Affiliated Supporter
A supporter who signs up through an affiliated organisation. e.g., a trades union

AGM
Annual General Meeting

BAME
BAME stands for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic

CAC
The Conference Arrangements Committee is the committee which determines the shape of the agenda for Annual Conference, rules on the validity of contemporary and emergency motions, and acts as the steering committee for the conference. People are elected to the CAC by members periodically.

Canvassing (also called “door knocking”)
This a doorstep conversation with a voter, the gold standard of election campaigning. Here we find out the things that are important to voters and encourage our supporters to get out to vote.

CLP
Constituency Labour Party.  The CLP is made up of several wards and based on the electoral area for the election of MPs

Doorknocking (also called “canvassing”)
This a doorstep conversation with a voter, the gold standard of election campaigning. Here we find out the things that are important to voters and encourage our supporters to get out to vote.

EC
Executive Committee. Elected officers at ward and constituency level form the Executive Committee.

GM
General Meeting. The General Meeting is where decisions are made for the whole constituency.

GOTV
Get Out The Vote. You’ll hear a lot about this around election time. Throughout a campaign we identify Labour voters (through canvassing), we then encourage them to go and cast their vote on polling day.

GOTPV
Get Out The Postal Vote

Labour Group
The group of Labour councillors on Islington council

LCF
Local Campaign Forum – a borough wide group of delegates from Islington North and Islington South & Finsbury CLPs as well as from the council to discuss campaign issues for the borough

INCLP
Islington North Constituency Labour Party

NEC
National Executive Committee – find out more here
http://www.labour.org.uk/pages/labours-national-executive-committee

NPF
National Policy Forum – find out more here
http://www.labour.org.uk/pages/how-we-work

PLP
Parliamentary Labour Party

Registered Supporter
A supporter who paid £3 for a vote in the 2015 leadership contest; this expires a year after the date you joined unless you re-join as an Affiliated Supporter or full Member You can re-join at https://join.labour.org.uk/

Short campaign
A period of time before election day during which all details of expenditure must be sent to the candidate for inclusion in their records.

Ward (sometimes also called a branch)
The basic geographical building block of the Labour Party. Islington North has eight Wards – Finsbury Park, Highbury East, Highbury West, Hillrise, Junction, Mildmay, St Georges or Tollington

Young member
If you are under 27 you are automatically a member of Young Labour http://www.younglabour.org.uk


 

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