Standing Orders CommitteeThe Standing Order Committee (SOC) is responsible for preparing and submitting to the BECTU Annual Conference the agenda and standing orders for regulating proceedings.
It also prepares the timetable of dates for such matters as the submission and amendment of propositions (motions) put forward by branches for consideration of the conference.
SOC can combine propositions and amendments of similar intention - also known as compositing.
The powers of the SOC are defined in rule 42 of the BECTU Rule Book.
The members of the SOC for the 1999 Rules Revision and Annual Conference are:
John Gray (Chair)