What is ARC?
ARC is an opportunity for the CSP’ s members to come together for two days to discuss and debate matters of importance to members, the services they offer and the health and welfare of the community.
Who can go to ARC?
Those nominated as representatives of the stewards and health & safety reps, Regional Networks and Country Boards, Professional Networks, Students, Associates and the equality, diversity and retirement networks.
Your Council representatives will also be there.
All CSP members are welcome to attend ARC and take part in the debate.
Why is ARC important?
It’s your group’s opportunity to have its say and influence CSP policies and direction.
How can you be involved?
- Write a motion to give your group's opinion of what CSP should do
- View the motions on the website each year and discuss views with your group and other members
- Come to ARC
What do I need to do and when?
September - November: discuss potential ARC motions. Agree which motions you are submitting with the Chair of the group and then draft the wording.
Please make sure you are logged in to the website before you submit your motion.
The deadline for the receipt of motions is 12 noon on 30 November 2016.
The deadline for online nominations for ARC representatives is 6 February 2017.
Submitting a motion
Recognised CSP groups (see below) may submit up to three motions.
Please read all the CSP ARC guidance documents (ie, Criteria for the Acceptance of Motion, Guidelines on Writing Motions and Advice on matching your motions to the CSP strategic objectives) before submitting your motion: see document link at foot of this page
The ARC Constitution allows the following groups to submit motions: Council, Country Boards and Regional Networks, Branches, Stewards’ regional groups, the National Group of Regional Stewards, the Student Executive Committee, the Associates Committee, the Professional Networks, the National Group of Regional Safety Representatives, each equality and diversity network and the retirement group network.
Please have the following information ready before submitting your motion
- Name of group submitting motion
- Name of Chair of group
- Contact person and contact details