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This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-list-of-active-trade-unions-official-list-and-schedule/former-trade-unions
The below list comprises the names and annual returns of those trade unions that were removed from the Certification Officer’s official list or schedule of trade unions from 1 April 2014 onwards.
For the names and annual returns of trade unions that were removed from the list or schedule between 2003 and 2014, please visit The National Archives.
You can search the list by name of trade union - just use < ctrl > F to search.
Former trade unions
|Trade union||Date removed||Annual return|
|Association of College Staff Scotland||08/01/2016||Annual returns|
|Association of Principal Fire Officers||07/11/2016||Annual returns|
|Association of Professional Ambulance Personnel||16/03/2016||Annual returns|
|Association of Somerset Inseminators||01/09/2017||Annual returns|
|Association of Teachers and Lecturers||01/09/2017||Annual returns|
|British Association of Colliery Management – Technical, Energy and Administrative Management (BACM)||02/11/2014||Annual returns|
|Britannia Staff Union||01/07/2018||Annual returns|
|Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theatre Union||01/01/2017||Annual returns|
|Bus Workers Alliance||01/10/2015||Annual returns|
|Ellington Branch of the North East Area of the National Union of Mineworkers||21/08/2017||Annual returns|
|Federation of Professional Railway Staff||11/08/2015||Annual returns|
|National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers||09/09/2016||Annual returns|
|National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers (South Wales Area)||22/05/2015||Annual returns|
|National Association of Co-operative Officials||01/05/2018||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Colliery Officials and Staffs Area) (Scottish Region No. 8)||07/02/2014||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Derbyshire Area)||31/03/2015||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Leicester Area)||24/06/2016||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Northumberland Area)||9 January 2018||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (North East Area)||4 July 2018||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Scotland Area)||4 July 2018||Annual returns|
|National Union of Mineworkers (Scottish Area)||22/05/2017||Annual returns|
|National Union of Teachers||01/09/2017||Annual returns|
|Pop-up Union||11/08/2015||Annual returns|
|Scottish Colliery Enginemen Boilermen and Tradesmens Association||01/03/2018||Annual returns|
|Shield Guarding Staff Association||18/08/2016||Annual returns|
|Society of Local Council Clerks||24/08/2016||Annual returns|
|Staff Association of Bank of Baroda (UK Region)||18/06/2015||Annual returns|
|Staff Union West Bromwich Building Society||01/02/2018||Annual returns|
|SURGE (Skipton Union Representing Group Employees)||12/06/2014||Annual returns|
|Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians||01/01/2017||Annual returns|
|Union of Country Sports Workers||18/11/2015||Annual returns|
|Whatman International Staff Association||11/05/2016||Annual returns|
|Yorkshire Independent Staff Association||21/11/2014||Annual returns|
About annual returns
Trade unions must send the Certification Officer an annual return which the Certification Officer is required to make available to the public. You can view the relevant annual returns from the links on this list.
They are also available for public inspection at the Certification Officer’s premises between 9:30 am and 4.30 pm.
Lower Ground Floor
2-6 Salisbury Square
Tel: 0330 109 3602
Please telephone or email the Certification Office to arrange an appointment before visiting. There may be a charge payable. Alternatively, Certification Office staff will photocopy relevant pages and post them to you.
Please contact the Certification Office if you cannot find or access a particular annual return.