Yesterday (April 14) the Unite Executive Council set in hand the election process for a new Unite general secretary.
The current general secretary, Len McCluskey, will step down from office and the successful candidate will assume office at the conclusion of the election.
The general secretary is responsible for the administration of the union; their powers and responsibilities are set out in Rule 15. The election for the general secretary is conducted by the Executive Council in accordance with Rule 16.
In accordance with the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, Civica Election Services has been appointed to act as Independent Scrutineer for this ballot.
They can be contacted at the following address: The Independent Scrutineer, Civica Election Services, Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW.
The full election timetable will be published on this page once it has been agreed by the Unite Executive Council.
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More information will be available as it is published. Please bookmark this Unite website page to get the latest details as they are posted. And of course stay tuned to unitelive.org too for info on the forthcoming 2021 Unite general secretary election.
By UNITElive team