Kirsty Young and Susan Howarth have been elected to VN Council, after a voter turnout of 7.4%, the lowest in the history of the RCVS VN Council elections.

Kirsty and Susan scored 995 and 923 votes respectively.

The unsuccessful candidate, Stuart Miller, scored 669 votes. 

In total, 1,710 RVNs cast their vote, narrowly beating the previous record low turnout of 7.5% in 2012.

By comparison, the largest turnout was 17.1% in 2020.

Kirsty and Susan will take up their post at the RCVS Annual General Meeting, which is open to all vet nurses to attend on Friday 5th July at the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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