CSP Council elections 2024

The results of the 2024 council elections. 

CSP Council seats up for election in 2024

The CSP Council was elected by a postal ballot of all members held under the single transferable vote system (STV).

Declaration of results

The following members have been elected to the CSP Council, listed alphabetically by surname:

  • Caroline Abbott
  • Robert Davies
  • Manessa Faal
  • Senthil Karadiar
  • Chris Richards
  • Claire Small
  • Alexandra Spearritt
  • Jill Taylor

See the candidate election statements.

The elections were administered by Civica Election Services Limited, who acted as independent scrutineers of the nomination and ballot process as required for trade union ballots, and set out in the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (TULRCA).  

The CSP byelaws state that all fully subscribing CSP members are eligible to run for council election as long as they adhere to the election regulations and canvassing guidelines

The nominations and ballot process were run entirely independently from the CSP to ensure a fair and transparent process. If you have any queries about any part of the elections process please contact the CSP governance team

Postal voting

We understand members' ongoing frustration with postal ballots. The process is expensive, time-consuming and limits member participation. We continue to lobby the government for change where possible, but in the meantime, we have to comply with the law and run elections in this way. Unfortunately, online voting cannot be facilitated until this change in the law occurs.

Voting breakdown

Number of ballot papers distributed: 62,576

Number of ballot papers returned: 4,672

Turnout: 7.5 per cent

Number of ballot papers found to be invalid: 11

Number of valid ballot papers to be counted: 4,661

The full figures and breakdown of votes include:

  • the quota required for election
  • each candidate’s voting figures, and
  • the stage at which the successful candidates were elected.

These can be found in the Civica election scrutineer’s report.

New CSP Council members

Your new council members will be appointed at the council meeting on 12 October 2024.

Questions and comments

If you have any questions about the elections please contact governance@csp.org.uk.

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