1987

BRIGHTON No.2 BRANCH

 BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of January 8th 1987 Branch Meeting

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

Members present: P. Plaine, D. Knight, I. Munro, R. Knight, L. Smith, D. Hill, B. Pegg, J. Parks, F. Locke, R. Thomas, L. Osman, N. Light, M. Gray, R. Hammond, M. Organ, A. Flowers & P. Edwards (17)

Correspondence

New member M. Doyle, S. Huckle transferred to Feltham.

Pro. R. Thomas & Sec. L. Osman. “That this branch instruct the L.D.C. (Brighton & West Worthing) to inform management that we will withdraw from minute item 28 (the Rest Day Agreement) as from 19th January 1987”. Voting 16 for, 1 against.

Pro R. Hammond & Sec R. Thomas.”That should the L.D.C.s consider it expedient to resume the working of Rest Days they have the branch mandate to act accordingly” Voting 10 for 3 against.

Pro I. Munro & Sec. L. Osman “That £25 be donated from branch funds to S.O.G.A.T (News International Dispute) appeal. All in favour (17).

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of March 5th 1987 Branch Meeting

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

Members present: B. Noakes, P. Plaine, D. Knight, R. Lawrence, J. Parks, B. Pegg 

& I. Munro (7)

Correspondence

Letter from D. Fullick re meeting/Train Crew Agreement

Pro. A. Ricketts & Sec D. Knight. “That this Brighton No.2 Branch instructs the Brighton L.D.C. to seek agreement with management to alter the way rest days are booked to men. i.e. a similar way to the way daily alterations are issued to Brighton M.T., rest day men all booked down one side of the sheet with their R.D. number to their name”. All Brighton men in favour (3).

 Dave Knight

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of August 13th 1987 Branch Meeting

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

Members present: N. light, L. Osman, G. Hatcher, M. Organ, W. Kenchington 

& P. Plaine (act Secretary)

Correspondence

Letter re P.C. Edwards accident.

Bro Ted Rooke having passed away today, members present stood in silence for one minute.

Secretary to contact Bro. Rooke widow to express the branch condolences and offer any assistance re probate.

 Gordon Hatcher, Paul Edwards & Peter Pollard stands in the background.

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of October 9th 1987 Branch Meeting

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

Members present: A. Ricketts, A. Light, L. Osman, M. Organ, W. Kenchington 

& B. Noakes (6).

Correspondence

Receipt for donation from Bro. P. Edwards to orphan fun. New member T. Bundy to West Worthing.

Pro. A. Ricketts & Sec. B. Noakes. “That should a member of this branch retire before normal retirement age. i.e. because of medical or early retirement, then this Brighton Branch pay the Honary Membership fee (1p per week) until normal retirement age is attained” Voting all in favour (6).

SPIKE JONES

BRIGHTON No. 2 BRANCH

Minutes of November 12th 1987 Branch Meeting

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

Members present: P. Plaine, D. Knight, I. Munro, B. Pegg, F. Locke, A. Flowers J. Parks & E. Janes (8) 

Bro. J. Parks asked what would be position of West Worthing depot in the event of rationalisation at Brighton? Chairman outlined position i.e. stay with Brighton, join another branch (Littlehampton) or form own branch. 

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