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Certification Officer: forthcoming hearings

Cases due to be heard by the Certification Officer.


Coyne & Brooks v Unite the Union

Preliminary Hearing

The applicants have made 10 complaints of breach of union rules and breach of statute relating to the 2017 General Secretary election. This preliminary hearing will consider the first of these complaints (whether there was a vacant post or not) as a preliminary issue.

The hearing will be held on:

Tuesday 27 March 2018

Venue: CCT Venues-Barbican (see address below)

CCT Venues-Barbican
Aldersgate House
135-137 Aldersgate Street

This is a public hearing which will commence at 10.00 am.

Please note there is limited space in the public gallery. Anyone wishing to attend a hearing should telephone or email the Certification Office (0330 109 3602 / so that we may arrange for a security access pass to be produced. Please note that this does not guarantee space and seating will be assigned on a first come first served basis on the day.

Published 18 November 2016
Last updated 2 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added preliminary hearing in the case of Coyne & Brooks v Unite the Union
  2. Rolfe v POA: hearing listed for Friday 2 March 2018
  3. Pollock v Accord: the hearing set for 15 February 2018 is cancelled
  4. The hearing set for Wednesday 24 January 2018 has been cancelled
  5. Added directions hearing for Coyne & Brooks v Unite the Union on 26/01/18
  6. New hearings announced for Markham v GMB and for Pollock v Accord.
  7. 1. The hearing for Pollock v Accord set for 30 November 2017 has been cancelled 2. Hearing listed for Chisholm v Unite the Union on 18 December 2017
  8. Pollock v Accord hearing
  9. McFadden v Unite the Union: the hearing set for Monday 9 October and Tuesday 10 October 2017 has been cancelled
  10. Announcement of forthcoming hearings.
  11. hearing date
  12. Details of restricted seating at venue.
  13. hearing postponed
  14. First published.
  15. New Certification Officer hearing dates
  16. A number of cases have been listed for hearings.
  17. Brough v Union of Construction, Allied Trades & Technicians (UCATT) (No. 2) has been listed for a hearing on 15 August 2016.
  18. Forbes v Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association: the hearing scheduled for 25 May 2016 in Edinburgh has been postponed.
  19. Three cases listed by the Certification Officer for hearings.
  20. Henderson v GMB has been listed for a hearing on 1 March 2016.
  21. The case of Mills v Unite the Union has been listed for a hearing on 11 November 2015 at Fleetbank House, London.
  22. Forthcoming hearings
  23. Forthcoming hearings
  24. Forthcoming Certification Officer hearing
  25. Stevens v Union of Democratic Mineworkers will be heard before the Certification Officer on 7 May 2015.
  26. Beaumont (4) and Mansell v Unite the Union: venue confirmed
  27. New venue for the Mills v Unite the Union hearing on 9 April 2015.
  28. New venue for the Street and Street (2) v UNISON hearing on 1 April 2015.
  29. Forthcoming hearings before the Certification Officer.
  30. The hearing date of 25 February 2015 for the case Stevens v Union of Democratic Mineworkers has been postponed. A new hearing date will be announced shortly.
  31. The hearing scheduled for 28 January 2015 in the case Barton v UNISON will not now go ahead. A decision will be placed on the website in due course.
  32. The hearing date of 19 January 2015 for Street and Street (2) v UNISON has been postponed. A new hearing date will be announced shortly.
  33. Details of forthcoming hearings published on the Certification Officer’s website.
  34. Notice of three new public hearings.