NOTICE OF ELECTION

North Kesteven

Number of County Councillors to be elected in each electoral division: One

 

Election of County Councillors for the Electoral Divisions listed below:

Bassingham & Welbourn 

Eagle & Hykeham West

Heckington

Hykeham Forum

Metheringham Rural

Potterhanworth & Coleby

Ruskington

Sleaford

Sleaford Rural

Waddington & Hykeham East

Washingborough 

 

1. Forms of nomination for the County Elections may be obtained at North Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF from the Deputy Returning Officer who will, at the request of an elector for any electoral area prepare a nomination paper for signature. Given the restrictions associated with Covid-19, any request for nomination papers should be made via email at BusinessSupportTeam@n-kesteven.gov.uk or telephone (01529) 308024.

2. Nomination papers must be delivered by hand to the Deputy Returning Officer, Lafford Terrace, North Kesteven District Council Offices, Sleaford NG34 7EF on any working day from the date of publication of this notice, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) between 10 am – 4 pm but no later than 4 pm on Thursday, 8th April 2021. Given the restrictions associated with Covid-19, it is strongly advised that candidates make an appointment with the Deputy Returning Officer in order that their nomination can be handed in by this deadline. Any request for an appointment should be made via email at BusinessSupportTeam@n-kesteven.gov.uk or telephone (01529) 308024.

3. In the event that Lafford Terrace, North Kesteven District Council Offices cannot be used for the purposes of receiving nomination papers, the contingency venue for receipt of nomination papers will be North Kesteven District Council, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF. ]

4. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday, 6th May 2021.

5. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at North Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF by midnight on Monday, 19 April 2021. Applications can be made online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

6. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at North Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF by 5 pm on Tuesday, 20th April 2021.

7. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at North Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF by 5 pm on Tuesday, 27th April 2021.

8. Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at North Kesteven District Council, Council Offices, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, NG34 7EF by 5 pm on Thursday, 6th May 2021. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Tuesday, 27th April 2021. To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Tuesday 27th April 2021.

 

Ian Fytche

Deputy Returning Officer

Published: Thursday, 25th March 2021