Notice of election for parish and parish wards
For the office of councillor
Notice is hereby given that elections are to be held for the office of Councillor for the Parish Council or Parish Council wards listed below
|Parish or parish ward||Number of Councillors to be elected|
|Alston Moor (Alston)||Eight|
|Alston Moor (Garrigill)||Three|
|Alston Moor (Nenthead)||Four|
|Barton and Pooley Bridge||Five|
|Culgaith (Blencarn & Kirkland)||Three|
|Greystoke (Little Blencowe)||One|
|Long Marton (Brampton)||Two|
|Long Marton (Knock)||Two|
|Long Marton (Long Marton)||Three|
|Shap (Shap Rural)||Three|
|Sockbridge & Tirril||Five|
|Yanwath & Eamont Bridge||Five|
Parish nomination papers are available from the relevant Parish/Town Clerk, or from the office of the Returning Officer at the address below.
Delivery of Nomination Papers
Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Returning Officer at the address below on any day after the date of this notice. Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm (excluding bank holidays), but no later than 4pm on Wednesday, 3 April 2019.
If the election is contested, then a poll will take place on Thursday, 2 May 2019.
Applications to vote by post and amendments to existing postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the address below by 5pm Monday, 15 April 2019. Applications to appoint a proxy must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by no later than 5pm on Wednesday, 24 April 2019. Applications for emergency proxies may be made up until 5pm on Thursday, 2 May 2019. Application forms for postal or proxy applications are available from the elections office at the address below.