Download a sample motion to submit to your local branch.
- Trade Union MotionThere is evidence from academic research that First Past the Post has a right wing bias wherever it is used, leading to parliaments and governments that are on average significantly more right wing than the voters.
- Labour Party MotionThe First Past the Post (FPTP) voting system is a barrier to progressive change, repeatedly returning extreme Tory governments against the wishes of most voters. In 19 of the last 20 general elections parties to the left of the Conservatives won the popular vote yet the Tories have governed for two-thirds of that time.
How to submit a motion
Each union will have a different process for submitting a motion. We’ve collected many of the processes here, but please do check with your union.