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2018 Council by-elections

Council positions are only available to members. Eligibility is based upon the Branch or Section in which the member lives. Furthermore, nominees for Council seats must have been full BDA members for at least the six months prior to the opening of nominations (since at least 9 August 2017).

If you would like to discuss any of the roles available for election please contact the BDA's elections team for further details. or alternatively, please complete the online nomination form.


English Council
ConstituencySeats available
East Lancashire/East Cheshire Branch
Eastern Counties Branch
Metropolitan Branch1
South Mercia Branch1
West Lancashire/West Cheshire Branch 1



​Northern Ireland Council
Constituency​Seats available
​Nothern Ireland Branch



Scotish Council
​Constituency​Seats available
​East of Scotland Branch
​North of Scotland Branch​1



​Welsh Council
​Constituency​Seats available

​Cardiff and South East Wales Section


​Swansea and West Wales Section

​North Wales Section2