2022 Local Government Service Group Conference

12 – 13 June 2022

The Brighton Centre Kings Road Brighton East Sussex BN1 2GR

UNISON’s Local Government Service Group Executive Committee has agreed to hold a Local Government Service Group Conference on Sunday 12th June and Monday the 13th June 2022.

We have now opened the Online Conferencing System (OCS) to allow branches to register delegates and submit motions in line with the rule-book requirements.

Please note the deadline to submit motions on OCS is 12.00 noon on Friday 18th February 2022

UNISON’s Local Government Service Group Conference takes place over 2 day. All delegates and visitors may attend all sessions of conference but voting on motions is restricted to delegates only. Delegates should attend all sessions of Conference.

The conference bulletin will have further information on motion submission from the SOC and submission deadlines.

Registration and enquiries

If you want to attend the conference, please contact your branch who can register you as a delegate or visitor on the Online Conference System (OCS). Once you are registered you will receive a email confirmation from OCS.

If you have any queries about the conference, please email conferences@unison.co.uk

Travel Arrangements

Branches are asked to book all travel arrangements for conference through Stewart Corporate Travel by emailing


or telephone:

0800 091 4272

Travel costs for Delegates and Sharer 1’s will be funded nationally; travel costs for Visitors and Sharer 2’s must be paid for by the branch.
Branches are responsible for funding their delegates and visitors attendance at conference. Subsistence should cover the cost of accommodation, meals, childcare, dependent care and facilitation.


Deadline for Submission of Motions 12.00 noon Friday 18th February 2022
Publication of Preliminary Agenda Friday 11th March 2022
Deadline for Submission of Delegates 5.00pm Thursday 24th March 2022
Deadline for crèche places 5.00pm Tuesday 29th April 2022
Deadline for Submission of Amendments 12.00 noon Tuesday 12th April 2022
Deadline for reasonable adjustment requests for access 5.00pm Wednesday 6th April 2022
Publication of Final Agenda Friday 13th May 2022
Deadline for Emergency Motions 12.00 noon  Wednesday 1st June 2022
Deadline for submitting Change of Delegates online on the OCS 11:59pm Wednesday 8th June 2022

Personal Pronouns

It is now possible to add your personal pronouns to the online conference system so that they can appear on your credentials.

For information on how to do this, please visit the UNISON website, click on events, choose your conference and scroll to the documents at the bottom of the page and open “Personal pronouns in OCS – User guide”.

If you require help, please email the conference team, conferences@unison.co.uk or telephone, 0207 121 5123.


Conference Motions