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Our rules are all about making sure you understand exactly what you can expect from us, and how you can help us to achieve the very best outcomes for you. We’re a democratic organisation and our rules also set out how members can participate in the union.

We are currently undergoing a ballot on our rules which closes on Friday 23rd July 2021. You can find out more about the ballot here.

If you’re at all worried about the rules, please just call a member of the team and we’ll be happy to give you a better sense of what it all means.

You can view our rulebook below. Alternatively, you can download the rulebook here. In the meantime, here’s a taste of the sorts of things included:

  • Membership rights
  • Our responsibilities and those of the NEC
  • Election of and responsibilities of General Secretary
  • Appointment and Responsibilities of other Officers
  • Trustees and Funds
  • Member Ballots
  • Affiliations
  • Industrial Action
  • Political Fund Rules
XXXXX Community Rule Book UPDATED AUGUST 2020 3 O+P


You can also read our Community Staff Pension Fund Statement of Investment Principles here.