Breach of statutory balloting procedures decision: Simms v Unite the Union (Amicus Section)

This document contains the decision made by the Certification Officer in this case.



Allegation that the Union had unreasonably excluded the claimant from standing in its NEC election in 2008 by not providing a nomination form to one of the branches which had sought to nominate her. The Certification Officer dismissed the complaint that the union had breached Section 47(1) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.