GENERAL GUIDANCE – RULES AND PROCEDURES
NUT Elections are conducted in accordance with trade union legislation (for the statutory elections which Senior & Junior Vice President, Treasurer, Executive members including 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 rules also apply to elections for National Disciplinary Panel, National Appeals Committee and Advisory Committee elections.
Please see the following relevant Rules below:
- APPENDIX VIII 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, General Secretary & Deputy General Secretary
- Rules Governing Elections (Officers)
Election to fill Vacancy – National Disciplinary Panel Region 3 (Yorkshire/Midland)
Members (other than students) in Region 3 are being balloted to fill a vacancy on the National Disciplinary Panel in Yorkshire/Midlands Region. Ballot papers were despatched directly to members home addresses from 21 July and should therefore have arrived by the end of July. The closing date for return of ballot papers to the independent scrutineer is midday on Monday 8 September.
Any member not receiving a ballot paper can call the ballot hotline on 020 7380 4825 to request a duplicate. Please have your membership number to hand.
Election For General Secretary – 2014-2019
Voting in the election for the post of General Secretary closed at midday on Wednesday, 25 June 2014.
Christine Blower was the candidate with the highest number of votes and has, therefore, been re-elected as General Secretary.
The report of the Independent Scrutineer can be downloaded here. Details of the result will be printed in the forthcoming edition of The Teacher magazine (July/August edition). A copy will be held at each regional office and the NUT Wales Office/NUT Cymru for members to inspect and the Union will also, on request, supply any member with a copy of the full report. Any such request for a copy of the Results should be sent to Christine Hurley, Resource Management Department at NUT Headquarters.
- General Secretary 2014-19
- Deputy General Secretary 2015-20
In order to view timetables for the above elections, please click here.
RESULTS OF RECENT ELECTIONS
Results for Election for Officers of the Union: Senior & Junior Vice President, Treasurer and Examiners of Accounts 2014-2016 together with the results for the election for Executive members for District and Equality Constituency Seats are all contained in the attached results document. Click here
Results for National Disciplinary Panel, National Appeals Committee and the various Advisory Committees (for the four year term Easter 2011 - 2015) Click here