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MiP Committee Elections 2017

Fri 25 Aug 2017

Nominations open today for elections to the national committee, MiP's main policy making body.

MiP will be holding elections this autumn for a new national committee to take office for two years from 1 January 2018. 

The national committee formulates MiP policies on healthcare, the NHS and workplace relations – including negotiations, and the representation, recruitment and organisation of MiP members. Committee members are ambassadors of MiP, representing the union on public platforms and talking up issues that matter to you, upholding MiP’s values and maintaining our political neutrality.

The national committee is made up of elected representatives from each geographical area of the UK with co-optees for any areas of healthcare not represented. There are two seats for Scotland, Wales and London, and one seat for each of the other English regions and for Northern Ireland. 

Nominations open today, 25 August and an election will be held in any constituency where there are more nominations than seats. The new committee will elect a chair and vice chairs at its first meeting early in 2018.

The full timetable for the elections is shown below. Nomination forms and further details are available from the national committee section of the MiP website. 

You can also find out more about the committee’s work by downloading the committee's terms of reference 

Election timetable


Nominations open:25 August 2017

Nominations closed:25 September

Elections open:13 October

Elections close:13 November

Results announced:24 November

New committee takes office:1 January 2018

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