NEC no more…

The election results for the NUJ NEC to run from 2012/13 are out and so am I. I came fifth (out of seven – the eighth candidate withdrew after ballot papers had been printed it seems) and as there are only four London seats I will finish my term of office shortly....

NEC updates

Last weekend’s NEC had a heavy agenda and was the last for the outgoing council with elections now underway in some regions. However, the old NEC will continue to operate until the end of the year with meetings of the Policy, Development and Finance Committees being...

NEC elections update

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...

Deputy General Secretary election update

The following statement has been issued by the NUJ. Following a complaint and threat of a challenge to the Deputy General Secretary ballot, the NEC will discuss ongoing issues regarding the election process at its meeting next week. The complaint is regarding the use...

NEC elections delay

You should have received your ballot papers for the NEC elections in the past few days but, following the discovery of an error in the data used for the Deputy General Secretary election and the subsequent delay to that election, HQ is carefully checking the...

NUJ says farewell to Jeremy

Last Friday’s NEC meeting was Jeremy Dear’s last as general secretary, but before we got down to the farewells (which continued at his and his partner, Paula’s leaving party later that evening) there was a stack of business to get through. First item was to draw up a...