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26/12/2012 - Statement to Members

STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ISSUED IN CONNECTION WITH THE UNION’S ANNUAL RETURN FOR PERIOD ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2011
AS REQUIRED BY SECTION 32A OF TRADE UNION AND LABOUR RELATIONS (CONSOLIDATION) ACT 1992

Income and Expenditure


The total income of the union for the period was £19,005. This amount included payments of £17,581 in respect of membership of the union. The union’s total expenditure for the period was £19,804. The union does not maintain a political fund.

Salary paid to and other benefits provided to the General Secretary, President and members of the Executive


The General Secretary of the union was paid £3180 in respect of salary and £272 in respect of benefits. The President of the union was paid nothing in respect of salary and £184 in respect of benefits.

Irregularity statement


A member who is concerned that some irregularity may be occurring, or have occurred, in the conduct of the financial affairs of the union may take steps with a view to investigating further, obtaining clarification and, if necessary, securing regularisation of that conduct.

The member may raise any such concern with such one or more of the following as it seems appropriate to raise it with: the officials of the union, the trustees of the property of the union, the auditor or auditors of the union, the Certification Officer (who is an independent officer appointed by the Secretary of State) and the police.

Where a member believes that the financial affairs of the union have been or are being conducted in breach of the law or in breach of the rules of the union and contemplates bringing civil proceedings against the union or  responsible officials or trustees, he should consider obtaining independent legal advice.

Auditor’s report


The accounts of the Union were audited by:
 

Paul Silver

Sliver and Co.

25 Park Road

Cannock

Staffordshire

WS11 1JN


Their full report can be found here.