Stanistreet Elected NUJ Deputy Gen-Sec

The recent past president of the National Union of Journalists has been elected its deputy general secretary.

Michelle Stanistreet polled 2936 votes in what was to prove a two-horse race, against Freelance Organiser, John Toner.

The count, announced on Friday, was revealed as follows:

Phillip Hunt: 280
Michelle Stanistreet: 2936
John Toner: 1392
Chris Youett: 225

In total, that represents a 16 per cent return on ballot papers issued.

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