April 2nd, 1901

Council Meeting April 2nd 1901

Present Miss Bulley (Chair), Miss Crompton, Miss Cox, Miss Ashton, Miss Spencer, Miss Faraday, Mr. Cooke, Mr. Kelley

Apologies Mr. Roberts, Mrs. Hobhouse,  Miss Wilson. 

Minutes read & passed.

Reports were given of meetings held during March.

March 14th Workers meeting at Wilmot Street Mission Rooms.

March 19th  Annual Meeting Fedration  Broad Heath.

20th Rossendale slipper makers

29th  Mr. Simon drawing room

28th  Lady’s Health Society

31st Workers'  meeting Saint James Hall

The Health Visitors having expressed their willingness to distribute literature,  it was decided to hold another meeting in Hulme.

The Council expressed their gratitude to the Federation of Women Workers for a donation of £10.

A letter was read from the Cooperative Wholesale Society re.  Tailoresses in which it was asserted that the Societies was in favour of Trade Unionism & that the  management had  victimised none of the employees. A resolution (proposed by Miss Ashton & seconded by Mrs. Ashwell Cooke) was passed  that Miss Bulley and the Secretaries should try to arrange a meeting at the works, at which one of the directors & Mr.Grierson should be asked to attend.

 Miss Bulley said that she wished to resign the chairmanship of the Investigation sub-Committee and proposed that Miss Spencer, Miss Cox, Mrs Ashwell Cooke & Miss Crompton should form a provisional sub-Committee to discuss the  advisability of re- establishing the Investigation Committee & report the result of their discussion to the Council.

A. Amy Bulley