NEC, Industrial Executive and Regional Secretary Elections – 2019   

NEC, Industrial Executive and Regional Secretary Elections – 2019   

The purpose of this LTB is to provide Branches with further information regarding the forthcoming NEC, Industrial Executive and Regional Secretary ballots which are scheduled to take place from 2nd July 2019 to 24th July 2019.

In line with our previous policy we are taking this opportunity to provide some additional guidance on the number of candidates that members will be entitled to vote for in each of the respective ballots.

We hope this will assist those Branches who wish to advise their members of any recommendations that the branch may wish to make.

Branches will find the full list of nominations for the above elections in the following LTBs: 353/19, 356/19, 366/19,369/19 and 374/19.

Listed below are the ballots scheduled to take place in the 2019 series of elections.  Also listed is the relevant member voting entitlement for each ballot.

 

POSTAL CONSTITUENCY

 

National Executive Council Representatives

 

Postal Constituency Chair – No ballot required.

Postal Constituency Vice Chair – No ballot required.

 

Postal Constituency – NEC Section 1

  • All members of the Postal Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 17 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than nine. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend up to nine candidates to their members.

 

Postal Constituency – NEC Section 2 – No ballot required.

 

Postal Constituency – NEC Section 3 (Young Worker) 

  • All members of the Postal Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot is one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidate to their members.

 

Postal Constituency – NEC Section 4 (Disability) 

  • All members of the Postal Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot is one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidate to their members.

 

Postal Constituency – Section 4 (NEC LGBT) – No ballot required.

 

Postal Executive Representatives – Postal Grades

  • All Postal Grade members of the Postal Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.

Please note that members of the Postal Constituency who are Postal & Technical Services grades will not be eligible to vote in this ballot. 

  • There are 17 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than thirteen.  
  • Accordingly Branches with Postal Grade members will be entitled to recommend up to thirteen candidates to their members.

 

Postal Executive Representatives – Postal & Technical Services Grades

  • All Postal & Technical Services Grade members of the Postal Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.

Please note that members of the Postal Constituency who are Postal grades will not be eligible to vote in this ballot. 

  • There are 3 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than two.  
  • Accordingly Branches with Postal & Technical Services members will be entitled to recommend up to two candidates to their members.

 

TELECOMS & FINANCIAL SERVICES CONSTITUENCY

 

National Executive Council Representatives

 

T&FS Constituency Chair – No ballot required.

T&FS Constituency Vice Chair – No ballot required.

 

T&FS Constituency – NEC Section 1

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 11 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than six. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend up to six candidates to their members.

 

T&FS Constituency – NEC Section 2

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 4 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than two. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend up to two candidates to their members.

 

T&FS Constituency – NEC Section 3 (Young Worker)

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidates to their members.

 

T&FS Constituency – NEC Section 4 (Women)

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidates to their members.

 

T&FS Constituency – NEC Section 4 (BAME)

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidates to their members

 

T&FS Executive Representatives

 

TFSE – TFSE Young Worker 

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidates to their members

 

TFSE – Santander Group and related companies (Santander UK, Santander UK Operations Ltd, Santander UK Technology Ltd, Santander Global and RR Donnelley)

No Ballot Required.

 

TFSE – Telefonica O2 UK, Connect 44 and ISS Eaton

No Ballot Required.

 

TFSE – Capita in the T&FS Sector and 14Forty (Capita contract)

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency working in Capita in the TFS Sector and 14Forty are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 2 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than one. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend one candidates to their members.

 

TFSE – All Other Members in the T&FS Constituency 

  • All members of the T&FS Constituency (Excluding members working in Santander Group and related companies, Santander UK, Santander UK Operations Ltd, Santander UK Technology Ltd, Santander Global and RR Donnelley. Telefonica O2 UK, Connect 44 and ISS Eaton. Capita in the T&FS Sector and 14Forty (Capita contract)) are entitled to vote in this ballot.
  • There are 7 candidates listed on the voting paper.
  • The number of candidates to be voted for in this ballot can be less, but not more than four. 
  • Accordingly Branches will be entitled to recommend four candidates to their members

 

Regional Secretary Elections 

Ballots are required in the following CWU Regions:

Northern Ireland – 3 candidates
Scotland – 2 candidates
South East Region – 2 candidates
London – 2 candidates

All members in each of the respective regions are entitled to vote in the above elections including retired members.

Branches can recommend one candidate in these elections.

 

Any enquiries regarding this Letter to Branches should be addressed to the Senior Deputy General Secretary’s Department on telephone number 020 8971 7237, or email address sdgs@cwu.org.

Yours sincerely,

 

Tony Kearns
Senior Deputy General Secretary

19LTB382



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