Elections for the Council of Governors (CoG) are held on an annual basis. The CoG is made up of 26 governors, some of which are publicly elected, others are appointed by partner organisations.

Composition of the Council of Governors

Public governors are elected by public members, staff governors are elected by staff members and stakeholder governors are nominated by partner organisations. The 26 seats in total consist of:

Want to know more about the Governor role?

NHS Providers (who are the membership organisation for NHS public provider trusts), have produced ‘So you are thinking about becoming a governor’ and further governor details are available on their website using the following link:
So you are thinking about becoming a governor?

You can download the governor role requirements document (pdf) using the following link:
Governor role requirements document (375kb)


Calling all Trust Members!
Do we have your e-mail addresses for electronic voting?

That’s right – electronic elections! We are again hoping to run the majority of our annual Governor elections electronically. This brings efficiencies in communication and much needed cost savings in printing and postage. Current members can provide their e-mail address direct to the membership office on nlg-tr.FoundationTrustOffice@nhs.net or call 03033 302852.

Our current governor elections are for the following governor seats:

Constituency Seats
North Lincolnshire 3
North East Lincolnshire 3
Goole & Howdenshire 2
Staff 1

The elections will commence on 1st September 2021 and run through until 5pm on 15th November 2021. Other key dates are outlined below:

Event Date
Publication of notice of election Wednesday, 1st September 2021
Deadline for receipt of nominations Wednesday, 29th September 2021
Publication of statement of nominations Thursday, 30th September 2021
Deadline for candidate withdrawals Monday, 4th October 2021
Notice of poll Wednesday, 20th October 2021
Issue of ballot packs Thursday, 21st October 2021
Close of poll Monday, 15th November 2021
Declaration of result Tuesday, 16th November 2021

2021 November Election

Notice of Election

Statement of Nominated Candidates

Uncontested Report

2020 October Election Results

2019 November Election Results