Deadline for shortlists to be notified to applicants and to the Senior Returning Officer.
17 September – 3 October
Period to resolve any appeals.
Candidates shortlisted in more than two Regions to choose two.
Selection campaign formally starts.
Email sent to all party members with details of shortlist in their region and hustings meetings (now called “Members’ meetings”).
Target date for ballot papers to arrive with members. Postal system vagaries mean in reality ballot paper arrivals will be spread out over several days.
Last date ballot papers can be posted by first class post to arrive in time.
Deadline for return of ballot papers – by noon or second post.
Count (to be confirmed).