r1ATHOLIC delegates at this year's Conference of NALGO (the National and Local Government Officers' Association), to be held at Bournemouth next week, will attend a special Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Richmond Road, Bournemouth. at 11.15 a.m. on Sunday morning (June 9).
NALGO is now the biggest white-collar trade union in the world, with more than 115.000 members in local government, the national health service, the electricity supply, gas, and water supply industries, new towns. and road passenger transport. With some 1,700 delegates. its Conference is the second biggest union gathering in Britain. Only the N.U.T. is bigger. Even the Trades Union Congress, to which NALGO is not affiliated, musters only a thousand delegates.
Main talking-points at this year's conference are the Government's incomes policy, and NALGO leaders' proposal that the national health service should be handed 0% er to a new "National Health Authority".
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Reginald Maudlin& is to address the delegates on Friday, June 14.