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Fabian Society executive committee election 2019

The Fabian Society is proud to be a democratically governed member-led organisation. Every two years our executive committee is elected by our membership to direct the work of the society and represent members’ interests.



The 2019 elections take place in September and members of the society are now invited to nominate themselves for election to the committee. We strongly encourage all members to consider standing.

Nominations should be sent to Please write the position nominated for in the subject line of the email. Nominees should submit a statement in support of their nomination, including information about themselves and their activities within the society of not more than 70 words. The closing date for nominations is Friday 16 August 2019.

Nomination are invited for:

  • 10 executive committee members (main ballot)
  • Honorary treasurer
  • Welsh convenor

For more information about the role of Executive Committee member please download this role description. If you are interested in standing to be Honorary Treasurer or Welsh Convenor please email for information about the responsibilities.

Local Fabian Societies are invited to nominate candidates for 3 positions representing local societies. At least two of the 10 national members and one of the 3 local society members elected must be under the age of 31 at the AGM on Saturday 16 November 2019. No more than five places in the main ballot may be taken by Westminster parliamentarians. You need to have been a member of the society before 16 May 2019 to be eligible to stand and vote in the elections. The ballot will be open from 16 September to 18 October 2019.

Young Fabian and Fabian Women’s Network elections

The Young Fabians and Fabian Women’s Network are also holding elections for their executives. The deadline for nominations is Saturday 7 September.

For full details see and

Annual general meeting

The Fabian Society AGM will take place on Saturday 16 November 2019 in central London.

Any full member of the society or a local Fabian society may submit a motion for the AGM by 16 August 2019. Motions will be published in the autumn issue of the Fabian Review and amendments will be invited with a deadline of 12 October 2019. For more information contact or 0207 227 4904.

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