Congregation Meeting, 3 May 2016

A meeting of Congregation took place on 3 May to consider the six proposed amendments to the legislative proposal on Statute XII, Statute XI and Statute XIV. A second meeting to consider the amended legislative proposal took place on 31 May.

MEETING ON 3 MAY

A transcript of the 3 May debate is available in the right-hand column of this page.

At the meeting the results of the proceedings were as follows:

  1. Equality and Diversity: approved without a division.
  2. Academic Freedom: approved without a division.
  3. Confidentiality: approved without a division.
  4. Representation: approved without a division.
  5. Size of Panels and the Pool: approved on a division (106 votes in favour, 75 votes against)
  6. Part B Redundancy: approved on a division (120 votes in favour, 67 votes against)

POSTAL VOTE

A postal vote was called on amendments five and six. The results were as follows:

Amendment five (Size of Panels and the Pool)

836 votes in favour; 337 votes against.

The amendment was accordingly accepted.  The result confirmed the outcome of the vote at the Congregation meeting on 3 May.

Amendment six (Part B: Redundancy)

827 votes in favour; 367 votes against.

The amendment was accordingly accepted.  The result confirmed the outcome of the vote at the Congregation meeting on 3 May.

The legislative proposal was republished to show the amendments made in a supplement to the 26 May Gazette.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further information about the three consultations which took place on Statute XII, together with some Q&As, is available on the Statute XII consultation website.

Further information about the 31 May meeting is at Congregation, 31 May 2016 (Statute XII and PREVENT).

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