Election of National Delegations 2022 TUC Congress: 11th – 14thSeptember, BrightonLabour Party Conference: 25th– 28th September, Liverpool

Election of National Delegations 2022

  • TUC Congress: 11th – 14thSeptember, Brighton
  • Labour Party Conference: 25th– 28th September, Liverpool

The NEC has agreed the 2022 election arrangements for the National delegations listed above. Accordingly please find attached the Election Regulations, Nomination Forms and Candidates Consent and Biographical Detail Form for these elections.

Labour Party Conference – 2022

Please note that for the 2022 Conference the Labour Party have advised that to be eligible to be a delegate at this particular conference, nominees/applicants will need to have 6 months continuous membership as at 17th June 2022.

Accordingly, all nominees who joined the Labour Party after 17th December 2021 will not be eligible to be a delegate at the 2022 conference.

Additionally would branches please note that all nominees/candidates for the Labour Party delegation mustcomplete sections B, C, D, E, F and H of the attached Labour Party Annual Conference delegate application form, and this must be attached to the candidate consent form which must be returned to CWU HQ by the closing date for CWU nominations.  

Dispatch and Return of Nomination Forms to CWU HQ

Nomination forms will be sent to branches electronically (attached to this LTB).  Branches are required to return all completed nomination forms by email to branchballots@cwu.org.  The details of this will be included on the nomination form.

Nomination Forms will need to be returned by the advertised closing date to be included in the list of candidates.  

Dispatch and Return of Voting Papers

The respective constituency based voting papers will be sent by email direct to branches at the email address which we hold on file.  Branches should return the completed voting papers by email to the advertised CWU election email address branchballots@cwu.org.  Notification will be sent to branches confirming receipt of the voting paper, however it will the responsibility of the branch to ensure that voting papers are returned to the correct email address.

To be included in the ballot voting papers will need to have been returned by the advertised closing date and time.  

Branch Voting Recommendations

Clearly we are in unique and challenging times and whilst branches would normally arrange mandating meetings to decide which candidates to vote for in the respective elections we do not believe that this is either practical or necessary during the current crisis.  Therefore, on this occasion this decision can be made by the Branch Committee and the decision subsequently notified to members of their branch accordingly.

The timetable for the election is:

Nominations open:                       3 May 2022

Nominations close:                       17 May 2002 (14:00)

Despatch ballot papers:               24 May 2022

Ballot closes:                                  7 June 2022 (14:00)

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


Election Regulations TUC & Labour Party Congress 2022

TUC Nomination Forms 2022

TUC Candidate Biographical Detail & Consent Form

LP Nomination Forms 2022

Labour Party Affiliate Delegate Application Form

LP Candidates Biographical Detail and Consent Form

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