SWU Governance

Constitutional matters and governance details relating to the SWU

The Rules of the Social Workers Union

The definitive document outlining the objects of SWU, eligibility to membership, the rights of members, termination of membership, the management of the union and much more.

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Executive Committee Elections 2014 Report

Section 52(4) of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 requires a trade union to make available a copy of the report of Executive Committee elections within three months of the election. Electoral Reform Services were appointed as Scrutineers for the SWU Executive Committee elections held in August 2014 and the report is now available.

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Annual Statement 2014

Statement to members issued in connection with the union’s annual return for period ended 30 September 2014, as required by Section 32a of Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

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Annual Statement 2013

Statement to members issued in connection with the union’s annual return for period ended 30 September 2013, as required by Section 32a of Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

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Annual Statement 2012

Statement to members issued in connection with the union’s annual return for period ended 30 September 2012, as required by Section 32a of Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

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Annual Statement 2011

Statement to members issued in connection with the union’s annual return for period ended 30 September 2011, as required by Section 32a of Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

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Management of SWU

General Secretary: Bridget Robb

Assistant General Secretary: Lien Watts

Social Workers Union Executive members:
Angi Naylor
Clive Acraman
David Allan
Gerry Madden
Ian Woolrich
James Birchall
John McGowan
Malcolm Jordan