Proposed finances recommendations

Proposed finances recommendations

The following proposals were drafted by the transition working group (David White, Dave Holmes, Neville Spencer, Chris Williams and Peter Boyle) and were adopted by the SA NE on December 10.

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  1. That the Socialist Alliance will assume the national management and co-ordination of the financial arrangements that have operated in the past to facilitate the operations and activities of the Democratic Socialist Perspective (DSP);
  2. That we encourage conference attendees & others to make a generous donation to the GLW FF to assist with the running costs of producing & distributing Green Left Weekly;
  3. That the 2010 GLW Fighting Fund target be $300,000;
  4. That, in line with an ongoing serious and professional approach to finances, the Socialist Alliance launch a drive in early 2010 for regular financial contributions from members and supporters to the upkeep and running costs of local Resistance/Activist Centres;
  5. That, after the 7th National Conference, the Socialist Alliance National Executive appoint a National Finances Committee for the ongoing co-ordination of all aspects of Socialist Alliance finances;
  6. That this committee be under the direction of and accountable to the SA National Executive;
  7. That the SA transition finances committee cease to exist with the formation of the National Finances Committee.
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