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Access support in writing your motion to submit to Student Parliament.
Any student at Strathclyde can help shape the policy of Strath Union. Before you start on your policy, here are a few things to think about:
If you would like, you can submit a proposal by filling in the form below. A member of staff will then get in touch with more information, or arrange a meeting with you.
Please note: if a policy proposal is received after the deadline, it can only be included at the discretion of the Democracy Convenor.
1) Main Point of Contact*
let us know you is the main point of contact for this motion. Any comments can be sent directly to this person, and they will be noted as the person who will speak on this Policy Proposal at Student Parliament.
This is the name of the motion, and will appear on the agenda - make sure it relates to the issue and is clear for others to understand
3) Policy Summary:*
This is a short summary of what the policy is about, including what it hopes to achieve and actions. Please keep this summary to 240 characters.
4) Student Parliament Notes: *
This is where you lay out the problem. This section is for FACTS about the issue. Please start each point on a new line so it can be numbered
5) Student Parliament Believes: *
This section lays out what you feel the Union's POSITION should be on the issue. It can, therefore, contain opinion on the issue, rather than facts. Please take a new line for each point so that they can be numbered
6) Student Parliament Resolves:*
This section sets out the SOLUTION to the issue. You should detail exactly what The Union should be doing about the issue and, if applicable, who should do it. e.g. Strath Union President, The Executive Committee, Non-Executive Officers etc.
7) Lapsing Date*
This section is so you can state when you wish the policy to lapse i.e. be removed. For example, if the policy is only relevant for the current academic year, you can select 'End of Academic Year' as the lapsing date. If this is left blank, it will be assumed that the policy will lapse after three years.
End of Academic YearOne yearTwo yearsThree years
You require 20 signatures for a policy proposal to be considered at Parliament. These must be students or Executive Officers - you can also include yourself as one of signatures.
9) Useful links:
Optional - Please list any useful links you might have that will help provide further information to representatives when discussing and voting on this motion. Please take a new line for each link