Election of : CWU Assistant Secretary (TFS 2)

This LTB is to advise Branches that we have received confirmation from ERS that the ballot papers for the CWU Assistant Secretary (TFS 2) were handed over to Royal Mail late yesterday evening. 
I would also take this opportunity to advise that the method of posting is Royal Mail Economy. 
This information is being provided to assist those Branches that are intending to send out a corresponding mailing to their members.
Branches will be aware that the regulations for the above election contain the following statement: 
“Returned ballot papers will remain unopened in their envelopes until the close of ballot. Two lay CWU members (who do not hold any elected or appointed CWU position) will be selected as observers. The Observers together with the Senior Deputy General Secretary will attend the start of the count of the ballot papers. Their sole responsibility will be to ensure that the envelopes are unopened prior to the commencement of the count, after which the Scrutineer shall arrange to count the number of valid votes cast for each candidate. The Scrutineer will declare the results of the election as soon as possible after the completion of the count.”   
The purpose of this LTB is to seek your branch assistance in publicising the information detailed below to all members of your branch.  
The CWU is looking for two lay members of the Union (who do not hold an elected or appointed position) to be Members Observers at the election count for CWU Assistant Secretary (TFS 2) election. The count will take place at offices of ERS, London on 5th April 2016. 
Interested? The two observers will receive 2 paid days off work, subsistence and travel expenses and a fee of £100 after tax. If you would like to put your name forward then please contact Tony Kearns, Senior Deputy General Secretary, CWU, 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1RX by no later than 24th March 2016 or by email to sdgs@cwu.org. 
Any enquiries regarding the above should be directed to the Senior Deputy General Secretary’s Department for the attention of Peter Metcalfe. 
Yours sincerely,

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· LTB No. 167/2016 Election of: CWU Assistant Secretary (TFS 2)


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