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28 May 2012

Luke Crawley has been re-elected BECTU assistant general secretary for a second five year term.

In the ballot of members in the A&E, BBC and IB divisions which got underway on 16 April 2012 with two candidates, the results, on a turnout of just under 20 per cent, were as follows:

Luke Crawley: 1321

Helen Ryan: 1234

The independent scrutineers, Electoral Reform Services, declared the results of the ballot this afternoon (Monday 28 May). View the official report.

Commenting on the election result, Gerry Morrissey, general secretary said:

 "I am pleased to congratulate Luke on his re-election. I am confident that he will continue to serve divisional members in the A&E, BBC and IB, and the wider union, with commitment.

"I also take this opportunity to congratulate Helen on her respectable vote and to thank both candidates for their conduct during the election.

"I look forward to continuing to work with both colleagues in what is a challenging year for the union's membership."

Helen Ryan will continue in her role as supervisory official for the BBC Division.

Luke will continue to serve alongside BECTU's other assistant general secretary, Martin Spence, who heads the team of officials looking after the union's staff and freelance membership in the London and Regional Production Divisions.

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