General secretary election 2015: advance notification

UNISON’s national executive council has agreed an election will take place this year

The national executive council at its meeting on 29 July 2015, agreed that an election for the post of general secretary take place this year.

The full procedures and supporting documents will be issued on 11 August 2015. In the meantime please note the following dates:

  • The nomination period will open on 2 September 2015.
  • The deadline for receipt of nominations is 9 October 2015.
  • Should a ballot be required it will open on  9 November and close on 4 December.
  • The results of any ballot will be announced  on 17 December 2015.

Any meetings held to make a nomination must take place between 2 September and 9 October 2015.

The returning officer and scrutineer for this election is:

Electoral Reform Services, 33 Clarendon Rd, London N8 0NW
Phone: 020 8365 8909
Fax: 020 8365 7013

Any initial queries should be directed to or 020 7120 5399