Make your voice heard

Unite GS elections are coming your way soon

Unite’s current general secretary Len McCluskey is standing down – and the race to be his successor has already started. Who will be the next leader of Unite? Make sure your voice is heard – and take part in the forthcoming election for the next Unite general secretary.

If you are a Unite member, Unite Community member, or Unite retired member plus, and you joined before April 14, 2021, then you are eligible to vote in this election.

Make sure your personal details are up to date on our membership system by logging in to your My Unite account on our website here.

So get ready to make your voice heard and cast your vote for your candidate of choice. Here are the dates for your diary.

Ballot papers dispatched – from July 7 Ballot papers returned to independent scrutineer* – by noon, August 23 Declaration of results – August 26 And the new general secretary will take up the post at the conclusion of the election process.


See the Unite website’s handy guide

* In accordance with the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992, Civica Election Services has been appointed to act as Independent Scrutineer for this ballot. They can be contacted at: The Independent Scrutineer, Civica Election Services, Election Centre, 33 Clarendon Road, London N8 0NW.