Publication date: 18 January 2021

UKCP Election – candidates announced

UKCP received seven nominations for the position of trustee and will therefore have an election.

The candidates for election are in alphabetical order of last name:

Nomination supported by Miranda Jackson and Meirion Todd

Trustee election – Helen Brice CV

Trustee candidate – Helen Brice statement

Nomination supported by Debbie Livingston and Bahareh Haghighat-Khah

Trustee candidate – Christian Buckland CV

Trustee candidate – Christian Buckland statement

Nomination supported by Victoria Baskerville

Trustee candidate – Will Daniel Braham CV

Trustee candidate – Will Daniel Braham statement

nomination supported by Lorraine Price and Rosemary Langford Bellaby

Trustee candidate – Julie Dearden CV

Trustee candidate – Julie Dearden statement

Nomination supported by Kate Waters and Rachel Watson

Trustee candidate – Lou James CV

Trustee candidate – Lou James statement

Nomination supported by Lucy Fuller and Mark Gawlinski

Trustee candidate – Jo Lucas CV

Trustee candidate – Jo Lucas statement

Nomination supported by Patricia Hunt and Rob Hill

Trustee candidate – Judy Sleath CV

Trustee candidate – Judy Sleath statement

Questions for Candidates

Between 18 January and 5 February, our candidates will be campaigning. To support this, we are inviting members to submit questions to the candidates for publication on our website.

If you have a question you would like to submit, please email it to elections@ukcp.org.uk by Friday, 22 January. We will publish the candidates' responses to the questions week commencing Monday, 1 February.


Code of conduct

Our UKCP Code of Conduct for Elections applies to all UKCP members as well as candidates, their proposers and other 'active' supporters. The objectives of the code are to

  • ensure that campaigning by candidates is carried out in an honest, fair and respectful way, and
  • protect the standing and reputation of UKCP candidates, members, officers and employees.

How to vote

Voting opens on Monday, 8 February. All full clinical, non-clinical and organisational members of UKCP are eligible to vote. For your vote to count, your membership must be up-to-date when the voting period opens and when it closes.

We have appointed Civica Election Services (CES) to administrate the voting. Members who eligible to vote will receive voting instructions from CES prior to voting opening on 8 February.

Date Milestone
Monday, 30 November 2020 Nominations open
Friday, 18 December 2020 Nominations close at 5pm
Monday, 4 to Friday, 15 January 2021 Vetting of candidates
Monday, 18 January 2021 Candidates are announced and campaigning begins
Friday, 5 February 2021 Campaigning closes
Monday, 8 February 2021 Voting opens
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 Voting closes at 5pm
Friday, 26 February 2021 Candidates notified of results
Monday, 1 March 2021 Results publicly announced

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