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Irish Executive Council nominations 20017/2019

23 May 2017

Nominations are invited for the new Irish Executive Council. The new council will take office following Biennial Delegate Conference on 18 November, 2017.

The incoming Council will be elected under Rule 14 and its composition shall be as follows:

  • Industrial Sector    Seats
  • Broadcasting    3 Seats
  • Freelance    4 Seats
  • Magazine & Book    1 Seat
  • National Newspapers & Agencies    2 Seats
  • PR & Information    1 Seat
  • Provincial Newspapers    4 Seats
  • Reserved Seat for Northern Ireland    1 Seat


Seats are allocated on the basis of membership per sector.

Each branch may also nominate for the Black members' seat.  

Under Rule 14 Northern Ireland members are entitled to elect one representative from the geographical region of Northern Ireland. Nominations for this seat are confined to Northern Ireland branches.  

Nominations are also sought for one observer from the New Media Sector.

Please ensure nominations are made at a properly constituted Branch meeting and that each nominee is willing to accept the nomination. Nominees are required to sign the enclosed form.  

Nomination forms must reach NUJ, 2nd Floor, Spencer House, Spencer Row, Off Store Street, Dublin 1 by 17.00 on Friday 28 July.

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