New British Union
(a) The name of this organisation is “New British Union”.
(b) The Party’s policy shall be determined by the principles and guidelines laid down by the Directorship team and properly constituted at the Annual General Meeting (the “Conference”).
(c) Policy decisions taken at the Conference shall be binding unless revoked or amended by subsequent Conferences.
CHAPTER II - PARTY STRUCTURE
The party hierarchy will be structured as follows:
(b) Cell Officers
(c) Regional Officers
(d) National Officers
(e) Council of Ten
(f) The Leader
2.1 Details of Structure
(a) Membership shall be open to all those over the age of 16 and resident in The United Kingdom of Great Britain irrespective of sex, class or creed.
(b) All members are subject to the Code of Conduct (Annex A).
(c) The safe keeping of Party membership lists will be the responsibility of all Officers. The Leader and National Officers are empowered to refuse any individual membership application deemed not to be in the interests of the party.
(d) Members should reflect and promote the true values of Oswald Mosley and the British Union with truth, justice and integrity in all their endeavours.
2.2 Local Structures
(a) Cell, group of 3-5 committed activists
(b) National and Regional Officers are appointed/removed by the Leadership
2.3 National Structures
(a) The “Council of Ten” is tasked with the direction of the Party and running all its affairs. Its members shall consist of:
- Director of Public Relations
- National Officers representative/Treasurer*
- England Regional Officers
- Wales National Officer
- Scotland National Officer
- Ireland National Officer
- Head of Security
* As registered officially with the Electoral Commission.
(b) All appointed National/Regional Officers can appoint new Cell officials at any time with the approval of the Leader.
(c) Appointed Officers may appoint or remove Cell officers as they see fit for the benefit of the Party, subject to the approval of the Leader.
2.4 Party Officials
All Party officials and staff must be Party members. The Leader must ratify all such appointments.
2.5 The National Directorship team
The National Directorship Team (NDT) will consist of Leader, Secretary, National Officers representative, Treasurer, Nominations, Security Officer and four National Officers.
The Leader's position on the NDT is in perpetuity and not subject to procedure.
The National Directorship Team's task will be to act as a forum to address complaints, grievances, to suggest ideas and to generally express the will of the organisation to the Leader.
2.6 The Leader
The Leader of the Party is entrusted with guiding the political direction of the movement in its day-to-day interactions with the public, media etc. with the expressed goal of increasing support.
2.7 Bank Account
An account in the name New British Union will be held. This will have two signatories; withdrawals and transactions will require one signature only.
CHAPTER III - REVISIONS TO THIS CONSTITUTION
Changes to this Constitution may only be made by the National Directorship team at conference.
CODE OF CONDUCT (ANNEX A)
All Party officials must bring breaches of the Code of Conduct to the attention of Directorship team within two weeks of the breach occurring. All Division Officers have the right to remove individuals that may bring New British Union into disrepute.
2.1 All Members and Party officials are obligated to treat all other Members and Party officials with due courtesy and respect, even in the event of disagreement on fundamental issues. All Members agree to abide by decision of the NDT.
2.2 All Members are under an obligation to always act in a way that will not bring the party into disrepute. When attending meetings or Party functions uniform or a smart business dress code always applies.
2.3 All Members are obligated to raise concerns on any aspect of Party activity or behaviour in the correct hierarchal channels, either to local Officers, the NDT or the Leader where there exists a suitable candidate to fulfil the role of local “Divisional Officer” in that order.
2.4 The distribution, by any electronic or printed means, of dissatisfaction, allegations of any sort, true or false, outside of the official channels, is strictly forbidden. No material which brings the party into disrepute shall be distributed via any means.
2.5 All Party officials are entrusted with access to confidential information and any unauthorised distribution of such material is an offence. The data protection laws should be strictly adhered to at all times. Any breach will result in legal action being taken against those responsible with restitution and damages sought in the case of any actions which are proven to have been in breach of the Data Protection Act and/or has harmed or put our members, donors or supporters at risk or has interfered with their privacy.