The following infromation has been sent to candidates from NEC HQ (email dated 10 October):

‘This is to inform you that the ballot papers for the National Executive Council and Freelance Industrial Council elections are being sent out this week, the revised timetable is set out below;

Despatch voting packs to members –  Thursday, 13th October 2011

Ballot closes – noon, Thursday 3rd November 2011

Full results will be published on Monday 7th November 2011.’