Kevin Courtney for Deputy General Secretary


Manchester Teachers’ Association has endorsed Kevin Courtney as our preferred candidate in the election for Deputy General Secretary. We believe Kevin, along with Christine Blower, has led the union from the front, and has produced a campaign capable of strongly influencing not just the Government, but parents and the general public. He is the right person to continue to take the campaign forward.

We urge all Manchester members to vote, and to vote for Kevin.

More details of Kevin’s campaign can be found below

You can also follow Kevin at @cyclingkev

Ballot papers will be despatched to members eligible to vote (i.e., all those except students who are in membership on the date the ballot opens) on Monday, 5 January 2015 by the independent scrutineer.  Ballot papers will be accompanied by candidates’ election statements, biographical details and photographs.

Members who do not receive a ballot paper by Monday, 12 January 2015 should be advised to contact the election ballot hotline on 020 7380 4825.  They will need their membership number to hand.  The hotline will remain open until midday on Thursday, 22 January 2015.

Where all candidates agree to the arrangement, candidates’ additional election statements will appear in the January edition of The Teacher magazine and on the website at:

The closing date for receipt of completed ballot papers at the offices of ERS is midday on Monday, 26 January 2015.

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