Timetable Leadership Contest

Timetable Leadership Contest

Timetable and Freeze Date The Special Conference at end of the Collins Review concluded that all selection timetables should be, once started, as short as possible. The Collins Report also states: “The NEC should agree the detailed procedures for leadership elections including issues regarding registration, fees and freeze dates.” The Party requires members to hold six months’ continuous party membership on the freeze date to be eligible to take part in a selection. DATE EVENT Tues 12 Jan Join the Labour Party on or before this date to vote in the leadership election.

You can find the full timetable and details at labour.org.uk/leadership, but here are the key dates (as of 16 July 2016):

  • Monday 18 July at 7pm — Nominations open (MPs and MEPs)
  • Thursday 21 July at Noon — Nominations close
  • Friday 22 July — Hustings period begin
  • Monday 8 August at Noon — Members must be fully paid up and in compliance to be eligible to vote
  • Week beginning Monday 22 August — Ballots packs will begin to be despatched (you'll receive yours in the fortnight following)
  • Wednesday 14 September — last date to request a reissue of your ballot
  • Wednesday 21 September at Noon — Ballot closes
  • Saturday 24 September — Special conference to announce result

 

 

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