GENERAL GUIDANCE – RULES AND PROCEDURES
NUT Elections are conducted in accordance with trade union legislation (for the statutory elections which are Senior & Junior Vice President, Treasurer, Executive members including equality constituency seats and General Secretary) and also relevant rules of the Union. It is essential that these rules are followed at all stages of elections, including the nomination stage. The election for Deputy General Secretary is conducted under the same arrangements. The elections for National Disciplinary Panel and National Appeals Committee are conducted under the relevant Union rules.
Please see the following relevant Rules below:
- APPENDIX VIII Nomination Procedures for National Elections
- Rule 13 Nominations and Elections (General)
- Rule 17 Nomination for Election of Executive Members other than Officers and those elected under Rule 19
- Rule 18 Timetable - Election of Executive Members other than the Officers
- Rule 19 Conduct of Elections Equality Sections Executive Members
- Rule 20 Conduct of Elections Officers, Executive, Examiners of Accounts
- Rule 23 Conduct of Elections Officials (General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary)
ELECTION OF NATIONAL OFFICERS: 2016-2018
SENIOR AND JUNIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, TREASURER AND EXAMINERS OF ACCOUNTS
Voting in the elections for Senior and Junior Vice-President and Treasurer for 2016-2018 closed at midday Wednesday, 18 November 2015. The following have been elected.
Senior Vice-President - Louise Regan
Junior Vice-President - Kiri Tunks
Treasurer - Ian Murch
Examiners of Accounts - Judy Moorhouse and Alyson Palmer - elected unopposed
Below is the full report of the Independent Scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services, plus the Certified Election Result Sheets. When conducting the count, the first person to reach the quota is elected as Senior Vice-President.
Confirmation of the result will be printed in the next edition of The Teacher magazine (January edition). Copies will also be held at each regional office and the NUT Wales Office for members to inspect. Any member may also request a copy of the report by writing to Christine Hurley – Principal Officer - Personnel at the Headquarters’ address.
ELECTIONS FOR EXECUTIVE MEMBERS – 2016-2018
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS, BLACK MEMBER, DISABLED MEMBER and LGBT CONSTITUENCY SEATS
A full list of valid nominations received by the end of Monday 11 January for candidates, can be found here.
The timetable for the Election of Executive Members has been sent to Associations and is set out below:
|Closing date for receipt of nominations at HQ||Mon 11 Jan 2016|
|Closing date for receipt of withdrawals||Mon 18 Jan 2016|
|Closing date for receipt of statements/photos||Mon 18 Jan 2016|
|Despatch of Ballot Papers to members eligible to vote||Wed 24 Feb 2016|
|Ballot papers to be returned to Independent Scrutineer by||Midday Wed 16 March 2015|
Nomination forms, together with information on nomination procedures have been sent out.