Membership Subscription – Retired & Retired Associate Members

No. 468/21

3rd November 2021

Dear Colleague, 

Membership Subscription – Retired & Retired Associate Members – from 1st January 2022

CWU Rule 11.5.2 contains the following instruction:

“The rate for retired and retired associate members shall increase on 1 January each

year by the same percentage increase as the known CPI at the time.”

The known rate for CPI is currently 3.2% therefore in accordance with the rules of the union from 1st January 2022 the membership subscription rates for Retired and Retired Associate Members will be as follows:

CWU Contribution RatesWeekly ContributionsMonthly Contributions
– from 1 January 2022“I” Rate £“O” Rate £“I” Rate £“O” Rate £
Retired Members1.471.276.365.49
Retired Associate Membersn/an/a4.944.07

Any enquiries regarding this Letter to Branches should be addressed to the Senior Deputy General Secretary’s Department on telephone number 020 8971 7237, or email address

Yours sincerely,

Tony Kearns

Senior Deputy General Secretary