SPN Minute 11.4.19

Minutes of Scottish Peace Network Meeting – April 11 2019
Present – Arthur West , Eric Chester , Susan Dorazio , Karen Ewing , Rae Brady , Brian Quail
Apologies – Duncan McIntyre
1 Notes of last meeting agreed as correct .
2 Agreed to organise a vigil in Paisley at 1 pm on Thursday May 30 – in addition to the regular Glasgow Vigil .
Susan agreed to contact Duncan MacKintosh about this vigil .
2 Susan put forward a proposal to organise Peace Walks as another activity for the Network .
Agreed to discuss this issue further at next meeting
There was general agreement that the walks could take place to military recruitment establishments or peace memorial sites .
3 Noted that NATO Rally and the meeting in the Unite Office had went reasonably well
Agreed that Arthur would contact the No To NATO coalition to find out what they were currently involved in and report back to the next meeting
4 Global Justice Now leaflet on immigration issues discussed .
Agreed that Arthur should order some copies of the leaflet for use at Vigils
5 Susan suggested that some vigils could be organised around particular themes such as solidarity with refugees.
Agreed that this idea merited further discussion .
6 Eric agreed to look at a leaflet on climate change issues which would link the issues with poverty and inequality .
Agreed that the Network could use such a leaflet at vigils and stalls .
7 Susan reported that a number of May Day events were taking place .
May 1 – Rally at Dewar Statue at 1215 pm preceded by walk from George Square at 1145 am
May 2 – history tour
May 4 – Film show
May 5 – picnic at Glasgow Green at 230 pm
Arthur reported that the Irvine May Day March and Rally was taking place on Saturday May 4 and the Glasgow May Day March and Rally was taking place on Sunday May 5
Also noted that May Day cabaret was taking place at Oran Mor on Monday May 5
8 Next meeting agreed as Wednesday June 5 at 2 pm in Scottish CND office .

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