Election of National Representative Positions – CWU Young Workers Committee

No. 481/20

Dear Colleague,


ELECTION OF NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE POSITIONS – 2020


  • CWU Young Workers Committee


Further to LTB 465/20 dated 24th September, as previously advised the NEC has now agreed the 2020 election arrangements for the National positions listed above.  Accordingly please find attached the regulations, nomination forms and candidate consent and biographical details form.


Branches are asked to print the attached forms, complete and sign them and send the forms back electronically to elections@cwu.org by the advertised deadline.


Nominations are on the basis of one member coming from the TFS Constituency and one member coming from the Postal Constituency for each of the 10 CWU regions.   Additionally all candidates must be aged 29 or under at the time of the election.


The term of office for the CWU Young Workers Committee will be from 1st January 2021 for a two-year period.


Branches will also wish to note that:


  • Each candidate needs the nomination of their own branch.


  • The election is by means of a branch ballot within each respective constituency i.e. branches with members in the Postal Constituency will vote for the 10 Postal members of the committee and branches with members in the TFS Constituency will vote for the ten 10 TFS members.

The Timetable for the election is as follows:


Nominations Open:              1 October 2020

Nominations Close:              31 October 2020

Ballot opens:                           7 November 2020

Ballot closes:                           28 November 2020


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


LTB 481/20


CWU Young Workers Regulations 2020


Nomination Form – Postal Constituency


Nomination Form – TFS Constituency


Candidate Biographical & Consent Form 2020