membership while revocation is being considered' and insert 'the
person or body designated in the procedures made under Article 22
may suspend membership while revocation is being considered. If
the procedures do not designate such a person or body, the Chair/
Convenor of the relevant State Party or their deputy, or for members
outside the UK the Federal Board's Chair or Vice-Chairs may suspend
membership while revocation is being considered'.
In 3.7, delete final paragraph and insert 'Any person whose
membership is revoked shall have a right of appeal, which must be
made in writing within 14 days of the applicant being advised of the
revocation, and which shall be dealt with in accordance with Article
In 4.6 (a), (b) and (c), delete 'of this Constitution'.
In 6.6 (e), delete ', including those set out in Article 20'.
In 18.3, (a) (iii), at the end delete 'or' and insert new (b) 'the outcome
of a complaints procedure recommends it;' and new (c) 'the person
requests it; or'.
In 18.3, at the end insert new paragraph 'Any person removed from a
list by the relevant State Candidates Committee under grounds (a) or
(d) above shall have a right of appeal, which must be made in writing
within 14 days of the applicant being advised of the removal, and
which shall be dealt with in accordance with Article 22'.
Insert new Article 22:
ARTICLE 22: Complaints Procedure
22.1 If a complaint is brought against a member of the Party, it shall
be dealt with by the State Party which covers the Local Party
they are a member of or, for members outside Great Britain,
by the State Party which the Federal Party has appointed under
22.2 Provided it is done in compliance with the procedures made
under Article 22.3, each State Party may choose either
to administer all of its complaints though the complaints
procedure or it may decide to delegate the administration of all
of its complaints to the Federal Party.
Saturday 15 September