Notice of election for Penrith West district ward

In Eden District Council for the office of Councillor

Notice is hereby given that a by-election is to be held for a Councillor for the Penrith West district ward.

Nomination papers may be obtained from the Returning Officer* during normal office hours see below for details. Completed nomination papers must be delivered to the Returning Officer on any day after the date of this notice**, between 10am and 4pm but not later than 4pm on Friday 3 September 2021, at the address shown below.

If the election is contested, the poll will take place on Thursday 30 September 2021 between the hours of 7am and 10pm.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by Tuesday 14 September 2021.

The deadline for new applications to vote by post or to change existing postal vote or proxy vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at the address shown below by 5pm on Wednesday 15 September 2021.

New applications to vote by proxy must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

The deadline for new applications to be received by the Electoral Registration Officer to vote by proxy on grounds of emergency is not later than 5pm on Thursday 30 September 2021.

Dated: 23 August 2021.

Eden District Council
Town Hall
Corney Square
Penrith
Cumbria
CA11 7QF

Paul Sutton
Returning Officer

* nomination papers can be obtained from the Electoral Commission website or will be emailed on request. Please contact the elections office for further information.

** appointments must be made to deliver a completed nomination papers to comply with the Covid safety measures operating at the Town Hall. Please call the elections team to make an appointment.

Last updated: Monday, 23 August, 2021.