By-election for executive member seats for : Districts 1, 13, 14, black member and LGBT+ member

Term of office : 9 November 2020/14 December 2020 – 31 August 2021

The closing date for receipt of nominations in the above Executive By-elections was 30 October 2020.  The consent of any candidate to seek election may be withdrawn up to seven days following the close of nominations and this deadline is now passed. 

A full list of valid nominations received by the end of 30 October 2020 for candidates are listed here.

Election for a woman member - District 13

Term of office from close of election - 31 August 2021

For more details please see the election circular.

Notification of Executive members in Districts 1 and 14: 

From close of election – 31 August 2021

Notification of Executive by-election for Black and LGBT+ Executive seat: 

From close of elections – 31 August 2021

Following the resignation of Annette Pryce and Richard Griffiths and the election of Daniel Kebede and Louise Atkinson as SVP and JVP (with effect from 1 September 2020), the OSG/Executive have agreed the following timetable to fill these vacancies:

Election Timetable

  • 1 September 2020 - Nominations open
  • 30 October 2020 - Close of Nominations
  • 6 November 2020 - Deadline for withdrawal of Nominations/Election Statements 
  • 23 November 2020 - Elections open
  • 14 December 2020 - Elections close

Nomination forms for these elections, together with plenty of information to assist with the nomination process are below: 

Election for officers of vice-presidents (x2): 1 September 2020 - 31 August 2024 and treasurer and membership & equalities officer: 1 September 2020 - 31 August 2022

The National Officer elections closed at midday on Monday, 2 March with the following candidates elected:

Treasurer - Hazel Danson

Senior Vice-President - Daniel Kebede

Junior Vice-President  - Louise Atkinson

Membership and Equalities Officer - Louise Regan  (unopposed)

See the full report of the Independent Scrutineer, Civica, including the Certified Election Result Sheets for vice presidents and treasurer.

Copies will also be held at each regional/Wales office for members to inspect. Any member may also request a copy of the report by writing to :

Rachel Curley
Assistant General Secretary
Business Services 
NEU Hamilton House address.


Election of Electoral Districts

Electoral District Winning candidates
District 1 Anne Swift
Paul Welch
Paramjeet Bhogal
Louise Atkinson
District 2 Simon Murch
Sally Kincaid
Patrick Murphy
Allison Barnes
District 3 Robert Illingworth
Sheena Wheatley
Wendy Hardy
Simon Clarkson
District 4 Debs Gwynn
Peter Glover 
Ian Watkinson
Brenda Hayes 
District 5 Nick Wigmore
Dawn Taylor
Karen Parkin
Ian Windeatt
District 6 Gawain Little
Niamh Sweeney
Adam Van Asch
Deirdre Murphy
District 7 Christopher Denson
Lucy Phillpot
Nicky Downes
Beatrice Harvey
District 8 Sarah Carter
Emma Mort
Katie Harrison
Chris Dutton

District 9 (uncontested) 

Heather McKenzie
Jerry Glazier
Murray Sackwild
Phillipa Kearns
District 10 Ann Seuret
Phil Clarke
Warren Chambers
Julie Huckstep
District 11 Dominic Coughlin
Karen Williams
Tamsin Honeybourne
Karam Bales
District 12 Corinne Lamoureux
Jonathan Reddiford
Robin Head
Julia Neal
District 13 Mairead Canavan
Neil Foden
Lesley Tipping
District 14 Alex Kenny
Jessica Edwards
Kirstie Paton
Richard Griffiths
District 15 (uncontested)  Debra Beale
Stefan Simms
Andrea Croce
Hank Roberts
District 16 (uncontested)  Dominic Byrne
Philipa Harvey
Katie Lindenberg
Major Sundhu
District 17 (uncontested)  Gordon White

Election of Three Equality Seats and Three Sector Seats

Seat Elected
Equality Seat – Disabled Member Colleen Johnson
Equality Seat – LGBT Member Annette Pryce
Equality Seat - Black Member (Uncontested) Daniel Kebede
Sector Seat – Post-16 Establishment Jean Evanson
Sector Seat – Independent Schools Helen Porter
Sector Seat - Support Staff Tracy McGuire

By-election for support staff executive member - 3 December 2019 to 31 August 2021

Voting in the by-election for the above Executive seat closed at midday on Monday, 2 December and Tracy McGuire has been elected to the seat.  See the full report of the Independent Scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services, confirming the results of the elections.

The Union will, on request, supply any member with a copy of the full report.  Any such request for a copy of the results should be emailed to Rachel Baxter or sent by post to the Headquarters address.

If you have any queries about the results, please email

Executive Dates for 2020


6 February


21 March


7 May     


13 Jun


9 July


3 October


12 November


12 December