutes of previous meetings.

Report given on Brighton Re-signalling and the L.D.C. thoughts on the agreement for the service when running via Hove. Also the conducting agreement. Allocated men and the L.D.C. covering this, Rest Day working covering the via Hove. Double manning also the conductors. Will be seeking 100% Rest Days working for April & May. Questions asked and answered.

Via Lewes shunt allowance and procedures discussed. Position explained regarding the understanding between the L.D.C. and Area Train Crew Manager.

 

Minutes of March 14th 1985 

Brighton No.2 Branch Meeting

9 members present

Report given on meeting with management of the 11th February 1985, subject matter:- Brighton line Re-signalling Scheme.

Considerable discussion took place on this including a question from the floor asking why was the L.D.C. to be included in the "Conducting Panel." The reason for this was soon explained by the L.D.C. Secretary.

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of June 6th1985 Branch Meeting

 

Bright Line Re-signalling Scheme:- Stage Work

Management Chairman on opening this meeting said congratulations were in order to the L.D.C. and their constituents for there full co-operation during stage work at Brighton Area.

  

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of August 8th 1985 Branch Meeting

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: P. Plaine, D. Knight, F. Locke, E. Janes, B. Hall, R. Lawrence, R. Thomas, A. Flowers,

 & D. Hill. (9). 

Correspondence

Receipts  re R. Terrill letter from A.M.O. re pension Fund, re order 42 extra diaries. Letters from re M. Styles accident, re J. Wildman accident and letter re accident . 

G. Aggett transferred ex Maidstone, letter from V. Harris (thanks).

Ten year badge presented by Chairman to Bro. A. Flowers

  

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of September 5th 1985 Branch Meeting

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: A. Ricketts, D. Knight, R. Matthews, A. Flowers,  D. Hill, P. Plaine, & J. Parks (7).

Tribute to late Bro. B. House.

Chairman paid tribute to late Bro. B. House, said that he had been a loyal member of branch in all respect, asked members present to observe one minute silence in Bro. House memory. This was done, secretary was instructed to send obituary to journal.

Correspondence

Letter re accidents E.C. Fordham and R. Mattews, receipt of communication re anoraks. Letter from General Secretary  thanking Political Fund ballot co-ordinators.

Pro. J. Parks & Sec. D. Hill, “ a vote of thanks to Branch Secretary A. Ricketts (co-ordinator) and other branch members concerned for the efficient running of political fund ballot. All in favour.

Bro. R. Matthews, said he wished to thank Bro A. Ricketts (Branch Sec) and Bro. D. Knight (Ass-Sec), for help and assistance in his accident claim.

 BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of October 3rd 1985 Branch Meeting

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: D. Knight, E. Janes, B. Pegg, R. Thomas, S. Fortune, J. Cameron, 

P. Plaine, J. Parks, A. Flowers, D. Hill & R. Lawrence (11). 

Correspondence.

Letters from F. Gething accident, from H.O. re anorak issue.

Nomination of Branch Officers for 1986

Pro A. Flowers & sec E. Janes. “That all 1985 branch officers be nominated for 1986, with the exception of J. Parks (Committee) who does not wish to stand, S. Fortune be nominated vice J. Parks”. All in favour.

Nominations of L.D.C. for 1986

Pro. A. Flowers & sec. E. Janes.

Brighton LDC – P. Plaine & F. Locke nominated.

West Worthing – R. Thomas nominated.

Co-opted members to be nominated and elected at first meeting after LDC results. All in favour.

Pro. E. Janes & Sec. D. Knight. “That, Brighton LDC secretary compile file on Sunday Working Party Arrangements, as it affects Brighton EMUT, and send to E.C. for their examination”. Voting For (4), Against (4) Abstain (3).


BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of October 10th 1985 Branch Meeting.

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: G. Hatcher, P. Plaine, F. Locke, A. Ricketts,  L. Osman, A. Light 

& P. Edwards. (7).

Nominations for 1986 Branch Officers, All in favour.

Nominations for 1986 LDC officers, all in favour.

Sunday Working Party Arrangements, all in favour of proposal (6), motion carried.

Co-opted L.D.C. Members for 1986

1 D. Knight

2 E. Janes.

3 P. Edwards. 

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of November 7th 1985 Branch Meeting.

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: W. Kenchington, A. Edwards, P. Edwards, A. Ricketts,  L. Osman, 

& A. Light  (6).

Correspondence

Letter from L.D.C. to H.O. re Variable Roster, Bro. J. Edwards accident, Letter from S.C. to Bro. T.G. Smith. Trades Council Agenda, El Salvador, Brighton L.P. Militant Plea for funds, Gas Board sell off, G.C.H.Q. T.U.C. N.D. News

A.A.D. Nominations 1986 

Prop. P. Edwards, Sec L. Osman For A. Ricketts

Reversable Lines P. Pk - Balcombe Jct

Prop. P. Edwards, Sec W. Kenchington

That this Brighton No.2 Branch of A.S.L.E.&F. refuse to work trains over the reversible lines between North End of Preston Park - Balcombe Tunnel Jct, unless Single Line Working with a Pilotman is introduced.

Further we instruct the Branch Secretary to inform all other Branches on the Central Division of this resolution and seek their support.

All in favour (6)

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of  A.G.M. 1985 

December 1st  1985 Branch Meeting.

Held at Staff Club Belmont, meeting opened at 19:00 Hrs.

Members present: P. Plaine, D. Knight, A. Ricketts, R. Matthews, A. Light, L. Osman, A. Edwards, P. Edwards, R. Lawrence, F. Locke, E. Janes, & B. Hall (12).

Correspondence

Receipts 1986 A.A.D., F. Gething, Batchelor, K. Punter, P. Edwards accidents. 

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