Monday, 26 September 2016

Notice of election for 3 vacancies on Theale Parish Council published

There are three vacancies on Theale Parish Council caused by the death of Charles Bateman and by two resignations.

At least ten Theale residents have requested a by-election and one will be held on 3rd November if more than three candidates are nominated.

Notice of Election

Anyone who is registered to vote and lives in Theale, or within three miles, can be nominated. Nominations forms must be signed by two people registered to vote in Theale. Completed nomination forms must be delivered in person to:

  The Returning Officer,
  West Berkshire Council,
  Council Offices,
  Market Street,
  Newbury,
  RG14 5LD

on Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and no later than 4 pm on Friday, 7th October 2016.

Nomination forms have been sent to the parish council office and should be available from the middle of the week. Public opening hours are 9:30am to 2:30pm. They can also be downloaded from:

www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/word_doc/0020/141806/Nomination-pack-incl-election-agent-notification-form-P-and-C.doc

The polling district and elector numbers required on the form can be obtained from the electoral roll. A copy of this will be available at the parish office. Alternatively, they can be obtained from West Berkshire Council's Electoral Services Department:

  Email: electoralservices@westberks.gov.uk

  Phone: 01635 519464

The forms are not as complicated as they look. Some are only applicable if standing under a political party. If you need any help then contact WBC electoral services.


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