Equity committee election results now declared
20 July 2011
The ballot for Equity's specialists, national, area and equality committees closed on Friday 15 July and the results are now available.
Twenty-four committees were up for election. Twelve were contested: Midlands, Northern, Scottish, South East, Audio, Stage Management, Theatre Directors, Walk-on and Supporting Artists, LGBT women and men’s sections, Members with Disabilities, Women and Young Members. Twelve were uncontested: London, Northern Ireland, South West, Wales, Choreographers, Concert and Session Singers, Independent Theatre Arts, Models, Stunt, Theatre Designers, Theatre Fight Directors, LGBT transgender section, Minority Ethnic Members.
The turn-out was 7 per cent – marginally up on the 6.48 per cent in 2009.
There is a tie for the ninth place on the Members with Disabilities’ Committee between Floraidh F MacLeod and Freddie Stabb. The Equity Council at its meeting on Tuesday 26 July will decide how to resolve that tie.