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)
- National Officers and Examiners of Accounts 2014-16
- Executive Members (other than Officers) 2014-16
- General Secretary 2014-19
- Deputy General Secretary 2015-20
In order to view timetables for the above elections, please click here.
Ballot Papers - Executive Elections 2014 – 2016
Ballot papers for the Executive Elections 2014 – 2016 in districts and equality constituencies where seats are contested* were despatched to members eligible to vote on the opening date for the ballot – Wednesday 19 March. The closing date for return of completed ballot papers to the offices of the independent scrutineer, Electoral Reform Ballot Services is midday on Wednesday 9 April.
The election ballot hotline - 020 7380 4825 - will be open to take calls from any members who do not receive ballot papers from Wednesday 2 April until midday on Friday 4 April 2014. When contacting the election ballot hotline, members should have their membership number to hand.
*Note - elections are being held in the following electoral districts and equality constituencies:
Districts - 8 (Bolton; Bury; Manchester; Oldham; Rochdale; Salford; Stockport; Tameside; Trafford; Wigan); 9 (Cheshire West & Chester; Cheshire East; Halton; Knowsley; Liverpool; St Helens; Sefton; Warrington; Wirral); 10 (City Of Derby; Derbyshire; Nottingham City; Nottinghamshire); 13 (Birmingham; Coventry; Dudley; Sandwell; Solihull; Walsall; Wolverhampton); 14 (Gloucestershire; Herefordshire; Warwickshire; Worcestershire); 21 (Brighton & Hove; East Sussex; Kent; Medway); 25 (Wales); 26 (Inner London); 27 (Outer London); Equality Constituencies: Black Members Constituency; Disabled Members Constituency; LGBT Members Constituency
EXECUTIVE ELECTION 2014-2016: – EQUALITY CONSTITUENCY SEATS
IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO NOTE
ELECTIONS FOR EXECUTIVE MEMBERS – 2014 - 2016
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS, BLACK MEMBER, DISABLED and LGBT CONSTITUENCY SEATS
Please click here for more information
RESULTS OF RECENT ELECTIONS
Results from National Officers’ Election 2014-2016 Click here
Results for Election for Officers of the Union: Senior & Junior Vice President, Treasurer and Examiners of Accounts 2012-14 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
Result from District 15 By Election Click here
Result from District 9 By Election 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