Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

The NUJ political fund debate – some questions and answers

The 2018 NUJ Delegate meeting to be held in Southport on 20 – 22 April will debate a motion (104) from the Public Relations and Communications branch calling for a ballot of the members to set up a political fund, whilst reaffirming the union’s continued party political independence. The motion has attracted a debate on-line both on NUJ Facebook and in Tim Dawson’s President’s platform http://www.londonfreelance.org/fl/1804prez2.html?i=flindex&d=2018_04 (‘Say ‘no’ to handing NUJ funds to political parties’.) As the person responsible for drafting the motion, I thought I would share my reasons behind it. Continue reading The NUJ political fund debate – some questions and answers