Nominations and Process 2018/2019 Print E-mail

Election of Branch Officers

Branch officers may be nominated by the branch committee or any two members, with the exception of the Labour Link officer who will be elected by the APF members only.

Nominations will be invited 12 weeks before the AGM and nomination forms will be made available through the branch website.

All nominations must be received in writing at least 7weeks before the AGM.

Each nominee will be notified and given the right to withdraw not later than 6 weeks before the AGM.

If there is more than one candidate, a ballot will be held.
The vote will be conducted by postal ballot in accordance with the procedure and timescales contained in the Code of Good Branch Practice.

Where no valid nomination has been received before the deadline, nominations may be called for and candidates elected at the AGM, or endorsed by the branch committee subject to ratification by the next general meeting.

Election of Workplace Representatives

The process for nomination and election shall be as above, save that the nomination may be by any two members employed in that section, and only members employed in the relevant section may participate in the election.

Election of Convenors

The process for nomination and election shall be as above, save that the nomination may be by any two workplace representatives. Only workplace representatives may participate in the election.

For all the above posts the following information will be made available on the Branch website or by hard copy upon request:

 

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